Saturday, August 31, 2013

Mr. Hamburger (1 of 3)

by T. C. Ricks

A man is transported to a future he does not understand and put on trial for crimes he does not believe he committed...or comprehend.  The future does not care.

Originally performed on the Smoke and Mirrors sci fi podcast in 2012.

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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Seventh Seal - Chapter 1 - Page 3

Page 3

Row 1 – Jesra sits, relaxing on a stoop, watching cars go by. She is obviously around 12.

Row 2 Panel 1 – Jesra sits up and spots something visible off panel.

Row 2 Panel 2 – Jesra in a thoughtful pose for a minute.

Row 2 Panel 3 – Jesra slides down the stairs of the stoop.

Row 2 Panel 4 – Jesra puts a small ratty looking doll down on the ground. It has some curious black marks about it.

Row 3 Panel 1 – Jesra strikes a match.

Row 3 Panel 2 – Jesra lights the doll on fire.

Row 3 Panel 3 – Jesra goes into ultra cute crying mode.

Jesra: Oh no! My dolly is on fire! Please someone help me!”

Row 3 Panel 4 – A man shows up, stomping the doll to try and put it out. Jesra is not in the panel.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Seventh Seal - Chapter 1 - Page 2

Page 2
Row 1 Panel 1 – Clock Shows 10:30am.

Row 1 Panel 2 – Door opens with a mother blithely carrying laundry folded in a basket.

Row 1 Panel 3 – Mother looks utterly shocked and drops basket.

Row 1 Panel 4 – Mother looks very angry with hands on her hips.

Row 2 – cut back shot of the neighborhood with moderately large type at the top. “PETER GABRIEL HARTZ! YOU ARE IN VERY BIG TROUBLE! GET TO SCHOOL...NOW!”

Row 3 Panel 1 – The imp, smiling, leaps up outside from the window onto the troll's shoulder.

VESUVIUS the Imp: “We did good this time Sluice. I really think we got it right.”

Row 3 Panel 2 – They start to walk out into the alley and into a crowded market place. They are clearly visible to people but no one runs away in panick.

Sluice the Troll: “Remind me why this is important again Vesuvius?”

Row 3 Panel 3 – Close shot of Vesuvius rolling his eyes and looking heavenward.

Row 3 Panel 4 – Shot of the two of them watching on the corner of the house while Pete dashes out the front door with his books.

Vesuvius: “Because this kid is a linchpin, that's why. He's important.”

Monday, August 26, 2013

Seventh Seal - Principal Characters

 Principal characters.

Vesuvius - An imp on the side of the light, wise cracking and a cynic.  He has potent illusion powers and sits on the shoulder of Sluice. 

Sluice - A rock troll on the side of the light.  Made to appear as a giant human by Sluice.  Straight man to Vesuvius's jokes.

Amanda - Beautiful and deadly, a wide range of powers and quite frankly outclasses our dynamic duo.  Looks human, but isn't.  But her change is more than a simple illusion.  Works for the Blight.

Pete - A young teen with a great destiny.

Jesra - A young teen with a highly variable destiny, and a great x factor.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Two For the Price of One

by T.C. Ricks, Originally performed at Naked City Atlanta

A student of the forbidden summons Faust for answers, and gets more than he bargained for.

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Saturday, August 17, 2013


Read by Alison Ho, Written by Emmit Other - Frankenstein's Daughter has a day.

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Friday, August 16, 2013

Surreal Killer

Read by Anthony D Davis by Emmit Other - A killer by unusual means.

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Seventh Seal - Chapter 1 - Page 10

Page 10

Giant scene of Sluice charging up and tackling Amanda just as she is getting back up, wrapped in a menacing nimbus of power.

In the background, Vesuvius sits on Jesra's shoulder, whispering in her ear.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

What Could Have Been - Seventh Seal - Chapter 1 - Page 1

The artist I originally collaborated on these with has since moved on.  I own the script now, but not the art so I won't be showing the beautiful 16 pictures of chapter 1.

But I'm tired of waiting for things to change.  It is not happening, so I will be releasing the script instead as if it were a web comic, per my original intentions with the Graphic Novel, "Seventh Seal." Each Tuesday and Thursday, a page at a time until done.

Page 1
Three Panels, Horizontal.

First panel shows an imp sitting on a window ledge, with a giant troll looking through the window down at a sleeping boy. The sunlight shines through on to the 12 year old's face.

Box lettering says: “Some people are a lot more important than they realize.”

Second panel is divided into three sections across the middle showing the imp jumping off the window sill, moving across the bed and jumping onto the alarm clock on the table.

Third is divided into two sections.

Bottom left panel: Box text. “People think that big things affect big people. They're wrong.”

Picture of the imp reaching into the alarm clock.

Bottom right panel: Box text. “It's the little things that matter most.”

Clock makes a 'sproink' sound. Imp looks satisfied while the boy snores.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

The Child

Read by Alison Ho.  Written by Emmit Other.  A mother copes with the grief at the death of her chilld.

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Saturday, August 3, 2013

Noir Femme Fetale

A poem about a femme fetale.  By Emmit Other.  Read by Laurice White.

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