What’s In Your Wallet?

What’s In Your Wallet?

Strip Info

Title
What’s In Your Wallet?
Date
April 3, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. The Metaverse – Day

Kevin and his orc guide walk through a Metaverse landscape.

Kevin
So how do I get a sweet metaverse avatar like yours?
Orc
You have to pay for it.
Panel 2 : Int. The Metaverse – Continuous

Still walking.

Kevin
With real money?
Orc
With crypto!
Kevin
So… not real money?
Panel 3 : Int. Metaverse – Continuous

The orc stops. Kevin stands behind him

Orc
Kinda. It’a a digital curency. Here: let’s set up a wallet for you.

The orc reaches towards a glowing Bitcoin wallet icon.

Panel 4 : Int. The Metaverse – Continuous

In the real world, Kevin stands in his living room, looking confused in a VR headset. His bird perches on his arm.

Bird
How’s it going in there?
Kevin
I think I’m about to get swindled.

Welcome to The Metaverse!

Welcome to The Metaverse!

Strip Info

Title
Welcome to The Metaverse!
Date
March 27, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. The Metaverse – Day

Kevin stands in a digital void next to a giant orc.

Orc
Welcome to The Metaverse! Here, you can be anyone you want!
Panel 2 : Int. The Metaverse – Continuous

The orc continues.

Orc
Look at me! I’m an accountant irl. But here, I’m an orc warrior! No judgement!
Panel 3 : Int. Metaverse – Continuous

The orc continues.

Orc
Go ahead! Be who you’ve always wanted to be!

Kevin closes his eyes and starts to glow.

Panel 4 : Int. The Metaverse – Continuous

Kevin’s shirt changes from black to light pink. “Plip!” He smiles.

Panel 5 : Int. The Metaverse – Continuous

The orc looks on, skeptically.

Orc
Yeeeah… Salmon’s not your color.

Kevin deflates.

Kustody Kitchen!

Kustody Kitchen!

Strip Info

Title
Kustody Kitchen!
Date
March 20, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. TV Studio – Day

Two parents stare each other down, holding up plates of pasta.

Caption
Thursday at 8! Two newly-divorced parents face off to see who can make the most delicious meal…
Panel 2 : Int. TV Studio – Continuous

A smiling boy, wearing a blindfold, tries the pasta as the parents look on.

Caption
…for the most important judges of all… their kids!
Panel 3 : Int. TV Studio – Continuous

The Mom stands smiling with her son. A winning ribbon pinned to her chest. In the background, security pulls the father away. The Dad reaches out and yells in desperation.

Caption
…and whoever loses, gives up visitation rights FOREVER! It’s Kustody Kitchen!
Panel 4 : Int. Living Room – Continuous

Kevin sits on the couch with his bird, watching this commercial. His eyes wide in shock.

Kevin
Holy shit.
Bird
Right? I love this show.

Keyboard Generals

Keyboard Generals

Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. The Situation Room – Day

A stressed US President hunches over a large conference table in The Situation Room. Seated around the table are military generals, advisers, and policy leaders. On the table are laptops and papers with sensitive military information. The President motions to a round, bald-headed man wearing wraparound sunglasses and a Bored Ape Yacht Club t-shirt standing beside him. The guy throws up the devil horns sign.

“Gentlemen, this is a very precarious international situation, Which is why I brought in @callofdoody69 for his expert opinion.”

The Breakthrough

The Breakthrough

Strip Info

Title
The Breakthrough
Date
February 20, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Ext. Gotham City Rooftop – Night

Batman holds up a thug by his collar on a Gotham rooftop.

Thug
What are you?
Panel 2 : Ext. Gotham City Rooftop – Continuous

Batman growls.

Batman
I’m the victim of childhood trauma processing his emotions in an unhealthy way!
Panel 4 : Int. Therapist’s Office – Later

Batman, in full costume, lays scowling on the couch of his therapist. Sitting nearby, the therapist writes in his notepad with a patient smile.

Therapist
Excellent, Bruce! We’re making real progress here.

Switch It Up!

Switch It Up!

Strip Info

Title
Switch It Up!
Date
February 13, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Home – Day

Kevin sits at his desk drawing, head resting on his Cintiq. Perched on the top of the Cintiq, the bird looks on.

