At Point Blank Comics we are Looking for an Artist

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I have just finished the script for my latest 4 issue mini series. Worms is a horror story, a mix of Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Cabin Fever. It is set in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri and centers around Richard and his wife Mary Anne. Richard, a mountain guide is determined to get back to his wife before the Worms takes over their bodies.

If you are interested in submitting a sample of your work please email me at hughiegibsonwriter@gmail.com

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At Point Blank Comics we are Looking for an Artist

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I have just finished the script for my latest 4 issue mini series. Worms is a horror story, a mix of Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Cabin Fever. It is set in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri and centers around Richard and his wife Mary Anne. Richard, a mountain guide is determined to get back to his wife before the Worms takes over their bodies.

If you are interested in submitting a sample of your work please email me at hughiegibsonwriter@gmail.com

The Knock (a short Comic Script)

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Page 1 int. kitchen…night 3 panels

Panel 1 Close on a digital clock on the wall.  It reads
8:19 P.M.,

Panel 2 meduim: through a window no light can be seen,
only darkness.

Panel 3 close: a sink holds only plate but two wine
glasses.

Page 2 INT. LIVING ROOM…NIGHT 5 Panels

Panel 1 medium: A young couple stand by the door,
embracing tightly, he holds a small “overnight”.

Panel 2 close: They peck one another on the lips.

Panel 3 close: MARC pulls away looking at JENNY lovingly
in the eyes.

MARC
Remember, leave the porch light off
and don’t answer the door.  Just
ignore it.

JENNY
I know, how many times have we been
over this.  I manage everytime.  I
love you and I’ll be fine.

MARC
I love you too, see you in the
morning.

Panel 4 medium: He slips out the door and into a pool of
kids in Halloween costume.

Panel 5 Close on digital wall clock. It reads 9:34 P.M.

Page 3 INT. LIVING ROOM…NIGHT 4 Panels

Panel 1 Jenny sits alone on her couch watching television
with the lights off.

Panel 2 close: front door.
(Sound: A loud knock on the
door.)

Panel 3 close: Jenny looks toward the door, startled.

JENNY
stupid kids. the light is off.

Panel 4 close: door.
(KNOCK, KNOCK)
Page 4 int. bedroom…night 7 Panels

Panel 1 Close: on an alarm clock which reads 11:13.

Panel 2 CLOSE: Jenny lays in her bed alone. Apparently
asleep.

Panel 3 CLOSE: door.
(KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK!!)

Panel 4 CLOSE: Jenny’s eyes look startled.

Panel 5 Close: She holds the clock and looks at it.

JENNY
Great.

Panel 6 Medium:
( A louder knock.)

Panel 7 close: She continues to lay in the bed, trying to
ignore the rapping. With a pillow over her head

Page 5 INT: Living room…night 4 Panels

Panel 1 wide: Living room is dark there is a know coming
from the door.

Panel 2 medium: Jenny sighs and throws the blanket back
and climbs out of bed.

Panel 3 close: Jenny’s hand Picks up a robe from the floor

Panel 4 Medium: throws it over her short shorts and pink
wife beater, stumbling out the door.

Page 6 INT. LIVING ROOM…NIGHT 7 Panels

Panel 1 She crosses the room headed for the door.

Panel 2 close: Door,
(Sound: Knock!)

JENNY (OFF PANEL)
I’M COMING!!

Panel 3 close: her hand on the door knob,

Panel 4 close: the door cracked leaving the chain on.
Peering in are a pair of eyes.

JENNY
Can I help you?

Panel 5 close: opened slightly more showing a man who
appears behind the door.  He is scruffy, five day growth
on his face, and ratty clothes.  ELI’s eyes are shifty
looks nervous.

ELI
Yeah, my truck broke down just up
the road and no one will open up.
Thank you so much.

JENNY
What do you need?

ELI
Just to use your phone ma’am and
maybe a cup of coffee while I am
waiting on a ride.

Panel 6 close: closed door. Jenny’s fingers are on the
chain off.

Panel 7 Medium: door is open and she is gesturing the man
in.

ELI
Thank you, again.  You don’t know
how many houses I tried before
yours.

