Comics in Category : Kevin

The Bank Loan (Part 3)

The Bank Loan (Part 3)

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Title
The Bank Loan (Part 3)
Date
November 20, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Bank Office – Day

The bank Branch Manager sits behind his desk opposite Kevin and his bird, looking over a handfull of papers.

Branch Manager
Sir, this business plan was clearly written by your pet bird, and we don’t give bank loans to birds.
Panel 2 : Bank Office – Continuous

Dressed in a large, green bird outfit, Kevin scoffs. Dressed in a collar and tie, his bird perches next to him.

Kevin
That’s preposterious! Are you suggesting I’m not the one who came up with the idea for…
Panel 3 : Int. Bank Office – Continuous

Kevin picks up one of the loan application papers in front of him and reads it briefly.

Panel 4 : Bank Office – Continuous

Kevin returns to his hauty posture.

Kevin
…”Pluckr: The Dating App for Birds?”
Panel 5 : Int. Car – Later

Kevin drives home from the bank. On his shoulder, his bird throws up his wings in disgust.

Bird
It’s a billion dollar idea!
Kevin
Obviously. They have no vision.

The Bank Loan (Part 2)

The Bank Loan (Part 2)

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Title
The Bank Loan (Part 2)
Date
November 13, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Car – Day

Kevin drives his car to the bank. On his arm sits his bird, dressed in a little collar and tie.

Bird
Listen, I need you to pretend to be me in this bank interview.
Kevin
What? Why?
Panel 2 : Int. Car – Continuous

The bird continues.

Bird
Because banks don’t give business loans to birds.
Kevin
Well, not with that attitude.
Panel 3 : Ext. Car – Continuous

The bird continues.

Bird
C’mon, be serious. Can you pretend to be me or not?
Kevin
Yeah yeah yeah. No problem.
Panel 4 : Int. Bank Office – Later

Kevin sits in a chair opposite the branch manager, who looks over the loan application. Kevin is wearing a giant parrot costume, grinning like an idiot. On his shoulder, his bird facepalms.

The Bank Loan (Part 1)

The Bank Loan (Part 1)

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Title
The Bank Loan (Part 1)
Date
November 6, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Kevin’s Office – Day

Kevin sits at his desk, drawing. His bird, wearing a little collar and tie, walks up behind him.

Bird
I need a ride to the bank.
Kevin
Why?
Bird
Because I can’t drive.
Panel 2 : Int. Kevin’s Office – Continuous

Kevin looks confused.

Kevin
No- why do you need to go to the bank?
Bird
Because I have an interview for a business loan.
Panel 3 : Int. Kevin’s Office – Continuous

Same.

Kevin
Why do you have an interview for a business loan?
Bird
Because I don’t have the capital to start a business myself! Obviously!
Panel 4 : Int. Kevin’s Office – Continuous

Kevin turns around in his chair and smirks.

Kevin
So you’re saying you need seed money?
Bird
Forget it. I’ll take the bus.

80s Halloween Costumes

80s Halloween Costumes

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Title
80s Halloween Costumes
Date
October 30, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Suburban Home – Night

A young Kevin, dressed in a cheap E.T. Halloween costume, stands in a neighbor’s doorway. He holds up an orange plastic jack-o-lantern tub for candy.

“As an 80s kid, my Halloween costumes were kinda weak.”
Panel 2 : Int. Suburban Home – Night

Same setup a year later. Kevin now wears a cheap costume of Gizmo from Gremlins.

“Store-bought costumes were usually just a flimsy mask and a picture of the character on a thin plastic smock.”
Panel 3 : Int. Suburban Home – Night

Same setup a year later. Kevin now wears a cheap costume of He-Man.

“But as crappy as they were, I wish that style of costume was still around today…”
Panel 4 : Int. Suburban Home – Night

Same setup, present day.

“…So I could dress up as my current favorite character:”

An adult Kevin stands in the doorway, wearing a cheap George Clooney mask and plastic smock with the actor’s photo on it and the logo of the movie Michael Clayton.

