Man, I was almost ready to give up hope on my old Aiptek tablet, but it might still have some life left in it. In connection with downloading a new driver, I also put in a fresh non-rechargeable battery in the pen. And now it seems like's it might be up to the task of sketching my comics directly into Inkscape.

Here's a fist study I copied from George B. Bridgeman's "Constructive Anatomy" using myAiptek tablet, I'd have to say that's it a lot better than any other time: