Friday, February 1, 2013

Electro - Electric Eye - Niel Jacoby

Panel 1: Nick Fury is on the phone, watching a wall of viewing panels. He's confident, relaxed.

Spider-Man(from phone): UH, I CAN'T SEEM TO GET IN TOUCH WITH THE REST OF THE AVENGERS, AND I'VE GOT A FEELING THE SINISTER SIX ARE-

Nick: DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT.

Panel 2: Spider-Man is on the phone in his apartment, having just gotten back from a night of patrolling. There are bags under his eyes.

Spider-Man: DON'T WORRY? I'M SERIOUS, THEY'RE PLANNING SOMETHING.

Nick(from phone): AND LIKE I SAID, DON'T WORRY. WE'VE GOT IT COVERED.

Panel 3: Close-up on an eye behind a yellow mask, clearly robotic with a small SHIELD emblem just small enough not to be seen near the bottom of the eye socket.

CAPTION(Fury): MAX DILLON HAD A LITTLE ACCIDENT ABOUT A WEEK OR 2 AGO. NASTY STUFF, THOUGH IF HE WASN'T AS LUCKY HE MIGHT HAVE DIED.

CAPTION(Fury): BUT STILL, THE SURGERIES, TRANSPLANTS, AND SUCH RAN TOO RICH FOR HIS BLOOD.

Panel 4: Zoom out to Electro planning with the rest of the Sinister Six.

CAPTION(Fury): AND S.H.I.E.L.D.'S HEALTH PLAN TURNED OUT TO BE JUST THE RIGHT ASKING PRICE TO GET US AN... ELECTRIC SPY, IF YOU WILL.

6 comments:

  1. (Gleeful shriek and hand clapping) This would be not just a cool Spider-Man story, but this could also work as a great Avengers done-in-one. I like that I was unsettled, yet you get that effect without explicity.
    Again, SQUEEEEE! Cool page, Mr. Jacoby, my hat is doffed.

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  2. So for clarification here, does Electro known he's working as a spy, or is SHIELD doing this completely without his knowledge?

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    1. I mentioned the SHIELD medical plan to imply that he's on their payroll now and knows he's being used as a human wire.

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  3. Wonderful idea, Niel. I agree with Ray that this would be a brilliant story to follow. Well done to fit all the setup into this one page.

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  4. In one page you show what you can do with a great character that Marvel themselves barely use. This could work in some many different books and from some many angles. This is solid gold man.

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  5. This is a pretty great hook/concept.

    It'd certainly help amp up some of the respect for Electro that he's perhaps currently lacking.

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