A number of readers with sharp eyes and long memories have been asking about Susan Westbrook the new English teacher at Westview High. Susan is indeed the the former student who had a crush on Les when she was a student, as well as the teenager who attempted suicide when she was in high school and who was rescued by Les.
Susan has done well, well… sort of well, in the interim, and is now rejoining the cast as an ongoing staff member at the high school. Her backstory can be found in the book Funky Winkerbean: Could be a Book Deal Here, which can be found here and there on the net, but not necessarily in bookstores, go figure. The book also serves as a prequel of sorts to Lisa’s Story: The Other Shoe which is still quite available.
As to where things are going to go from here, well… let’s just say that I’m not at liberty to discuss it. Endings have to be earned.