Aloysius gets deep into his tinkering
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Progress in Research: Chapter Three, Page Sixteen 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.)
The theme of the intellectual explorer who disappears into the insane clutter of his laboratory, neglecting the world outside in an obsessive quest has deep roots in the genre of alchemist paintings. An example, found at WikiPaintings:
Keep seeking, Aloysius!