Friday, December 09, 2005

Issue 5

Issue Five: Yesterday’s heroes: Part one:

Page one:

Panel one: We see an establishing shot of what appears to be an isolated country mansion:

Panel two: we see SS, sensei, Winter and Bones walking in an underground tunnel.

Winter: what is this place.

SS: It’s an old safe house that Impossible and I used.

Sensei: And you appropriated it after he left.

Bones: He means you stole it. Or used it in an illegal or improper fashion.

Panel Three: closeup of splitscreen:

SS: Yes, Thank you, Bones. After the revolution I signed on with the Imperial guard. I figured a steady paycheck would help me with my plans. I also used some parts from the old Justice Sphere.

Panel Four: Closeup of Bones:

Bones: He means that he stole some more parts.

Page Two:

Panel One: Closeup of Splitscreen:

Ss: Thank you again. Yes I stole from the Abandoned Justice Sphere.

Panel Two: closeup of Sensei.

Sensei; And what do you do with your ill-gotten gains.

Panel Three takes up the rest of the page.

We see an underground hangar with a small transport ship. I’m thinking of an updated look of Blue Beetles bug.

SS: This!!!!!

Page three:

Panel one; Closeup of the Bug.

SS: It’s state of the art. Stealth tech plus everything we got from Messenger and Mother-One. We can go to London in this.

Panel Two: Closeup of Bones:

Bones: and we will not be detected?

Panel Three: Closeup of SS.

SS: Stealth Tech, bozo. That means we can’t be detected. And it’s got a cloaking device.

Panel Four: Shot of Sensei.

Sensei: Have you ever used it?

Panel Five: we see SS and Winter:

SS: Nope.

Winter: I’m sure it will be fine. I believe in you.

Panel six: The Bug flies away

Page four:

Panel One: facial close p of the bug. SS is the pilot. Bones is in the co-pilot chair.

SS: Just don’t screw anything up.

Bones: I’ll let you do that.

Panel two: Establishing shot of London.

Caption One: London.

Panel Three: All of them are in plain clothes walking down a London Street.

SS: I thought the Swaimi was dead.

Sensei: You were misinformed.

Bones: You must be used to that.

Sensei: His magical abilities have starved off the ravages of time.

Page Five:

Panel One: They enter a rundown flat in London.

SS: He lives here?

Sensei: A career as a crime fighter does not lead to pecuniary gain.

Bones: That means he’s broke.

SS: Will you just shut up.

Panel Two: sensei knocks on door.

Panel Three: We see the door and Sensei and hear a voice from the inside.

Swaimi: Go away.

Panel Four: We see the gang at he door.

Sensei: Karolin it’s me. Sensei.

SS: Karolin!?

Panel Five: We see the door and a voice.

Swaim: I know. Go away. I don’t wish to speak to you.

Panel six: Closeup of sensei.

Sensei; We’re coming in karolin.

Swaimi: I have a Spell of Protection around the door. No dice sensei.

Page six.

Panel one: Sensei kicks the door in.

Sensei: You Always were a sloppy magician.

Panel Two: Closeup of Swaimi.

Swaimi: Fine. Come in then. But state your business and be gone.

Panel Three: a page wide panel showing Swaimi’s cluttered, unkept apartment.

Swaimi: It’s not much. I know. But what do you expect on a magician’s salary.

Panel four: Closeup of Sensei:

Sensei: We need your help Karolin. We need to restore Steven.

Panel five: closeup of the Swaimi:

Swaimi: Oh No. You won’t involve me in any of your superheroics. You know what it cost me, Sensei. It cost me Alice.

Panel Six. We see Sensei and the Swaimi. The Swaimi has the phone next to his ear.

Sensei: What are you doing?

Swaimi: Turning you in. There’s probably a reward and I want no trouble.

Page seven:

Panel one: Winter is taking the phone from the swaimi.

Winter: I’ll take that.

Swaimi: Oh it doesn’t work anyway. I haven’t paid the bill in ages. It’s just for show.

Panel Two: Back to Sensei:

Sensei: Will you help us, Karolin. If we restore Steven. Maybe, just maybe, we can find Impossible.

Panel Three: Sot of SS and Sensei:

SS: Impossible! He’s back.

Sensei: perhaps/

Panel Four: We see, Sensei, SS and the Swaimi.

SS: Come on man. If we get the Doc back, we could overthrow the Triumvurate. And look at this place what have you got to lose.

Swaimi: My friend is gone Sensei. I haven’t seen him in years.

Sensei: We don’t need him. Just you.

Panel five:

The bug flies away over London.

Page eight:

Panel One: They are all in the Bug.

Sensei: You’re Sly’s kid.

SS: Yeah. Did you know him?

Sensei: We were in the Council together.

SS: I wish I could have known him when he was young……… I wish I could have known him at all.

Panel Two: Closeup of the Swaimi.

Swaimi: Do you really want to know him:

Panel Three: closeup of SS:

SS: Oh yeah.

Panel Four: Back to the Swaimi.

