From layout to pencil, here’s what I do these days. I have a Cintiq, it speeds up the layout process immensely. The first 2 pics are digital, the 1st pic I sketch loosely in Photoshop with a thin pencil, I re-size things and move them around if needed. This is the part that REALLY helps, while drawing by hand sometimes I’ll have to re-draw whole poses because it doesn’t fit in a good composition or it’s just plain weird, so being able to move things around and re-size is amazing. Then the 2nd pic I go over it with a thicker size pencil(in Photoshop), then change it to a very light blue, print it out on 11×17 paper and do finished pencils over that with a 2B mechanical pencil. Then I scan that, send the large file to Cliff Rathburn who prints it out in blue again and inks that on his own paper. So yes, there are two originals for every page, pencils and inks.