In any case, in this scene everyone is talking about reclaiming the artifact, and so, "stealing hope" was an appropriate title to me.
Anyhow - I hope you like the page and maybe the scene, too. Things will pick up very shortly - the first act is all about introducing characters and setting everything up - the best stuff out there does it with action and awesomeness.
Nothing has exploded, but put yourself in Casey's shoes - the man lost his job after bombing a presentation in front of an auditorium full of potential investors. In anybody's regular life, these are emotionally devastating and conflicting moments - it just seems that these days people have to dangle from a helicopter while an atom bomb goes off to be considered action packed.
Speaking of action packed:
A Duke Nukem graphic novel?
A comic/graphic novel would be good and probably more likely to happen than a novel. A few recent games have comics: Assassin's Creed, Fallout New Vegas and the upcoming Deus Ex Human Revolution.Click to read more.
Talking Comics with Tim | Nate Neal
Nate Neal‘s first graphic novel, The Sanctuary, is a considerably quirky work on multiple levels. It’s a silent graphic novel, it sports an introduction by Dave Sim, and as I found out in this interview, Neal initially wanted the book to have an wordless title. Publisher Fantagraphics describes the book as exploring “the primal mysteries and sordid inner workings of a Paleolithic cave-dwelling tribe, creating an original ‘silent’ reading experience by using symbols instead of words.”Click to read more.
The publisher offers folks a 15-page preview in order for consumers to get a small taste of the story. Neal also offers some unique marketing videos as well as other samples at his blog.
Give Tony Harris $60,000 to Complete 'Roundeye for Love' Graphic Novel
Is $60,000 too high a price for what will almost certainly be the best work of a comic book artist's career? In some cases, perhaps, but surely not when it comes to Tony Harris. The co-creator and illustrator of some of American comics' most beloved titles, Starman and Ex-Machina, Harris is an artist whose craft has only improved with time, and he's ready to put all his knowledge and skill into a dream project that's been in development for more than a decade: Roundeye for Love. But he needs our help.Click to read more.
Check after the jump for Tony Harris' filmed pitch as well as stunning artwork from Roundeye for Love.