Swaimi:Well, listen up. I’ll tell you about our first meeting.

Panel Five: We see Bones and SS;

Bones: Go ahead. I’ll take over the stick. It may take a while for him to explain it to you in a way you would understand.

SS: We’re gonna have a talk, big man. Real soon, just you and me.

Page Nine:

Panel one: We get an establishing shot of Corridor City, circa 1955.

Swaimi: It was 1955. The doc had called me in with him to a special meeting in police headquarters.

Panel One: We see Doc, the Whisperer and the Swaimi standing in a room. The Doc is wearing his classic costume with the I in the middle.

Swaimi: I still don’t see why you need me Impossible.

DOC: Apparently we have a situation of a somewhat mystical nature.

Whisperer: You better be as good as advertised, gypsi.

Panel Two: We see King MOB; Our version of the Kingpin, escorted in by two cops and Captain Brady.

DOC: You have King Mob, Captain. That’s great news.

CAP Brady: Actually no. He ‘s in protective custody.

Whisp: King Mob. He needs the coppers to protect him. That’s the funniest thing I heard all day.

KING: Can it kid. You don’t know what I been through. You don’t know about Henry Grimes.

Panel Three: a shot of Doc:

DoC: Who’s Grimes?

Panel four: Shot of King Mob.

King Mob: One of my capos. You see it all started a few weeks ago….

Page 10.

Panel one: We see King Mob in bed with a women.

KING MOB: You see I had been getting a little familiar with Grimes wife. He was supposed to be out of town..

Panel two: Grimes walks in.

King Mob: He came home early.

Panel Three: MoB walks by an upset Grimes.

MOB: I guess he was a little upset. But he was smart. He knew to leave me alone.

Panel Four: We see Grimes choking his wife.

MOB: His wife. She wasn’t so lucky.

Panel Five: We see Grimes and his is wife dead on the floor.

MOB: I guess maybe he snapped. For a mobster, he was a bit off a religious guy

Page 11.

Panel One: We see Grimes shoot two more mobsters.

MoB: Anyway, he started taking out my guys. One by one.

Panel Two: A captured Grimes is walked through King Mob’s door.

MOB: I had to put an end to it.

Panel Three: King Mob. He is holding Grimes off of the ground choking him.

MOB: I understand he’d be upset. But he can‘t go about decimating my ranks.

Panel Four: Grimes is falling out a window into a river.

MOB: After I sent him home to the fishies. I thought it was the end of it.

Page 12.

Panel one: Shot of a changed Grimes holding two guns. He is now ORIGINAL SIN.

MOB: But a few weeks later he came back a changed man. He was calling himself Original Sin.

Panel two Closeup of Sin.

MOB: Had a crazy look on his face. And he was giving my men nightmares when he fought them. They was useless after he was done. It was like he had powers now.

Panel Three: closeup of Doc.

DOC: Could it be all of the pollutants you illegally dump in the river?

Panel FOUR: Closeup of DOC;

MOB: Wouldn’t know DOC. I’m just tryin’ to earn a living.

Panel Five: We see all of them.

Swaimi: What do you need us for?

MOB: Well you see, I or We’s got a problem. Grimes is holed up in one my warehouses with some men he’s converted.

DOC: And?

MOB: He’s got five pounds of weapons grade uranium.

Panel six: We see Doc and Mob

Doc: And how’d he get that.

MOB: Couldn’t tell ya.

Page 13

Panel one: We see them all together.

DOC: Give me the address.

Swaimi: I don’t know Impossible. I mean 5 pounds of Uranium. What can any of us hope to do?

Whisperer: Stop cryin’ Gypsi. We gotta stop that nut.

Swaimi: You’re such a sweet child.

Panel Two: All of them:

DOC: Are you coming, MOB:

MOB: I think I’ll stay right here with the boys in blue.

Whisperer: We don’t need him.

Panel Three: Establishing shot of a rundown warehouse.

Caption: Later that night.

Pages 14 and 15

We get a two page spread of DOC, whisperer and Swaimi go through a skylight on a roof of a warehouse.

Caption One: The Swaimi just needs more confidence. He’s never been the same since the omnivore.

Caption two: I don’t see what the Doctor sees in this third rate magician.

Caption three: I know what the Kid is thinking.What could the great Dr. Impossible need with a third rate magician.

The next three captions are on the other page.

Caption One: Impossible> He’ll come through. He always does.

Caption two: Whisperer> I’m gonna have to step up my game to cover for this guy.

Caption Three: Swami> Can I still do it? Can I?

Page 16

Panel One: We see Original sin confront Impossible:

SIN: Welcome Impossible. I see you brought some helpers with you.

Panel Two: We see Whisperer and the Swaimi.

Whisperer: We’re more than helpers, psycho.

Swaimi: That’s right. Please don’t hurt me.

Panel Three: Closeup of Sin.

Sin: Oh I won’t. I got what I came for. I needed a little radioactive boost for my powers. Send them home to mama boys.

