Ah, that’s the trick.
I’m very pleased with the job Lon did with this page. To my eyes, it could be a classic pulp magazine cover in its own right.
(Click on the image for larger size.
Commencement: Chapter Three, Page Twenty-Six written and commissioned by Dr. Faustus of EroticMadScience.com and drawn by Lon Ryden is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.)