You’re The Worst

You’re The Worst

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Title
You’re The Worst
Date
October 17, 2022
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Notes

Yes, I did a version for Twitter and Facebook too.

Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Void – Day

Kevin stands next to a social media app logo.

Kevin
Did you know this lil’ guy doesn’t show you all of my comics?
App
It’s true. I don’t!
Panel 2 : Int. Void – Continuous

The app continues.

App
I’m focusing more on video these days.
Kevin
And how’s that going?
App
Not great!
Panel 3 : Int. Void – Continuous

Kevin continues.

Kevin
So if you don’t want to miss out, sign up for my free mailing list. You’ll get my new comics a day early, plus all kinds of fun stuff — right to your inbox!
Panel 4 : Int. Void – Continuous

The app looks up at Kevin.

App
I’m going to bury this post.
Kevin (patting it’s head)
Of course you will. You’re the worst!

Probably Just The Wind

Probably Just The Wind

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Title
Probably Just The Wind
Date
October 9, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Living Room – Night

A sleepy Kevin lifts the cover on his bird’s cage.

Kevin (whispering)
Hey. Are you awake?
Bird
Well, I am now.
Panel 2 : Int. Living Room – Continuous

Kevin continues.

Kevin
I heard a scary noise outside. Can you come sleep next to me?
Bird
No! You’re a grown man. Go to bed!
Panel 3 : Int. Living Room – Continuous

A horrible sound: “-skritch- -skritch- BLEAGGGGH” comes from off-panel. Kevin and his bird freeze in fear.

Panel 4 : Int. Living Room – Continuous

Kevin lies in bed, wide awake, clutching a baseball bat. On the pillow next to him lies his bird, facing the other direction.

Bird
Just don’t roll over and crush me.

The Dedicated Practice of a Future Prodigy

The Dedicated Practice of a Future Prodigy

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Title
The Dedicated Practice of a Future Prodigy
Date
September 11, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Living Room – Day

The Grustle Monster sits, arms folded, next to Kevin, gaming, on the couch.

Grustle Monster
GAMING IS A WASTE OF TIME.
Kevin
-Sigh- C’mon, man. Please just let me relax.
Panel 2 : Int. Living Room – Continuous

The Grustle Monster continues.

Grustle Monster
RELAXING DOESN’T GET YOU CLOSER TO YOUR GOALS.
Kevin
Fine. What if my goal is to become an esports pro?
Panel 3 : Int. Living Room – Continuous

Kevin continues.

Kevin
Suddenly, this isn’t wasted time, but the dedicated practice of a future prodigy.
Panel 4 : Int. Living Room – Continuous

The Grustle Monster retorts.

Grustle Monster
YOU’VE BEEN STUCK ON THE TUTORIAL LEVEL FOR WEEKS!
Kevin
IT’S HARD!

The Grustle Monster Cometh

The Grustle Monster Cometh

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Title
The Grustle Monster Cometh
Date
September 4, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Bedroom – Night

Kevin lays in bed, startled awake by a large, purple monster kicking in the door. Across the monster’s chest, the word “GRUSTLE” is written.

The Grustle Monster
WHAT ARE YOU DOING IN BED? AMBITION NEVER SLEEPS!
Panel 2 : Int. Bedroom – Continuous

The monster jumps on the foot of Kevin’s bed, causing it and Kevin to shoot up at attention.

The Grusle Monster
WHILE YOU’RE IN HERE, SOMEONE’S OUT THERE STEALING YOUR SUCCESS!
Panel 3 : Int. Bedroom – Continuous

The monster bellows.

The Grustle Monster
GET UP! GET OUT!! GET TO WORK!!!
Kevin
AAAAAAH!!!!
Panel 4 : Int. Office Breakroom – Later

Hunched over his coffee, disheveled, with a crazy look in his eye, Kevin twitches as his coworker makes a dry observation.

Coworker
Dude, you look like crap.
Kevin
Can’t sleep… Grustle Monster will get me!

