Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Taskmaster - The Devil's In The Details -Dan Hill

PAGE TWENTY TWOSix wide panels all stacked on top of each other.

Panel One:
CLOSE up on the KINGPIN’s mouth as he talks into a telephone.


CAPTION: Memory ties into our most primal of feelings.  

Panel Two:
A shot from behind Kingpin, his hands clasped behind his back, as he stands looking out through huge glass windows in his penthouse overlooking New York City.

The sun is just rising creating a beautiful vista. 

CAPTION: But none more so than fear.

Panel Three:
CUT TO a musty looking locker room. Pieces of TASKMASTER’s costume lie on a wooden bench near a set of lockers.

CAPTION: Memory serves to remind us why we should be afraid.

Panel Four:
Close up on a pair of hands as they tie a pair of laces belonging to a pair of red boots. 

CAPTION: It amplifies that fear, heightens it.

Panel Five:
Close up on the Taskmaster’s mouth. He’s unmasked and grinning like a Cheshire Cat. He’s going to enjoy this one. 

CAPTION: It reminds us of the things we love...

Panel Six:
Close up on the waistband of a pair of boxing trunks. The text on the waistband reads:

‘Battling Jack Murdock’

CAPTION: ...and what it means to lose them.


  1. Dan, you devilish dramatist, you. You've written a killer Taskmaster script that also happens to be an amazing Daredevil script. An excellent mixture of things that are key to both characters. Hats off, my friend.

  2. How do you do this black magic of yours Mr Hill? Each week you manage to produce a single page that has more narrative drive and impact than most full issues?

    Yet again great page.


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