In Red: A Haida Manga by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, each page is connected to other pages by black marks. I was told that pages connected this way can be read after one another, allowing for multiple stories to be told from a single collection of pages. This is illustrated below:
Let's describe each page as a tuple (row #, column #).
It appears that pages (1,1), (1,2), (2,1), and (2,2) have a black mark that connects them, but is disconnected from most of the rest of the larger black mark that connects most of the pages. A similar disconnected black mark occurs near the top right of the pages as well.
It occurred to me that if I interpret the left and right sides of the panel as potentially connected, and same with top-bottom. But even this would reduce the three connected components into two connected components.
Are these disconnected components intended to be interpreted as isolated stories that can be told with subsets of 3-4 pages? Or is there some other intended meaning here?