Panel 1: TV monitor showing the character select screen from SUPER SMASH BROTHERS BRAWL. There are four active player, though they are off-screen: SPIDER-MAN, JOHNNY STORM, BOBBY DRAKE, and SAM WILSON.
JOHNNY (1): (Off-Panel) I’m going to play as Sam’s character!
BOBBY: (Off-Panel) Falcon isn’t in this game…
JOHNNY (2): (Off-Panel) Captain Falcon.
SAM: (Off-Panel) …
Panel 2: The game is ongoing, with the characters of CAPTAIN FALCON, SNAKE, SONIC, and ICE CLIMBERS present on the BATTLEFIELD map.
JOHNNY (1): (Off-Panel) Here it comes!
JOHNNY (2): (Off-Panel) Say it with me now!
SAM: (Off-Panel) What are we saying?
BOBBY: (Off-Panel) Your hero name!
SAM: (Off-Panel) Falcon?
Panel 3: CAPTAIN FALCON has swung back for his signature move.
SPIDER-MAN, JOHNNY, and BOBBY: (Off-Screen) FALCON…
Panel 4: CAPTAIN FALCON performs his FALCON PUNCH to send SNAKE flying.
SPIDER-MAN, JOHNNY, and BOBBY: (Off-Screen) …PUNCH!
Panel 5: We see the couch where the four are sitting as they play the game. SPIDER-MAN sits on the far end, while JOHNNY STORM and BOBBY DRAKE sit on either side of SAM WILSON. JOHNNY and BOBBY give each other a high five over SAM’s head – there might be a touch of steam from the impact as a minor side-joke. SAM lets his head hang down into one of his hands in annoyance at the others antics.
WILSON: Someone please remind me how I let you people talk me into this.
I'm not sure this would have the same impact as a completed page. I suppose the sheer number of off-panel speakers could be identified with some speech bubble colouration, which would give panel 3 and 4 more oomph...ReplyDelete
On second thought, maybe this would translate better than I thought. Fun idea, MK.