First one is based on the War of the Worlds radio broadcast. It was first broadcast (Directed and narrated by Orson Wells) in 1938 with a series of news bulletins.
Many American's thought it was real and it caused widespread panic! Great story
Here my 4 drawings show Orson reading the broadcast, then vacated places; a pub, a house and a train (might want to click to view larger)
The second set is about the encyclopaedia of how long things take, I chose how long a Polaroid takes to develop