Draft ScriptPage 1
Page split into a few panels, a splash image will take up the lower half of the page.
PANEL 2, shows mom saying its fine, is he sure he’ll be okay? (boy a little bit of a wimp)
PANEL 1, boy stopped dead in street looking past camera
PANEL 3,boy in forground looking at floor. 4 figures in mid grround looking at him. The all appear very demonic/ intimidating, thought bubble saying “almost at the bus, walk don’t run, walk don’t run!”)
Words dotted in panel “don’t look”
PANEL 4, shot from behind one of the figures. Now looks like normal teenager. Small figure of scared boy running off into distance. Large words spelling run coming from him. Now normal teen saying “strange kid”
Next 3rd 3 panels
PANEL 1, boy skids to a halt at bus stop saying “oh no!” on right off panl see large fence with growls and barks coming from over it.
PANEL 1, long thin panel stretching from one side of page to the other. Shows long road. Bus at far right side showing its been travelling
PANEL 2, (start of 5 rectangular panels lined up next to each ther going subject to subject. No speech in any of them.) mother figure opens door to boy.
PANEL 3, 2 boys playing console games. Controllers in hand
PANEL 4, boys eating pizza
PANEL 5, telling ghost stories with torch
PANEL 6, boy waving bye to friend at front door again
Page split into 4 sections top 1/4 contains 3 panels
PANEL 2, shot from inside driver cabin. Boy holding up return ticket other side of glass. Seems glad to be safe on bus.
PANEL 3, boy sitting relaxed upstairs on bus. On window seat alone. Dark large figure looming in background
Next ¼ has 1 panel and a large splash image next to it
PANEL 1, same image as before of boy but suddenly large menacing figure sitting next to him,.
SPLASH, extreme close up of boys face looking very scared. And shocked, large font underneath “just give me the bag.
Next ¼ has 3 panels
PANEL 1, dark image. Words pow and smack in there. Paying homage to old comics.
PANEL 2, boy outside of bus doors with head down and slightly bloody nose. Narrative not in bubble but next to boy “humph, told him there was nothing in it”
PANEL 3, dark street scene lit up by street lamps boy walking down streets in silhouette narrative saying “I mean you gota be desperate to pick on a kid half your age”
Next ¼ 2 panels
PANEL 1, boy on street he was on earlier. Dog in front drive but way smaller and less menacing compared to before. Narrative “should have just stayed in”
PANEL 2, street stretched out into distance high angled shot. Boys playing football in horizon. Narrative “cant wait to get home, what a night”
First top ¼ of page 1 wide panel into splash ½ of page then 2 panels at the bottom ¼
PANEL 1, four young teenagers from earlier asking if boys okay. He replies hes fin etc.
SPLASH, close up of boy walking down street that was very scary before. Looks very normal now. Face a little bruised but smiling kind of.
PANEL 2, boy getting in home and handing his bag up mom calls from living room “im glad your home dear. I was getting worried plus im so nervous about work tomorrow. Everyone seems to be getting cut”
PANEL 3,boy sitting on sofa with mom cureld up. She still hasn’t seen his face. They watch telly. And boy says “well its never as bad as you think mom. I’m sure you’ll be fine”