Oh look, James found his confidence again.
The artist realized, somewhere along the inking process, that James' pose took a decided influence from Bruce Timm, particularly in the hip area. There was much embarrassment. Many of the knots are attempts at actual knots used in sailing. Probably not in the position they would be for tying off a boat, but if they were, they'd be off screen.
As for Misto... that's all Jareth's going to say on the matter.
Erik belongs to Leroux and Webber.
Jareth belongs to Henson, Lucas, and Bowie.
Norrington belongs to Disney, Bruckheimer, and Davenport.
Mistoffelees belongs to Eliot and Webber.