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From Strip To Script &#8211 Adam Strange In JLA

From Strip To Script – Adam Strange In JLA

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it, to see what I can learn from the exercise. If you are or were ever into the superhero sorts in comics, I'm willing to bet you have some less […]

From Strip To Script &#8211 The Question

From Strip To Script – The Question

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it, to see what I can learn from the exercise. Now, for every reinterpretation of a superhero character that becomes the definitive version (anyone from the modern Captain Marvel to […]

From Strip To Script &#8211 Ryan Norths Dinosaur Comics

From Strip To Script – Ryan North's Dinosaur Comics!

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it, to see what I can learn from the exercise. Hi, guess who's still hung up on examining comic strips? Yeah, buddy, it's me. I forget if I went into […]

From Strip To Script &#8211 Kyle Bakers Plasticman Featuring Superman

From Strip To Script – Kyle Baker's Plasticman Featuring Superman

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it, to see what I can learn from the exercise. While I didn't read it at the time, I do remember this iteration of Plastic Man coming out waybackwhen; I […]

From Strip To Script &#8211 The Metabarons In Domestic Dispute

From Strip To Script – The Metabarons In Domestic Dispute

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it, to see what I can learn from the exercise. "Castrated and suffering from having accidentally killed his own son, Othon von Salza turns his back on pure martial arts…" […]

From Strip To Script &#8211 G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #1

From Strip To Script – G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #1

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it, to see what I can learn from the exercise. Happy belated Memorial Day, if that was a thing you observed. I'm using it as an (admittedly thin) excuse to […]

From Strip To Script &#8211 Taking On Ultron

From Strip To Script – Taking On Ultron

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it, to see what I can learn from the exercise. Sometimes…not always, but sometimes…it's kind of pretty easy to figure out what this thing should be about this week, even […]

From Strip To Script &#8211 Global Frequency #2 And Rescue Fiction

From Strip To Script – Global Frequency #2 And 'Rescue Fiction'

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it. I've been on an XCOM kick (again), recently. For an IRL pacifist, I do seem to endlessly return to military-sci-fi games as comfort food: XCOM, sorta-kinda Resident Evil, Mass […]

From Strip To Script &#8211 Kamen Rider Vol. 1

From Strip To Script – Kamen Rider Vol. 1

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it. Partly on a whim, partly because it was on sale at the time, but largely because I've still got something about Japanese superheroes percolating in the back of my […]

From Strip To Script &#8211 Casanova #1

From Strip To Script – Casanova #1

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to the latest installment of From Strip to Script, where I take a crack at reverse engineering a script from a finished page of someone else's comics. For the last couple pieces, I've been working my way through my Four Comics choices. This'll be the last one of those, and frankly, […]

From Strip To Script &#8211 Calvin And Hobbes

From Strip To Script – Calvin And Hobbes

By Josh Hechinger Welcome once more to From Strip to Script, where I take a shot at reverse-engineering a script from a finished page of someone else's comic. Did y'all catch that #fourcomics wave on Twitter? Jim Zub asked the Internet to name four comics that influenced them growing up, and the whole thing kinda […]

From Strip To Script &#8211 One Punch Man Vol. 2

From Strip To Script – One Punch Man Vol. 2

By Josh Hechinger Welcome once more to From Strip to Script, where I reverse-engineer a script from a finished page of someone else's comic. I just wrapped up the excellent Samurai Flamenco cartoon (kind of a Kick-Ass for Japanese superheroes, except sincerely in love with heroes and what heroism can inspire in people), so I've […]

From Strip to Script &#8211 Batgirl #35

From Strip to Script – Batgirl #35

By Josh Hechinger Welcome once more to From Strip to Script, where I reverse-engineer a script from a finished page of someone else's comic. So, last time, we tackled the wily double-page spread. This time, I want to take a swing at…hmm. You know, I'm not actually sure what to call the majority of this […]

From Strip To Script &#8211 She-Hulk #2

From Strip To Script – She-Hulk #2

By Josh Hechinger Welcome once more to From Strip to Script, where I reverse-engineer a script from a finished page of someone else's comic. I've never quiiiite gotten the hang of writing double-page spreads. I don't hate them as a reader, but as a writer, they're just not a tool I particularly enjoy using. I've […]

Break Into Comics Writing With Darby Pop At IDWs Script Contest

Break Into Comics Writing With Darby Pop At IDW's Script Contest

By Michele Brittany If you are an aspiring comic book writer, then opportunity is knocking at your door. Now through Wednesday, October 22, Darby Pop is holding a contest to find the best script for a one-shot issue. Darby Pop, whose titles are distributed through IDW, is looking for an aspiring writer who will spin […]