Well, i’m not an artist (i know that’s not the point but i can’t even draw a bath) so instead of doing Inktober i shall be embarking on my own invention of Typetober where everyday i shall post a written panel from an all-ages horror comic i’m writing!
So, everyday i’ll be adding to this thread with my story…i’m already two days in…
Free free to join me!
CAMP BLEH #1 1ST DRAFT
WRITTEN BY MATT GARVEY
PAGE ONE: CAMP PELLUCID. EXT. NIGHT
Three Equal wide panels on this page, please. Establishing “We” are on the lake of Camp Pellucid as we look towards shore as if we were a boat just left floating. The water looks eerily quiet. We can see a typical rickety summer camp dock to the left side of the panel and more towards the right we can see we campfire and four small silhouettes sitting around it. These are our four child protagonists, we cannot see them yet, but they are all around eleven years old, (from left to right in their seated positions) CHRIS a skinny little black kid. JACK an equally skinny white kid, SETH a little white rotund child and BECCA and skinny geeky looking red-headed girl with big glasses, who is obviously the smartest of the group. Beyond where the kids are sitting is a wooded area.
As above but we pull in closer to our protagonists, and we can just start to see them sitting around the fire.
Final wide panel of the page. We can now fully see all our protagonists, sitting on individual sideways logs around the campfire. Sitting there in shorts and t-shirts, each holding a long stick with melting marshmallows leaning over the fire. They all look miserable, except Seth who looks mesmerised by the melting treat and is licking his lips (but his feet is a rucksack). Chris has his head resting on his hand, JACK has his head leaning back looking like Charlie Brown when he screams and BECCA has her cheeks puffed out like she is blowing air out of her mouth to accentuate her boredom. Becca also has a rucksack next to her feet.
JACK: This is soooooooo boring.
CHRIS: I can’t believe that counsellor took our phones away.
PAGE TWO: CAMP PELLUCID. EXT. NIGHT
- Full panel of Seth with a mouth full of melted marshmallow, he has as much around his mouth as he does inside it. He is trying to talk with his mouth full and failing.
SETH: Wh Cwwwd always dwell gwhost stowies?
- Cut to Becca looking up and towards Seth, unimpressed with him talking with his mouth full.
BECCA: DON’T talk with your mouth full, Seth.
- Cut back to Seth wiping his mouth with his forearm.
SETH: Sorry, Becca.
I said we could always tell ghost stories?
- Cut to a panel of Chris and Jack. Chris has his head in his hands and Jack is rolling his eyes.
CHRIS: I can’t believe we’ve come to THIS already.
- Cut back to Seth who is now rummaging in his rucksack by his feet.
SETH: Don’t be like that, Chris, it’ll be fun.
- Pull in closer on Seth as he pulls a torch out of his rucksack.