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The GUTTER is the blank space between panels in comics.

It’s the in-between, neither one panel nor the next.

Some might say the gutter isn’t part of the story. But the gutter is where the action happens. That ball didn’t bounce in the panels, it bounced in between them.

The gutter is transformative. It’s where the reality of one moment breaks apart and reshapes before becoming the next reality. The gutter blends infinite possibilities: old styles, modern ideas, every combination of shape and color and movement. Anything is possible in the gutter.

Me? I cross stitch.