Friday, November 23, 2012

The Spectre - Sins of the Father - J.D. Coughlan


Two normal panels at the top, one large panel taking up most of the page.

Panel 1: The Spectre staring at something off-panel, just behind the viewer. He is basked in a white light and is straining his eyes. There is only a void behind him.

SPECTRE: I have punished many sinners, sought vengeance for many crimes, but there is one that I have allowed to go on too long...

Panel 2: Closer on the Spectre, he is angrier.

SPECTRE: Untold millions have died because of you, at your stubborn idea of justice...

Panel 3: Large. Reverse POV. The Spectre hangs in the void, pointing an accusing finger at a great white light. This is The Voice; the Spectre's "boss."

SPECTRE: (Large) No more!

END OF PAGE

3 comments:

  1. This is a ballsy idea, but I like that you went for it. For some reason the page makes me think of The Silver Surfer turning on Galctus, and thats not a bad thing.

    The visual of the page being almost washed out in white highlights the sheer force that the Spectre has gone up against which is a very nice touch.

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  2. Sweet Cheezus McCree and 50 Shades of Custer, JD! This really flashed me back to my days of Preacher and the Saint of Killers. Just...

    (AZ sits back and slow-claps)

    What really sells it is the fact that you handle it with minimum background, minimal detail, and you just go for the throat. Dude...

    (AZ sits back and slow-claps some more)

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  3. A good build up to that last reveal told with the bare minimum of detail (which is in no way a bad thing).

    Good page!

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