Friday, November 2, 2012
Murder Book - Too Many Killers Spoils the Hit - J.D. Coughlan
Panel 1: Harry, a middle-aged, weather-beaten guy getting out of his car in a parking garage, grim expression on his face. He is dressed all in black.
FRANK (O.P.): Harry?
Panel 2: Harry turns to see Frank, a friend, approaching him. Frank is softer looking than Harry; doughier and more friendly despite his confused expression. He is also dressed in black.
FRANK: What the hell are you doing here at this time of night?
Panel 3: Over Harry's shoulder. Frank, now caught up with Harry, has a shocked expression on his face.
HARRY: I, uh...
FRANK: Oh my god, you were gonna kill Bob!
Panel 4: Two-shot of Frank and Harry. In the background is a tall apartment building. Harry is feigning shock.
FRANK: Ah, c'mon. It's no secret you want the bastard dead. The whole company does.
Panel 5: Same shot. Harry has a more serious expression. Frank looks a little guilty.
HARRY: That'll be why you're here too, then?
FRANK: The... The guy's scum and you know it.
Panel 6: Same shot. Frank offers his hand. Harry is thinking.
FRANK: Look, now we're both here, let's--
Panel 7: Long panel taking up the bottom row. Same shot, but now the building in the background has exploded. Both men look at it in surprise.
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