Friday, August 14, 2009

Lion thumbs

My To-Do List has been put on the back burner for the foreseeable future so I can focus on "Lion of Rora". I'm working from a screenplay so there's no telling how many pages the comic will be in the end. That's both good and bad. Good: pacing and storytelling are mine to control since there's no script. Bad: no concrete deadline can be made since the page count is undefined and I'm estimating it to be much larger than planned. That means I'm focusing on a balance between keeping the page count down and doing what the story needs to make it successful. That's not easy but, to use a marksman metaphor (bows and arrows on the brain), I feel like I'm clustering nicely around the bullseye with few stray shots.

Here's a couple of thumbs. So far, this is the only scene with royalty in the book. Lotsa dialog. Say hello to the Dick... errrr, Duke of Savoy.


5 comments:

  1. looks awesome enough to blow up n ink straight over to me... You should SOOO do it!!!

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  2. neat-o.
    Is Rora intended to be an anagram for "roar?"

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  3. Thanks, guys! I appreciate the kind comments.

    Quinn, Rora is actually a valley in the alps where the protagonist lives. It's really obscure and takes awhile to find on maps but it's there!

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