Panel four: Three of Sin’s henchman fire weapons.

Panel Five: Impossible flies in front of the men and deflects the bullets.

Page 17: Panel one: We see sin with three more henchman.

SIN: Let it loose boys. You can’t be everywhere Impossible, and eventually one of those bullets gets through.

Panel two: We see two guys with guns.

Henchman1: Hey, what’s that. Did you hear something?

Henchman 2: No nothing.

Panel Three: We see Whisperer choke one of the henchman.

Whisperer: Nothing but a whisper!!!

Henchman: ARRGH!

Panel four: We see the other henchman:

Henchman: Hey, Johnnie!!!!

Panel five. The whisperer has wrapped his arm around the mouth of the henchman.

Whisperer: Be quite Frankie: Very Quiet.

Panel six: We see the Whisperer drag him off.

We hear a shrieking scream.

Page 18

Panel one: Another heanchman fires at the swaimi:

Henchman: You’re dead raghead

Swaimi: Not really. A simple spell. Ferrous Inverneous.

Panel Two: Bullets go through swaimi.

Panel Three; back to the Henchman and Swaimi.

Henchman: Those bullets went right through you.

Swaimi: That’s right. And they didn’t hurt a bit. Can’t say the same about you, old chap.

Panel four: We see the Henchman with bullet holes bleeding.

Henchman: Hey, I don’t feel so good.

Panel Five:The man falls. We see the swaimi.

Swaimi: What a waste.

PaNEL SIX. We SEE Sin and Doc.

Sin: Okay, Impossible. Just you and me. Mano a Mano.

DOC: Do your worst Sin.

Page 19.

Panel One:

We see Sin whack Doc.

SiN: Oh I will. And we’re both gonna learn something.

Panel Two: Doc Hits back:

Doc: You’re strong Sin. I’m not sure where you’re channeling that power from…..

Panel Three:

Sin throws some dust at Doc:

SIN: I paid the price for this power.

Panel Four: He grabs Doc from behind. His hands are on Doc’s face.

Sin: what’s your greatest Sin Doc?


Panel Five. Doc is on his knees. Sin behind.

Sin: Well that was something. Something I didn’t expect.

Doc: You’ll pay for that Sin.

Page 20:

Panel One: Doc throw Sin over his shoulder.

DOC: You see. I have a healing factor.

Panel Two: Impossible punches him in the gut.

DOC: and you don’t

Panel Three: Doc Kicks Sin in the gut.

Doc: You get tired.

Panel four: Doc Picks Sin Up.

Doc: And I don’t

Panel five: Doc throws sin into a wall.

Doc: Let’s see your toxin induced powers help you now.

Page 21.

Panel one: we see Swaimi, Doc and Whisperer

Swaimi: What happened to you?

Doc: I saw a vision. Just a vision. But he’s definently got some kind of supernatural booster.

Panel two: The whisperer has Sin tied up;

Whisperer: I got him doc.

Panel Three: doc and the Swaimi.

Doc: This is what I needed you for, Karolin.

Swaimi: If you insist.

Panel four: Whisperer and Doc.

Whisperer: what’s he gonna do?

Doc: You’ll see.

Panel five: Swaimi grabs Sin from behind on his face.

Swaimi: You who have preyed on the weak and defenseless. You who have given your soul to evil. Surrender it, Surrender it to me now!!!!

Panel Six: We see swaimi transform intp a demon.

Demon: Surrender it to the lord of vengenance.

Page 22

One page spread

We see a demon struggle with a demon that has arisen from Sin.

Page 23.

Panel one: we see the Swaimi exhausted.

Swaimi: It is over. The demon has been exorcised. It is my time to go.

Panel two: Doc and the Swaimi:

Doc: Thank you, Karolin

Panel Three: Swaimi and the Whisperer:

Swaimi: So you’re the new sidekick.

Whisperer: Yep. And I’m going to be the world’s greatest detective someday.

Panel Four: closeup of Swaimi:

Swaimi: Yes, I believe you will.

Panel 5: We are back in the present. We see the bug in the air.

Page 24

Panel one: We see SS and the Swaimi.

SS: Thank you, I was able to actually see that memory through your eyes.

Swaimi: You’re welcome. He was a fine man.

Panel Two: We see Bones.

Bones: We’re back in Corridor City. We’re ready to land.

Panel Three: We see SS.

SS: Where are we going.

Panel four: we see Sensei.

Sensei: You’ll see.

Panel five: The whole group is standing in front of an old folks home.

SS: Who or what is here.

Sensei: The answers.

Roll credits.

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Issue 4

Issue Four: DAYS GONE BY.

This issue is an interlude tale and serves as a breather from the main storyline. However, it provides relevant background material.

Page One

Standard three panel page.

Panel One: Establishing shot of Hong Kong.

Caption one: Hong Kong, 1935

Panel Two

We see a large group of men and women in formal attire attending a party.

Panel Three:

We see three men sitting at a table with a woman sitting between them.

