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I'm often asked what a comics script format look like. There's no standard version, but I have one I adapted from Steve Gerber's, after an unpublished HOWARD THE DUCK script he posted on CompuServe (!) back in the day. So here's a self-contained script for a one-shot I'm particularly proud of: MARVEL ZOMBIES HALLOWEEN. Download it, then buy the published comic here on Comixology to compare the script to the finished version.
At the 2000 SPX, Steve Ellis and I thought we'd satirize the Jack Chick-style religious comic. Getting tongue-tied trying to explain why you were up on Messenger Hill on Walpurgisnacht covered in blood? Help is on the way in the form of this relgious tract comic book you can hand to your friends, loved ones or mental health professional.
ACTION PHILOSOPHERS are the lives and thoughts of history's A-list brain trust, told in a hip and humorous comic book fashion by me and artist Ryan Dunlavey! COMIC BOOK COMICS is our follow-up, the humorous-but-accurate history of the American comic book industry in comic book form!
Marvel Digital Comics
An alphabetical list of all my books up on Marvel's awesome Digital Comics service. Click on the link to check 'em out -- Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel Zombies, Herc, MODOK's 11, you name it ... although for most you'll have to sign up for their monthly subscription service to read beyond the first few pages, some you can be read in their entirety for free.
Martial arts enthusiast Tommy Zhou has invented a means to create solid objects from light -- and invented a superhero persona to promote it, The Weapon! He even concocted an origin story for himself based on ancient Chinese legends his grandfather told him. What Tommy never suspected, though, were that his grandfather's legends were real -- and now an all-too real millenia-old ninja cult is after him, convinced he's unlocked ancient mystical secrets! But he's not going to go down without a fight -- lots and lots and lots and lots of fights! Foucault's Pendulum meets Jackie Chan in this sprawling martial arts epic from me and Scott Koblish, serialized for free thanks to our friends at Drunk Duck!
Steve and I first tried to get into the SPX anthology in 1999 with this parody comic, which I guess was even too superhero-y for the editors, who rejected it. Can the Conservative Cruader hope to prevail when the Liberal Legion bands together to destroy him? Will our winged wonder be able to continue his neverending battle for truth, justice, and a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage?
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