I'd have to say its more becaues of the long time between updates, with no word. I hadn't checked the comic in months until I decided to check my "on hiatus" comic folder a day or two ago.
Its good to see the comic updating again. I'll pop into the forums on occasion to see if anyone else is around, but some comics just don't generate much discussion amongst the readership. (Scatterplot is another great comic that I really enjoyed, but it also had a rather dead forum)
"All right, it's instinctive. But the instinct can be fought. We're human beings with the blood of a million savage years on our hands. But we can stop it. We can admit that we're killers but we're not going to kill today. That's all it takes-knowing that