The woman is named Maggie Malone. She is sitting between Chow So Phat and two of his henchman.

Chow: It is too late for you, woman. When I sell our little trinket to the Japanese, all the world will be sitting underneath the Setting sun.

Maggie: You’re betraying, your own country. Stand up to the Japs and fight like a man.

Chow: We have already lost. Now it is about position in the new world order.

Page two: Five panel page. Three across the top and then two wide panels.

Panel One: A man whispers in Chow’s ear.

Man: He is hear.

Panel two: Close up of Chow. He is smug.

Chow: It is my turn to watch him cower.

Panel Three: Close up of Maggie.

Maggie: Dr Impossible over hear!

Panel Four: We see the crowd part and Dr. Impossible is in a tux in the middle.

DOC: ALL I WANT IS THE GIRL. I’ll SPARE you and your men if you give up now.

Panel Five: We see everyone at the table and DOC I off to the side talking to them.

CHOW: You have no bargaining power, Impossible. I have the girl and the sphere.

Impossible: You have five seconds.

CHOW: I think I will make her my wife.

Maggie: Not happening, ever!

Page Three:

Your favorite. A ten panel page.

Panel One: Close up of DOC.

DOC: Five….

Panel TWO: close up of Chow. He pulls the Cosmic Sphere out from under the table.

CHOW: You forget, Doctor. I have the sphere. And the power to change reality.

Panel Three: Close up of Chow.

Chow: The power to make all of these people, ruthless Chinese agents.

Panel Four: Close up of Doc.

Doc I: Four……

Panel Five: Back to Chow.

Chow: I will do it Impossible! I will destroy you!

Panel Six: Back to the Doctor:

Doc: Three…..

Panel seven: Close up of Maggie.

Maggie: Come on, Doctor. Aren’t you gonna save me? Like you always do.

Panel eight: Back to Chow:

Chow: Quiet. I have had enough of this mouthy reporter. Remember, you forced my hand Impossible. I will do it! I will create one hundred super Chinese agents!!!

Panel Nine: Back toDoc I:

DOC I: Do it!

Panel 10: back to Chow:

Chow: It is done!

Page Four:

Four panel page.

First panel is a shot of the ballroom. All of the guests. Nothing has happened. This is a long panel that extends across the page.

Second panel. A close up of the group at the table. It is a reaction shot. Nothing happened. This is a long panel that extends across the page.

Third panel: Close up of Chow.

Chow: Wha??? Nothing happened. Where are my one-hundred super Chinese agents?

Fourth panel: A shot of Doc I. He is holding the real cosmic Sphere:

DOC I: There not coming, Chow. I have the real Sphere. The most powerful weapon in existence is not for your limited imagination.

Page Five.

Five panel page.

Panel One: Shot of Chow. He turns towards one of the men by his side.

Chow: No! This was given to me by trusted number one Yao Sing.

Panel Two. Closeup of Doc.

Doc: ‘Fraid not. Your trusted number one….

Panel three: We see the man taking off a mask.

Doc I: Is actually my number one. Kid Commando. Master of disguise.

Panel Four: Shot of Chow.

Chow: This cannot be. Where are my hundred super Chinese agents?

Panel Five: We see Maggie punch Chow:

Maggie: Right here, you big loser.

Page Six:

Three panel page.

Panel one:We see Maggie by the Doc’s side. His hand is on her shoulder. Kid Commando is standing near by.

Maggie: What took you long?

Doc I: You shouldn’t have been here in the first place.

Kid Commando: Hey doc, we best be gettin.’

Panel Two: Chow has regrouped. He has several of his associates with him. They are holding guns.

Chow: You may have the sphere. But I am still a big man.

Panel Three: The associates fire their weapons.

Page seven:

Three panel page.

Panel one: Doc I positions himself in front of Maggie and the Kid. The bullets deflect off his chest.

Panel Two: Doc I tells Maggie and the Kid to get a head start. He is starting to pick up a table.

Doc: Get to the rendezvous point. I’ll hold them off.

Panel Three: Doc I swings the table and hits Chow and some of the thugs.

DOC I: You’re done Chow. Your Japanese Masters won’t approve of your failure.

Page eight.

Panel one: The kid and Maggie are standing by a window. Doc I is running towards them.

KID: Boy, Doc. You’re starting to run really fast, now.

DOC: Yeah, all my powers seem to be getting stronger.

Maggie; Hey boys, those guys are starting to close in.

Panel Three: A front view of the three. Doc I’s hands are on each of their respective shoulders.

Doc I: Don’t worry. I’ve got us covered.

Panel Three: The camera is behind the three of them as Doc jumps out the window holding on to them.

Page Nine:

Full page of them leaping out the window and heading towards the ground.

KID: Boy Doc. One of these days you might even fly.

Page Ten:

Two panel page.

Panel one:

We see them get into a convertible>

KID: Why didn’t you just use the Sphere, Doc.

DOC: That object is too powerful for anyone, Kid. Even me.

Maggie: I’m just glad I’m no longer Chow’s prisoner. You saved me Doc.

