Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Foggy Nelson – Dorm Days – MK Stangeland Jr.

(Set during the early days of when MATT MURDOCK and FOGGY NELSON were college roommates.)

(5 Panels)

Panel 1: Close up of MATT MURDOCK’s face with his hands clasped in front of him. The page should be done in the art style of Daredevil’s ‘echolocation lines’ as seen in the Mark Waid written Daredevil comics. As far as we can tell by the lines, MATT looks ‘out of it’, as if he’s half-asleep.

Panel 2: Panel transitions to a regular art style. A hand – from FOGGY NELSON - is near the side of MATT MURDOCK’s head snapping its fingers. MATT come at attention as the sound is more effective on him than FOGGY realizes.

SFX: *Snap!*snap!*

FOGGY NELSON: (Off-Panel) Matt, you there? Hello?


Panel 3: Panel shows both MATT MURDOCK and FOGGY NELSON in a University Library table where they look like they’ve been attempting to study, in spite of MATT half-dozing off.

FOGGY NELSON: Matt, buddy, you here? You look out of it.

MATT MURDOCK: Yes, sorry.

Panel 4: FOGGY NELSON doesn’t look like he’s entirely convinced.

FOGGY NELSON (1): You sure?

FOGGY NELSON (2): I can understand if you’re burning the candles at both ends, Matt. I don’t think there’s anyone here who doesn’t. But everyone has their limits.

Panel 5: Panel of MATT MURDOCK at the table, but with a background that shows a different ‘imaginary’ scene of MATT as DAREDEVIL (in original yellow-themed costume) on a rooftop during the night.

MATT MURDOCK: Believe me, I know.



  1. This comment has been removed by the author.

    1. Sorry, but you posted in the wrong area. It's a decent enough script, but for future reference the play-at-home scripts are supposed to go in the comments sections of the 'Why?' posts for each week:

  2. Solid script that touches on the similarities between the two characters-- their dedication.

  3. Sorry, Mr Stangeland - I have removed comment and posted in the correct place. I tried to follow the outlined protocol but messed up.

  4. Great example of Foggy's early role as the ignorant but well-meaning pal.

  5. Nice look at the early days of these two friends. This seems to be the week of solid last panels, and yours is no exception.


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