Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Frog-Man – The Dark Frog Strikes – MK Stangeland Jr.

(5 Panels)

(Note: All panels except PANEL 5 should be done in Black and White in a style that mirrors what’s associated with FRANK MILLER.)

Panel 1: The swamp – FROG-MAN’s eyes can be seen poking out of the water and looking at the reader, hidden amongst the plentiful plant life around him.

TEXT BOX: The Frog – the underestimate hunter of the animal kingdom.

Panel 2: View to show what FROG-MAN is looking at – it’s a couple of generic criminal thugs with automatic rifles.

TEXT BOX: Possessing tongues with unnatural reach.

Panel 3: Close up on one of the criminals as a large frog’s tongue wraps around his neck – the gruesome nature of him suddenly being choked should be played up for a parody effect.

TEXT BOX: And uncanny aim.

Panel 4: The crook with the tongue around his throat is yanked backwards as he’s being pulled through the air towards the water. The other thug is looking on in horrified surprise at what’s happening.

SFX: crack!

TEXT BOX: And once caught, death is inevitable.

Panel 5: EUGENE PATILIO (FROG-MAN), but with the head part of his costume off – is sitting and reading a comic that looks like a grimdark style FROG-MAN comic. He looks aghast at what he’s reading.

Standing over his shoulder is DEMOLITION MAN (DENNIS DUNPHY).

DEMOLITION MAN (1): Hey, they gave you your own comic?

DEMOLITION MAN (2): Can I see it?

FROG-MAN: I really don’t think you want to.



  1. I love this so much. You know what would totally crush it? If the Miller-esque panels were entirely B&W except that everything Frog-Man was colored green.

    1. The thought never crossed my mind, but now that you mention it, I love the idea and wish I'd thought of it myself.

  2. I was really unsure / unclear as to where you were going, but that final panel reveal is perfect. Hits the tone and feel of Frog-Man dead on in my view. Wicked stuff, MK.


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