The last depcom was a nod to the coronavirus and I got a lot of flak for having the characters using masks. I live in Japan, where the use of masks is a very common site and there is no stigma attached to using them for hay fever, if you are sick, or if you want to prevent the spread of sickness. So I didn’t think much about it but I did get some angry grief about it, especially on Facebook. So, of course, you’re going to get another corona virus strip because that’s just the way I roll.
Here Robin gives advice for self-isolation. It’s been established before that she works at the Coffee Star, a fictional coffee shop owned by the Star corporation that runs everything in the world these people inhabit (Sunflower and Raven drink Beer Star, and Marie in HAttiE goes to the Coffee Star in her town).