Panel two:

They are driving away in the car. The KID is driving.

KID: Hey, what about me?

MAGGIE: I could have been killed while I was keeping your cover. And what took you so long to switch the sphere’s……

Doc I: Women, kid. There’s no pleasing them.

Page eleven:

Four panel page.

Establishing shot of Princeton Univeristy.

Caption One: Some months later.

Panel two: We see a shot of a university building.

Panel Three:

We see two men walk past a door.

Man 1. I’m telling you Albert, your theory is wrong…..

There is a sign on the door that reads: Professor Impossible.

Panel Four.

We see inside the classroom. DOC is at the podium finishing a lecture.

DOC I: That will be it for today. Be prepared to discuss Caesar’s conquest of Gaul next time.

Page 12:

Six panel page

Panel one: We see an assistant dean walk in the room with another man who is a government agent.

Dean: Doctor. This is Mr. Haber. He works for the state department. He wanted to talk to you.

Doctor: My pleasure. How are you Mr. Haber?

Panel two. Close up on Haber.

Haber: Not so well. Doctor. I, or rather your country requires your assistance.

Panel Three: Back to Doc I

Doc I: How so?

Panel Four. Back to Haber.

Haber: I became aware of recent exploits in Hong Kong from an associate in the military.

Panel Five: Back to the Doc

Doc: That’s supposed to be classified.

Panel Six: Back to Haber.

Haber: Oh, it is. I assure you. I have the highest of clearances. We have a prolem in North Africa. One that needs your attention.

Page 13.

Three panel page

Panel one:

We see the Doctor and Kid Commando riding in a prototype jeep. The Kid is driving.

Caption one: North Africa, 1936.

Doc I: I take it that you’re the military associate Haber was alluding to?

KID: Of course. This is a problem of a mystical, supernatural nature. And I only know one man who has a doctorate in History and Physics and has superpowers.

Panel two: The camera closes in on the Doctor and the Kid.

Doc I: Only one?

KID: Don’t kid me. I’m glad there’s only one superman, and the good old red, white and blue got him.

Panel three: They get out of the jeep.

Kid: We walk the rest of the way.

Doc I: So you really think we’re dealing with the spear of destiny.

Kid : That’s what my intel’ says.

Page 14:

Three panel page.

Panel one: They climb up a mountain trail.

Doc I: And just how did you get this Intel’?

Kid: You don’t want to know, Doc. There’s some things you shouldn’t be associated with.

Panel two: They sit behind some rocks.

KID: How’s Maggie doing?

Doc I: She’s not talking to me. The government wouldn’t let her publish her story about Chow Phat and the cosmic sphere. She blames me. And you.

KID: Well, that’s government censors for you. ( Pause) She’ll come around. She always does.

Panel Three:

We see a front view of them as they appear to be peering over rocks. The kid is eating an apple.

DOC I: Well there they are. Are you sure the spear’s here?

KID: Oh yeah, and we can’t afford to let them have it.

Page 15:

One page pinup. We see a shot of a desert valley with a plethora of Nazi vehicles and weapons.

KID: That’s a lot of firepower. They must be ready to move the spear.

DOC I: I see it. It’s in a crate in that transport vehicle.

KID: How can you see that?

Page 16:

Panel one: Doc looks up.

DOC I: We’re not alone. He’s coming.

Panel Two: Two German soldiers. Heidl and Schlitz appear.

Heidl: Look here, Schlitz. We have two Americaners.

Schlitz: Take them alive, Heidl. We must interrogate them before we kill them.

Panel Three: Back to the Kid and DOC.

KID: I’ll follow your lead, doc.

DOC: You do that.

Panel Four:

Impossible punches Schlitz in the gut.

Page 17

Four panel page:

Panel one: The punch has no effect.

Schiltz: Puny American. You are no match for….

Panel two: Schlitz disrobes in a blur and turns into Blitzkrieg.

Blitz: Blitzkrieg. !!!

Panel Three:

He punches both the Kid and the Doc.

Blitz: I am the Nazi super soldier.

Panel Four:

We see the Kid and the Doc fall towards the valley.

KID: You can fly, right?

DOC: It’s more of a leap actually. But we will be okay. There’s only about 200 Nazi’s down there.

KID: Oh, that’s not bad.

Page 18:

Four Panel page.

Panel one: They hit the ground.

DOC I: You ready?

KID: Oh. Yeah. I been achin to get me some Nazi.

Panel two: several nazi soldiers approach.

NAZI’S: Schnell, Schnell!!!

Panel Three: The Kid Strangles a Nazi:

KID: Take that, Kraut.

Panel Four: Impossible dispatches three Nazi’s

DOC I: Too easy.

Panel Four: A Nazi soldier takes aim at the Doc with a luger.

Nazi: You vill fall before the before the might of the Nazi empire.

Page 19:

Five panel page.

Panel one: We see bullets bounce off of Doc I.

Doc I: Guess not.

Panel Two: We see Blitzkrieg and several soldiers behind him.

