Friday, August 19, 2011

R2-D2 - Words Between Friends - Grant McLaughlin

1 – The common area of the Millennium Falcon (where they played that hologram game in A New Hope). Chewbacca is sitting in the “booth” area. R2-D2 is across from him. They appear to be in conversation. The game table is between the two, but it is off.

R2-D2: Doot do ba weeeooo woop?

2 – The conversation becomes more heated. Chewbacca is howling mad, banging on the table with his hands in frustration.


3 – R2-D2 is nonplussed (as much as an astromech droid can be nonplussed).

R2-D2: Fleep beep bloop deep bop.

4 – Chewbacca is much calmer. He has one hand under his chin, considering the matter (think Rodin's “The Thinker”). He looks thoughtful and pleased. No dialogue.

5 – Pull back the frame to show that Han Solo, C-3P0, and company have been watching this exchange. They are confused.

HAN SOLO: What just happened here?

C-3P0: I'm afraid that some things are beyond even my advanced abilities of understanding...


  1. Grant, simplicity at the top, punch at the bottom. That seems to be the way to go with this character this week. I like the comical bent to this page, not bad at all.

  2. I loved this page. Perfect character work, it reminded me why I loved these characters so much as a kid.

  3. Great page with a simple hook and a nice comical touch at the end.

    Good stuff!

  4. I like the way this is written as one of those pages where you're just suppose to watch without understanding everything that's going on. Makes good use of the characterizations over the actual dialogue.

  5. Fleep beep bloop deep bop.

    Beep boop beep.

  6. Brilliant page. I think this is my favorite from this week.


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