Friday, January 6, 2012

Apocalypse - Anything You Can Do - Grant McLaughlin

1 - Apocalypse stands amongst a large group of defeated superheroes. Pretty much all the big names lie at his feet, including Captain America, Thor, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, and so on. Apocalypse laughs malevolently.

APOCALYPSE: I'm disappointed in your futile displays of bravado. If this is all that you drudges can muster in defence of your world, then I have already won!

2 - Close-up of Apocalypse's face. He is not pleased at this interruption during his moment of triumph.

OFF-PANEL: Not so fast, ugly.

3 - Pull back out to show Apocalypse among the fallen heroes again. Apocalypse is undaunted. He looks towards the unseen figure defiantly.

APOCALYPSE: Why would you waste your life trying to delay my victory? Were you not watching as I vanquished the philistines who tried to resist my ultimate dominion?

OFF-PANEL: Actually--

4 - Switch angle to show the heretofore unseen figure. The shot is from over Apocalypse's shoulder. It's Taskmaster. He stands before Apocalypse, poised and ready to fight.

TASKMASTER: ...that's exactly what I was doing.


  1. I really like the concept, even if I doubt Taskmaster's powers would actually help him all that much against someone on a level like Apocalypse's.

  2. There's a lot of Taskmaster love going on this week: I dig that. This got me wondering though, what would Taskmaster come up with if he sat and watched a bunch of Apocalypse videos. And for making me ask that question, Grant, you win.


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