Max and Freak are in preschool and Max is known as Kicker because he likes to kick people and things.
In the first scene Max is in the down under which is what he calls his basement bedroom. In the second scene Kevin (Freak) can't reach his ornothopter in the tree.
In the third panel Max and Kevin are in the down under after Max helps Kevin get his Ornithopter out of the tree. They talk about the Fair Gwen of Air and the legend of King Arthur. Then the Fair Gwen sees Kevin with Max and gets scared then takes Kevin away in his wagon.