End of Chapter 1
The oversized panel, I hope, achieves the sense of pause after the climax and resolution of Lucky’s arc. There are still many unanswered questions at this point in the story, but Lucky has unambiguously stepped out of the picture for now, and Rudek now needs to think about what kind of person he is, and how he defines responsibility.
Plus, 50 was a nice round number. So let’s close Chapter 1 of Rudek and the Bear here, and look forward to further developments in Chapter 2!