Blitz: Va. You are overrated. Like all things American.

Panel Three: We see Doc and the KID.

DOC: I’ll handle the super-soldier. You take out the others.

KID: Hey, I don’t have superpowers.

DOC I: I’ll help out when I’m done.

Panel four: Close up of Blizkrieg.

Blitz: I vill grind your bones to dust.

Panel Five: closeup of Doc.

Doc I: Bring it.

Page 20.

Five panel page

Panel One: Blitzkrieg punches Impossible.

Blitz: Puny Americaner. Why don’t you cry for your mommy?

Panel Two: DOC has a black eye.

Doc I: This is the last time I’m getting hit today.

Panel Three:

Doc I speeds towards Blitzkrieg.

DOC I: You’re done, Nazi Vermin.

Panel Four: He whacks Blizkrieg

Blitz: oof!!!!

Panel five:

Blitzkrieg flies off, high in the sky.

Blitz: Ve will meet again, Americaner.

Page 21

Four panel page

Panel One: We see Doc I standing.

Doc I: Time to get the spear of Destiny.

Panel two: We see his vision reveal the location inside a crate.

Panel Three: Doc I uses superspeed to go to the crate. He flies by several Nazi’s.

Nazi: There he goes.

Panel Four: Doc I holds the Sphere of Destiny.

Doc I: Time to gather the KID and go.

From off camera we hear the KID say” I’m in trouble”…..

Page 22

Three panel page

Panel one. The kid is tied to some discarded machinery. A tank is taking aim at him.

Panel two: Impossible speeds towards tank

Panel three: Doc I whacks and crushes the Tank.

Page 23

Three panel page.

Panel one: Doc I is carrying the Kid as they speed away on foot. He also has the spear.

KID: I coulda got out of that.

Doc I: Yeah, in a coffin.

Panel Two. They hop in a jeep.

KID: Where now Doc? And what about the spear?

DOC I: I know someplace safe for it. Out of everyones hands.

Panel Three: Establishing shot of Washington DC.

Caption: Washington DC, days later.

Page 24

Four panel page

Panel one: We see Haber talking to the Doc and Kid in an office building. The Kid is eating again.

Haber: Well it’s a shame the spear was destroyed.

KID: Sure is, huh Doc.

Doc I: A tragedy.

Panel Two: All three continue to talk

Haber: Doctor, I’d like to make you an offer. There’s a war coming. We’re going to need good people like yourself, but even more important we’re going to need symbols. And you and the Kid are good together. You’ll inspire others.

Doc I: I’m not a government lackey.

KID: I am.

Panel Three: All three continue to talk.

Haber: You won’t be working for the government, Doc. You’ll be working for America.

KID: let’s do it, Doc.

Doc I: Alright. But I only answer to one man. And that’s FDR.

Haber .Done.

Panel Four: We see a shot of Doc I and Kid Commando in costume.


Sunday, November 27, 2005

Issue Three

Page one:

One panel pinup of a Troll standing above Splitscreen and Bones about to crush them.

Caption: This is bad. Really bad. Me and this blob against a troll. It reminds me of my first solo mission.

Page two:

Flashback time: Let’s go for our effect either grainy or color.

The classic six panel page.

Panel one.

A young David Gordon maybe two years into his crimefighting career is watching the tv. While sitting on the floor. Dr. I is in a chair behind him reading the paper.

Caption One: Corridor City, 1985.

TV: The Killer Vigilante know as the SILENCER as struck again. Police discovered the Larva man’s corpse in a dumpster near Broadway Street….

Panel Two:

David turns back towards Doc I.

David: Shouldn’t we do something about him. You always said heroes shouldn’t kill.

Panel Three

DR I Still reading the paper.

Dr I: All that can be done is being done.

David: We should get him We haven’t even gone after him.

DR I: You’re not ready for this case.

Panel four:

Dr I stands up.

Dr I: I’m leaving for a mission with the Justice Council.

Panel Five.

Dr talking to David.

DR I: Do your homework. And no patrols.

David: But I’m…

Dr I: No patrols.

Panel Five:

We see a reporter talking on the TV.

REPORTER: Who is this vigilante that kills?

Page Three.

Five Panel page.

Two on top. Two in the middle. One on the bottom.

Panel One.

We see David putting on the splitscreen costume.

Caption one: Of course, I didn;t listen.

Panel two.

We see DOC I 5.1 trying to talk David out of it.

Caption One: My keeper, DOC I 5.1 tried to talk me out of it.

Panel three.

David pushes DOC I 5.1 aside.

Caption One: But I was determined.

Panel four

David makes a fist

Caption one: The Silencer was giving us a bad name.

Panel Five.

David swings through the streets.

Caption one: If the Doctor wasn’t bringing him in, I was.

Page four:

Five panel page.

Two on top. Two in the middle. One on the bottom.

Panel One:

We see Splitscreen on a tower.

Caption one: Of Course I don’t know where to start.

Panel two

Splitscreen enters the office of Captain Denney. Corridor City PD.

