The Balena is the ship Minnow lives on, formerly captained by Andrea.
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How big are these ships? It's a little hard to judge scale based on the comic, but I'd assume they're about the size of a skyscraper or at least a tall building turned on its side or something. I just remember in volume 2 Seth Weever mentions that the Pristidae is somewhat smaller than the Balena, and that was an aircraft carrier, so the Balena must be pretty big.
The Balena is 633 meters in length, so... you know the Acclamators from the Clone Wars era? Those are 752 meters, so I'd say the Balena's about as long if you left out the Acclamator's tail section.
One other thing that just occurred to me, is the propulsion on these city ships magneto-hydrodynamic propulsion like in The Hunt for Red October? Because I don't think I've seen a single propeller on any vessel in this issue and the engine design of the Balena suggests some kind of intake manifold in the front.
Cool ship designs, are there any underwater or floating cities in this world or does everyone live on subs like these ones?
I like the thought of putting stuff like this on the chapter-covers, it could be a neat way to give a bit more background info about the setting without interrupting the story for exposition.