Gosh, the tone of the early pages really doesn't quite fit with the later ones. The thing about webcomics is they're usually not edited the way a complete graphic novel would be, so you're going to get minor writing style changes like this.
I thought drawing the eyes like that would be a big timesaver. It wasn't and it doesn't look very good, so I'm glad I didn't stick with it. I was using a giant Prismacolor marker for the ink fills for Lt. Fairchild's hair instead of doing it digitally.
I never decided on a gender for the librarian.