Caption one: I went to Captain Denney.

Panel three.

The captain laughing.

Caption one: But he just laughed and sent me away.

Panel four.

We see Splitscreen watching from a rooftop.

Caption one: I tried staking out locations. But I just got bored.

Panel five.

Splitscreen returns to his house.

Caption One: I was ready to give up.

Page five:

Five panel page. Two on top. One in the middle. Two on the bottom.

First panel:

David is eating while talking to DOC I 5.1.

David: I guess I’m not such a great detective.

DOC I 5.1: Have you tried the ANSWER?

Panel two

David looks surprised.

David: The answer?

Panel Three

David walks towards a mailbox on a residential street.

Caption one: He was apparently some cape who had a lot of connections.

Panel four

David leaves a paper in the mailbox.

Caption 1: This was how you contacted him.

Panel five:

The ever present rooftop. David is waiting. He sees a shadowed man approach.

Caption one: And the ANSWER met me that night.

Page Six:

Four panel page.

One on top. Two in the middle. One on the bottom.

Panel one: We see the Answer and Splitscreen talking.

Answer: You’re Impossible’s new sidekick, right. What do you need from me. He’s the man.

Splitscreen: The Silencer. How do I find him.

Panel two:

Close up of Answer.

ANSWER: He’s not in your league, kid.

Panel three.

The answer looks determined.

This is above you.

Panel Four

The answer starts to leave and Splitscreen says:

Splitscreen: Why is everyone afraid of this guy?

Answer: We’re not afraid of him. We’re afraid he might be right. And kid.

Splitscreen: yep.

Answer: He’s closer than you think.

Page seven:

Three panel page.

Panel one.

Splitscreen is sitting on a watchtower.

Caption One: days later.

Caption 2: Doc I had left on another mission. And I went solo again.

Panel Two:

We see newspaper articles detailing the deaths of several supervillians. Larva man, Backfire, and the Sanitizer.

Caption One: I had figured out one thing. All of the costumed creeps who had been killed by the Silencer had recently been release from jail on technicalities.

Panel Three:

We see Splitscreen following Bricklayer, a new villain to design.

Caption One: So I followed Bricklayer. The latest villain to beat his rap.

Page eight.

Three panel page.

Panel one.

We see Splitscreen follow Bricklayer.

Caption oNe: I kept my distance.

Panel two:

Bricklayer reaches a railyard and we see the Silencer appear.

Caption one: And when we reached the railyard. The Silencer appeared.

Panel three

The camera is looking at the front of Bricklayer as the Silencer swooshes in from behind him. I envision the Silencer as resembling the old Shadow character. All cape and hat as he moves.

Bricklayer: Oh man!

Page Nine:

Three panel page.

First Panel:

The silencer is firing both his guns at Bricklayer.

Caption One: He was going to kill him.

Second panel:

Splitscreen swings into the Silencer. Bricklayer is screaming.

Bricklayer: Help me!

Panel Three

The silencer and Splitscreen tangle.

Silencer: What are you doing , kid?

Page 10

Three panel page.

First Panel

Splitscreen hits the Silencer again.

Silencer: This isn’t your fight.

Panel two:

The silencer has grabbed Splitscreen and is now in control of him.

Silencer: Back off kid!

Splitscreen: You can’t kill him.

Panel three

Bricklayer has escaped. Silencer is furious with Spliscreen.

Silencer: He’s gone. You don’t know what you’ve done.

Page 11.

Five panel page.

Panel one;

We see an establishing shot of Impossible tower. The home of Doc I and Splitscrreen.

Caption one: Days later.


Panel two.

We see David in a tux looking in a mirror.

Caption One: I was getting ready for my junior high dance.

Panel three.

We see a car driven by Doc I 5.1 with David as a passenger.

Caption one: 5.1 drove me to my dates house. Jenny Hayden. She was cute. Not gorgeous, but ok.

Panel four.

Jenny opens the door

Caption one: I felt bad for her. Her mother had been killed by the Sanitizer after he was released. Her dad was a D.A. who worked all the time.

Panel five

Jenny and David walk away and we see her father faintly through the front window.

Caption One: She was my friend and I felt bad for her. I knew what she was going through, so I asked her to the dance. Her father usually came to the door though.

Page 12.

Six panel page.

Panel one

We see Jenny and David exit the car. She is excited.

Caption One. It was the first time I had seen Jenny smile in weeks.

Panel two:

They walk in the dance.

Caption one. She thought it was cool to be driven by 5.1 and to be with Doc I’s ward.

Panel three

Their dancing.

Caption one: Our identities were common knowledge. Doc I had no family to protect and my identity was obvious after my parents death.

Panel four

They chat with friends.

Caption one. Besides we were well protected.

Panel five.

He holds up a cup full of punch.

Caption one: And after all you don’t tug on Superman’s cape.

Panel six.

We see an image of Jenny’s father.

Caption One; And you don’t mess with Batman’s kid.

Page 13.