JENNY
I can’t imagine you were as
persistent with everyone.

ELI
You have to forgive me, you were my
last hope.

Page 7 INT. KITCHEN…NIGHT

Panel 1 Eli holds the phone to his ear, he appears
disappointed.

Panel 2 close: slams the phone in its home.

ELI
I don’t know what to do now, no one
is answering the phone.

JENNY
Is there no one else.

ELI
No

Panel 3 Jenny pours a cup and hands it to Eli.

JENNY
I am sorry but after you finish
that you will need to leave.

ELI
I understand.  You can’t be too
careful now-a-days, you know.

Panel 4 Close: Jenny leaning against the wall next to the
cabinet.

JENNY
yeah.

ELI
Especially on a night like
tonight.  you know, Halloween and
all.

JENNY
yeah.

Panel 5 She looks at the clock. 11:53.

Panel 6 Close: Eli face, he looks devious.

ELI
You’ve heard the stories, I’m sure,
about the missing people every
Halloween?

JENNY(OFF PANEL)
Yeah, you need to finish, I’m
sorry.

ELI
I’m almost done.  You don’t have to
be scared of me.  I ain’t gonna
hurt no one.

Panel 7 close: Jenny appears to grow more nervous.

JENNY
Please excuse me, I have to go to
the restroom.  Just finish your
coffee and show yourself out.

ELI(OFF PANEL)
Listen, lady I would like to stay
until I can get in touch with
someone.  It is freezing out there.

Panel 8 Jenny walks away, briskly toward the bedroom.

JENNY
I really am sorry, just leave.

Page 8 INT. BATHROOM…NIGHT

Panel 1 Jenny storms into the bathroom with the stranger
close behind.

Panel 2 She slams the door and locks the door knob.

Panel 3 She sits down in the floor and curls up into a
ball and begins to shake.

ELI(OFF PANEL)
Come on, lady, I didn’t mean
to scare you, your safe with
me.
JENNY
JUST LEAVE!!

ELI(OFF PANEL)
Ok, I am leaving.  I hope you
have a great night.

Page 9 INT. LIVING ROOM…NIGHT

Panel 1 Eli gets almost to the door when…

Panel 2 Sound: loud banging from the bathroom.

Panel 3 He stops and runs back in the direction he came.

Panel 4 Close on the clock. 12:00 A.M.

Page 10 int. hallway…night

Panel 1 close: Eli foot connecting to the bathroom door.
kicks the door in,

Panel 2 medium: running in halfway he stops.

Panel 3 medium: Eli stumbles backward into the hallway.

ELI
WHAT THE HELL?

Panel 4 wide: A huge hairy creature with a long snout and
sharp drooling teeth leaps out on him.

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Panel 5 close: the teeth of the beast dig into a torso
(RIPPPPPP,)

BEAST
uugghhhghghhh

Panel 6 Close: on the beast looking up
BEAST
HOOOOWWWWWLLLLLLL

Page 11 INT. LIVING ROOM…morning

Panel 1 Jenny lays on the couch under a small quilt,
awake.

Panel 2 The front door opens and Marc walks in carrying
his bag.

MARC
Honey, I’m home.

Panel 3 Jenny raises up and peering over the couch.

JENNY
Hey, babe.

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MARC
How was everything?

Panel 4 close: he leans in and pecks her on the cheek.

JENNY
Fine. Nothing exciting.

Panel 5 close: tv is on the news a blond talking head is
reading a piece of paper

NEWSCASTER
…the truck was found near a…

Panel 6 close: She pushes a button on the remote.

Page 12 ext. woods…day

Panel 1 A creek flows gently over rocks and moss.  A leaf
acts like a boat as it travels down the stream.

Panel 2 It passes rocks and moss, sticks and downed tree
limbs.

Panel 3 close: It keeps going until it stops on the white
face of Eli as he lays in the creek.

Caption sometimes things are not what they appear.

Panel 4 Medium: Eli’s body lies in the creek. His chest
torn out.

Panel 5 Wide: Eli lays in the creek, flowing from his body
is his blood, mixing with the once tranquil setting of the
fall creek giving it a darker feel.
(Images are royalty free images I found)