Monday, February 4, 2013

Nightcrawler - And Now You Know - Ben Rosenthal



1.  Nightcrawler and Wolverine are in the midst of a fierce battle.  They are backed up against a wall, with enemy robots moving in for the kill.

WOLVERINE
There’s no choice, Elf.  You’re gonna have to ‘port us in blind .

NIGHTCRAWLER
I can’t Logan.  You know the risks.


2.  A young Wolverine and Logan are standing out the front of two doors at the Xavier institute.  One door says ‘Girls Change room.’  The door next to is is cut off by the panel, however it is identical.

YOUNG WOLVERINE
You can really teleport in there without knowing where you’re going?

YOUNG NIGHTCRAWLER
Sure.  What’s the worst that can happen?


3.  Young Wolverine is a little taken aback by Nightcrawler’s ‘BAMF’ as he teleports.

sfx: BAMF


4.  A wider panel showing the door next to the girl’s change room.  It reads ‘Boys Change Room’.  Wolverine is grimacing at the cry coming from the boys room.

YOUNG NIGHTCRAWLER (coming from the boys change room)
NEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEIN!



5 comments:

  1. Haha. Very cute, Ben. A simple and silly little done-in-one that answers that age old question in just the right way.

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  2. You write this duo of nightcrawler and wolverine so well Ben and this comedic flashback is a cool device to use in a one pager.

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  3. Nice use of comedy and juxtaposing it against a more serious moment.

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  4. I was amused - Harry

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  5. Very funny, sitcom style. GOOD sitcom style, I mean. "Young X-Men" should be a thing.

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