With the guys escaping from a Japanese prison, they decided they should probably just leave the country and not dilly-dally around in the land of the rising sun.
But, it would seem their plane is suffering from an unexpected delay.
Yes, the Simpsons did a gag where there was giant monsters interfering with a plane take-off too, but it didn’t have a giant horny moth fornicating with a 747… take that Matt Groening.
I was at a loss on how to portray the bouncy nature of today’s comic and I didn’t want to just do motion lines or apply motion blurs to everything… Then I thought up the tilted panels and figured that it worked just fine. I like the effect. It’s subtle but gets the message across in my opinion.