It’s such a new field of study, that you can’t even find bearded wormholes in a search of our trusty Googles.

But you must know by this time that we are above all else explorers of science, charting new frontiers and pushing the boundaries of what must exist in our heavenly (external) bodies. Why beards? How long do these follicles last? Can there be no shaving? We seek answers. We will not rest until they are explained.

The grant money should be pouring in any moment now.

After we had written this comic, we went to Dallas for a concert and discussed how to end this epic two-part series. You can drop in on that conversation below if you can’t wait for the stunning conclusion, probably to be posted early next week.