Yyyyyeah, you know better than to think it's a temporary side effect, TEDD, but you're sort of out of it and this is a 2002 comic, SO I'LL LET IT SLIDE.
Actually, Elliot looks pretty reserved for someone who just got turned into a woman. "WELL! This is certainly inconvenient. I had things I was going to do today, you know. MAN THINGS."
Ah, Female Variant #5. Loved by many, not so loved by many, indifferent to by many... Not sure where I was going with that, but opinions differ! And with good reason, as we're soon to find out.
Commentary added September 30, 2014