So, to start off my layout challenge, I began drawing the shapes in the first two panels.
I started adjusting, to deal with the overall page proportions.
I actually worked on the last panel last.
This process of darkening parts of the figure---to give the figure or object density---is referred to as "spotting blacks."
It's the inker's job to fill these areas completely.
Here's about twenty minutes devoted to laying out page two of our spread:
So you can see it's on there rather lightly. Then I'd come back and give it more definitive form, like the first page!`~ C Lue Lyron