A visual running gag in my stuff is that I like to point the “this side up” arrows on boxes facing down.  Hilarious.  Seriously, go through Shortpacked! strips that take place in the stock room and there’s down-pointing arrows everywhere.

I do not recall if Joe’s upward pointing arrow here was intentional.  What the hell, sure.  Let’s give my older self some credit.  (In a few days we’ll tear that credit down, just you wait.)

I do, notice, however, that Joe’s house looks very much like the house of the friend who Joe was originally based on.