Hi Portland! Please go to Floating World Comics on September 15th to check out the show Battles Without Honor and Humanity, curated by Sloane Leong. You will see the above piece, and many other pieces by insanely talented folks like Rebecca Mock, Jeremy Sorese, Kris Mukai, Ryan Andrews, Hwei Lim, Hunter Heckroth, and more – go here for additional info.
This is almost single-handedly inspired by the Akira Kurosawa film Drunken Angel. I wish I could find a clip of the dance scene, but here’s a clip from just before it happens.