Kevin
-Uuugh!- My comic strip is just a rehash of Garfield. I’m a hack!
Panel 2 : Int. Home – Continuous

The bird responds.

Bird
Sure, the whole ‘Cartoonist/Pet” setup is the same, but it’s the details that make it different.
Panel 3 : Int. Home – Continuous

The bird continues.

Bird
For example, an original art style can make it more unique. Try switching it up!
Panel 4 : Ext. Forest – Continuous

Kevin and the bird appear drawn in the style of Bill Watterson of Calvin and Hobbes.

Kevin
Like this?
Bird
Perfect.

The Realization

The Realization

Strip Info

Title
The Realization
Date
February 6, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Home – Day

Kevin sits at his desk drawing. The bird perches on his shoulder.

Kevin
I’m making a comic strip about us!
Bird
Oh! Like Garfield?
Panel 2 : Int. Home – Continuous

Kevin pauses.

Kevin
No. Garfield is a cat. You’re a bird.
Bird
Sure… But besides that, it’s basically Garfield.
Panel 3 : Int. Home – Continuous

Kevin scoffs.

Kevin
…No it’s not.
Bird
Yes, it is. ‘Cartoonist and his sassy pet?’ That’s Garfield.
Panel 4 : Int. Home – Continuous

The bird puts a newspaper scrap with Jon Arbuckle on it next to Kevin’s drawing of himself.

Bird
Look. You even draw yourself like Jon!
Panel 5 : Int. Home – Continuous

Kevin eyes widen. He stares off into the distance in realization.

Bird
Congrats, dummy. You’ve created Garfield.
Panel 6 : Ext. Beach – Evening

Kevin stands on the beach at sunset, same hundred-yard stare on his face.

Panel 7 : Ext. Beach – Continuous

Wide shot of Kevin walking into the ocean.

Panel 8 : Ext. Beach – Moments Later

Kevin is gone. Only his footsteps in the sand remain.

Trust The Process

Trust The Process

Strip Info

Title
Trust The Process
Date
January 24, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Home – Day

Kevin sits at his desk drawing. The bird perches on a camera behind him.

Bird
What’s with the camera?
Kevin
I’m documenting my creative process.
Panel 2 : Int. Home – Continuous

Kevin continues.

Kevin
Y’know- in case someone wants to make a documentary about me someday.
Panel 3 : Int. Home – Continuous

The bird scoffs

Bird
-Pfft- No one will want to watch ‘Idiot Sits Alone In A Room For Hours.’
Panel 4 : Int. Kodak Theatre – Later

Two presenters at the Oscars open the envelope for Best Documentary.

Presenter 1
And the Oscar goes to…
Presenter 2
…’Idiot Sits Alone In A Room For Hours’
Panel 5 : Int. Kodak Theatre – Continuous

Kevin sits in the audience in a tux. Next to him, Meryl Streep applauds. Kevin raises an eyebrow and looks to his shoulder, where the bird crosses its arms in indignation.

The First Week of January

The First Week of January

Strip Info

Title
The First Week of January
Date
January 9, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Ext. Race – Day

A runner perches on the starting line of a race. A nearby sign reads “2022 Start.” Behind the sign, a judge looks at their watch and holds a starting pistol in the air.

Runner
This year will be my year!
Panel 2 : Ext. Race – Continuous

The judge fires the pistol: “bang!” The runner takes off smiling.

Panel 3 : Ext. Race – Continuous

The runner trips on uneven ground.

Panel 4 : Ext. Race – Continuous

The runner faceplants on the hard ground. THWAP!

Panel 5 : Ext. Race – Continuous

The runner lies face down on the ground.

Panel 6 : Ext. Race – Continuous

Wider to reveal the runner only a few feet from the starting line.

Runner
Leave me here until next January.

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Strip Info

Title
Happy Thanksgiving
Date
November 7, 2021
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Home – Day

Wearing a pink kitchen apron, Kevin walks in, holding a large cooked turkey on a platter. Across the table, the bird perches on the back of chair watching.

Kevin
Happy Thanksgiving!
Panel 2 : Int. Home – Continuous

Kevin places the turkey down on the table. The bird leans over to inspect.

Panel 3 : Int. Home – Continuous

The bird continues inspecting the turkey.

Panel 4 : Int. Home – Continuous

The bird looks up at Kevin in distain.

Bird
You sick bastard.