The last panel was totally not a lazy move whatsoever. The white background with Lockdown running off to the side is symbolic of his...um...desperation as the lone man seeking his not-boyfriend...um....the whiteness gives it a...a...um...okay, half of it was laziness.
Perceptor's dialogue is painful to write sometimes because he's smart and thus, wordy. That means I got to break out the thesaurus and pretend I know what I'm doing. Sadly, he is actually not the hardest character to write for.