Five panel page.

Panel one.

David crushes the glass.

Caption One: Oh, know.

Panel two:

We see the face of the Answer.

Caption one: Someone close.

Panel three

David talks to Jenny

Caption one: I made my apologies.

Panel four

Jenny is at the dance, upset.

Caption one: He was a .D.A. Villians were being released right and left. And his wife had been murdered by one of them.

Panel five-a wide panel at the bottom. We see Splitscreen streak off.

Caption one: And the Black Cowl had just been freed.

Page 14.

Five panel page.

Two on top. One in the middle. One on the bottom.

Panel One:

We see Splitscreen on top of a warehouse.

Caption One: I went to the black cowl’s hideout.

Panel two;

We see the Silencer in the shadows.

Caption one: And there was the Silencer in the rafters.

Panel three;

This is a wide panel. Splitscreen swings towards the Silencer.

Panel four

Spliscreen punches the Silencer.

Panel Five.

The silencer’s cowl comes off. It is Jenny’s father.

Splitscreen: It is you!

Page 15

A five panel page. One on top.two in the middle. Two on the bottom.

Panel one

The silencer and Spliscreen fight on the rooftop.

Panel Two:

The silencer looses his footing.

Panel three

He’’s holding on to the ledge with his hand.

Panel four

Spliscreen tries to help him.

Splitscreen: Let me help you!

Silencer: No kid!

Panel five.

Close up on the Silencer.


Silencer: It’s better this way. When my wife died, so did I. Now I’m a killer. Tell Impossible to take care of Jenny.

Page 16

One panel page

The silencer falls to his death as Splitscreen looks on.

Page 17

Six panel page

Panel one

Splitscreen has his head bowed explaining to Impossible.

Caption one: I went home to the Doctor and told him everything.

Panel two. We see Splitscreen sad.

Caption one: I screwed up big time.

Panel three.

Doc I talking to Jenny

Caption one: Jenny was devastated.

Panel four

Jenny slaps David.

Caption one: She never forgave me.

Panel five.

Doctor putting Jenny into a car.

Caption one: The Doctor told me she went to live with her aunt and uncle.

Panel Six

Back to present day. Close up of Splitscreen’s anguished face.

Caption one: And right now, I’ve got the same pit in my stomach.

Page 18

Five panel page

One on top, two in the middle. Two on the bottom.

Panel one:

We see the troll above Splitscreen and Bones.

Caption One: That’s one big dude.

Panel two:

Troll swings hammer at Splitscreen

Panel Three

Splitscreen dodges blow

Panel four:

Spliscreen jumps on the trolls back.

Panel five

He starts to rape his swinging rope around the Troll’s neck. Bones is still on the ground.

Spliscreen: Come on man. Help me out!

Page 19

Three panel page

Panel one

The troll shakes Splitscreen off his back

Panel two

He lands by Bones.

Splitscreen: That’s it! We’re done and your useless.

Panel three

The troll approaches with his hammer ready to crush them.

Splitscreeen: I never got her number.

Page 20

Two panel page.

Panel one

Winter takes out the troll’s legs with her sword.

Panel two:

He falls to the ground.

Splitscreen: Nice swing.

Bones: Aye, that was an excellent move.

Splitscreen: You speak English?

Page 21

A six panel page.

Panel one.

Closeup of Bones. He speaks with a slightly Russian accent.

Bones breaks the chains.

Bones: Of Course.

Panel two:

Close up of Bones.

Splitscreen: And clearly you could have gotten out of those chains and helped at anytime.

Panel three.

Bones touches Splitscreen’s shoulder.

Bones. Yes, comrade. But it vas you who inspired me.

Splitscreen: Me?

Panel four:

A shot of Bones:

Bones: To see one as pathetic as vou, struggle for life, gave me new hope, new vigor.

Panel five

Winter, Bones and Splitscreen in the shot.

Winter: Will you help us?

Bones: Of Course comrades.

Splitscreen: How do we get him out of here?

Panel six.

Splitscreen and Bones

Splitscreen: We can’t exactly put you in a suit and tie.

Bones: No, problem.

Page 22.

Four panel Page. One on top, two in middle, one on the bottom.

In the top panel we see Bones transform into Alexander from Divinity fame.

Panel two:

Closeup of Winter:

Winter: You’re kinda cute without the bones.

Panel three.

Closeup of Splitscreen:

Splitscreen: How’d you do that?

Panel four

A shot of Bones.

Bones: My people have two forms. One for battle and our normal form.

Page 23.

Three panel page.

Panel one.

We see all three.

Winter: Let’s get back to the sewer.

Panel two

Sensei’s headquarters.

We see Sensei, splitscreen, bones and winter.

Sensei: I see you met with success.

Winter: What’s next?

Panel three.

Sensei and Splitscreen.

Sensei: I’m going to have to call in a few favors. We’re headed to London.

Splitscreen: London? What’s in London.

Page 24

A one panel page. It’s a pinup of the Swaimi.

Sensei: The Swaimi.