All That Flapping

All That Flapping

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Title
All That Flapping
Date
August 14, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Ext. Kevin’s House – Day

Close up on Kevin, wearing a bike helmet. His parrot sits on his shoulder.

Kevin
What’s flying like?
Bird
Honestly? Overrated.
Panel 2 : Ext. Kevin’s House – Continuous

The bird continues.

Bird
Sure, it’s fun to soar above the trees. But it’s also exhausting. All that flapping.
Panel 3 : Ext. Kevin’s House – Continuous

Wider to reveal Kevin is standing on the roof of his house, looking over the edge. A pillow lashed to his chest and a bedsheet fastened to his arms as makeshift wings.

Kevin
Huh. So should I rethink this?
Char
Nah. You’re gonna love it.

Daily Affirmations

Daily Affirmations

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Title
Daily Affirmations
Date
August 7, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Kevin’s House – Day

Kevin’s parrot smiles into his mirror.

Bird
Who’s a pretty bird? Who’s a pwitty widdle birdy? You are!
Panel 2 : Int. Kevin’s House – Continuous

The bird realizes Kevin is watching from the doorway behind him. Kevin snickers.

Panel 3 : Int. Kevin’s House – Continuous

The bird snaps.

Bird
What? Shut up! Like you don’t do it too!
Panel 4 : Int. Kevin’s House – Continuous

The bird continues.

Bird
Get outta here, pencilneck!

Kevin’s smirk fades.

Panel 5 : Int. Kevin’s House – Later

Kevin stands in front of his bathroom mirror. Frowning and tearing up, he points to himself.

Kevin
Don’t let him call you a pencilneck! Who’s a big, strong man? You are!

Why I’m Not On Stranger Things

Why I’m Not On Stranger Things

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Title
Why I’m Not On Stranger Things
Date
July 10, 2022
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Notes

Kate Bush it is not

Transcript

Panel 1 : Ext. Hawkins Graveyard – Day

An Overhead shot of Kevin, floating several feet in mid-air. Wearing headphones, his eyes roll back in a dumbfounded expression. On the ground, Dustin and Lucas from Stranger Things freak out.

Dustin
Oh no! Kevin’s under Vecna’s curse!
Lucas
Quick! Play his favorite song!
Panel 2 : Int. Vecna’s Lair – Continuous

Kevin is bound up by tentacles in Vecna’s Lair. Everything has a red tint. Vecna stands opposite him, poised with his claw hand. Yet they both pause to and look skyward as a song begin playing.

Singer
Shake your love! I just can’t shake your love! Shake your love! I just can’t shake… your love!
Panel 3 : Int. Vecna’s Lair – Continuous

Embarrassed, Kevin blushes and grins. Vecna lowers his claw. A look of disbelief and judgement on his face.

Vecna
Debbie Gibson?
Kevin
Please don’t tell anyone.

Quite The Journey

Quite The Journey

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Title
Quite The Journey
Date
July 3, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Car – Day

A driver’s POV looking out the window. A road sign flies by reading “ROAD MAY FLOOD, 500 FT”

Panel 2 : Int. Car – Continuous

Another sign flies by: “ROAD MAY NOT FLOOD, 400 FT”

Panel 3 : Int. Car – Continuous

A third sign: “GET OFF ROAD’S DAMN BACK, 300 FT”

Panel 4 : Int. Car – Continuous

The driver (Kevin) looks out the window with concern.

Panel 5 : Int. Car – Continuous

A fourth sign: “SORRY. ROAD JUST WENT THRU BAD BREAKUP, 200 FT”

Panel 6 : Int. Car – Continuous

A fifth sign: “ROAD NEEDS TIME TO WORK ON ROAD, 100 FT”

Panel 7 : Int. Car – Continuous

A sixth, different sign: “ROAD WORK AHEAD, NEXT 10 MI”

Panel 8 : Int. Car – Continuous

In the driver’s seat, Kevin smiles. Glad that worked out.