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Script: God Fruit Page 3

Design info for scene III

Wikipedia image of the Barnacle Tree from Medieval folk traditions

Barnacle Fruit

Medieval folktales mention barnacle trees encrusted with barnacles that gave birth to baby geese. The legends were thought to have arisen over misunderstandings about the migration of geese and driftwood bedazzled with barnacles, but for our purposes it makes for an amazing alien flora that gives us the fruit surfboards in this scene!
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Designing Gooseboards:

One of the design challenges for this scene is in creating the barnacle encrusted trees that disgorge a goose-like fruit from the barnacle on an umbilical stem!

The fruits must be long enough for two to carry and should have “surfability” for the Crater Critters so they can ride them in a couple pages.

Page 3 Script

EXT. The Crater Daytime
A large ecosystem inside a giant caldera on The Quilt. An alien oasis surrounded by wasteland. As if this crater itself were inserted into hardship as a gift to those who would find it.

PANEL 1 (2 squares) Establishing shot
Wide shot of the crater showing the reader the bounty that resides in this small oasis among the hard wasteland which surrounds it. Teaming with alien plant life, there are small mountain peaks within it pouring rivers down into jungles of the exotic.

birds eye view down through the enormous leaves of an alien fruit tree, with the view of XTBD reaching up to try and grasp really long surfboard sized prickly, curved space-goose-pickle of a fruit. XTBD is standing on the shoulders of THUNK.

I am fine. Worry about yourself THUNK! Nothing to fear here.


XTBD reaches up to the vine on the end of the fruit with a pair of scissors. The vine is tongue-like and attached to a barnacle on the tree. From below background we can see SLIVER and TAR are sitting and looking up

C’mon XTBD There ARE things worth fearing.

TAR interjects
Well I’m always afraid my jar will crack and I’ll just become a greasy stain somewhere again…


view of YTBD looking up at THUNK and XTBD on shoulders and cutting down the fruit. Holding a fruit to the side are SLIVER and TAR

 My biggest fear is-
I’m afraid of nothing! Fear is pointless.


Thunk and YTBD are the focus of the panel with Sliver framed below them showing his statement is ignored by the two more dominant characters.

 If we just do it the right way there is nothing to worry about. Purpose pushes out worry. Just be careful XTBD!
Sliver interjects
but who decides how we are supposed to…
YTBD interrupting
let’s just get along. This is a fun trip to harvest barnacle fruit. It’s FUN!

Quilt Script

Script: God Fruit Page 2

Three double panels (or two-squares each on the Kirby grid).
Full script for Issue One is here

Page 2  

Panel 1 and 2

wide panoramic establishing shot of the cityscape of the barbarians. The skyline is visible with that tear in the fabric of the universe from the previous page. There is a small terrace on the left hand side where some barbarians are small but visible. This civilization is a group of space primitives. Barbarians who once held a seventies scifi technological civilization, as evident in the once grand buildings and the pieces of technology that are still revered and are intermingled in the panel.

Narrator: and when the laughs died down

Panel 3 and 4

Shot closes in on the barbarians on the terrace. They have hands up to their eyes but they are looking at the sky-tear which has a purple energy spilling out of it. The people have body language that shows alarm even though we are behind them. One of them is the barbarian woman .

Narrator: they conspired to undo it all

Panel 5 and 6

The group turns in terror and begins to run, including the barbarian woman . The dark energy is clearly headed toward the planet from above and is now largely filling the sky

Narrator: with a bored tug at the seems

Quilt Script

SCRIPT: God Fruit Page 1

Introducing the first page of the script for Issue #1 of The Quilt. This Panel level Script allows us to make design sessions and assign panels for the drawjam as well as people who will do their work asynchronously. So excited to start meeting up and developing this!
You can find the entire Issue # 1 Page Breakdown here
Square panel format. Easy layout in 6-Panel Kirby comic pages or two strips of three in horizontal layout.

Panels 1 & 2 Double Panel

Blackness of space. An angry black stone surrounded in a negative light on the left with a field of energy moving toward the right, a pebble of a planet is caught in the middle and on the far right there is a struggling, dim fading yellow brown star. There is a sense that a struggle is ongoing and all sides are the loser.

Title: in the center: “Quilt”

Narrator: Between the dark vermin star and the pale light of a fading hazel dwarf

Panel 3

close up of the planet. Is it a patched together wad of obviously mismatched chunks of planets.

Narrator: the gods’ very hands patched together a quilt of… fragments

Panel 4

Pans out from previous panel. A tear in the universe above the patchwork planet appears

Narrator: from the stardust, the flotsam

Panel 5

The tear grows and a dark purplish energy pumps out

Narrator: and even the bare ugly detritus

Panel 6

The purple, throbbing energy hits the patchwork planet

Narrator: -all for a diverting laugh.