At that time, hipsters were the stereotype du jour, so having a couple of them in this new scene allowed me to include some wry humor and social commentary. Plus, Ione and Piper let me have two women talk about something other than a man.
|Piper's t-shirt in The Billionth Monkey, as found on Behance.|
|The third annual Cassette Store Day is just a couple of weeks away, on October 17.|
|Created by Steve Gerber and Sal Buscema, the Elf with a Gun was a random sub-plot|
of The Defenders comic books that wrapped up without ever involving the titular heroes.
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