Although plenty of the Galaxion crew obsess about their coffee, I happen to be a tea drinker. In recent years with loose-leaf specialty tea stores popping up around my city like, well, like they were Starbucks locations, I am in tea heaven. I have a growing collection of flavours, many of which involve chocolate in some way, but my morning favourite is a cinnamon blend. When I sit down to draw, I bring a cuppa tea to help get me going. Tea and comics. Yum.

But now, as if making sci-fi comics while I drink my tea was not geeky enough, I have (thanks to some recent gifts) leveled up my morning ritual. Behold, this is my new loose-leaf tea strainer:

And here is my fabulous new mug:

Here’s what they look like in action.

Seriously, I don’t think it can get better than this. If you notice the quality of Galaxion starting to improve over the next little while, I think we can confidently narrow down the cause. :-)