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How to introduce a clue?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Jacobs Apr 4, 2015. 4 Replies

I have a problem in the stroy I'm writing. I have given my hero a clue and it's pretty vague. I need to find a way to give him the solution to let him move on to the next confrontation with the…Continue

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Dec 25, 2018
Mike Jacobs replied to Mike Jacobs's discussion Software designers in the group Web-Comics
"That's a shame. I have some questions about so-called 'worm' programs. Thanks and God Bless You."
Dec 25, 2018
Mike Jacobs replied to Mike Jacobs's discussion I need help with a name. in the group Writers
"Kevin: Thanks. I gave it a try and found a name almost immediately. God Bless You."
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Alan Kent replied to Mike Jacobs's discussion Software designers in the group Web-Comics
"Yes, but not in graphics/art - I work in web based ecommerce."
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I need help with a name.

Hi, everybody!Could anybody help me develop a name for a character? I have a character in mind for my Arabian Nights/ humor themed comic book. The type of character is the bully who won't come out and fight, but will instead scheme against and lie about the hero, while instigating others to fight them physically, sort of like Cliff Carmichael in the first run in Firestorm. He's arrogant, condescending and a coward, but you can't hit him without making it look like he's telling the truth.In my…See More
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"I used to love this show. I hadn't known there was a comic book as well. Thanks for posting."
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Software designers

Hi everybody!Does anybody in this discussion group write software programs?See More
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"Dear Cross Comics: I'd like to join the others in welcoming you to the CCAS. May God Bless you."
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Spiderman R.O.C.C. Edition Pg. 7

"Dear Miss Magwood: Hello again! Not to nitpick and I still love this work, but I did spot one thing that may need to be addressed: Wolverine. According to the Marvel Mythos, he's an atheist. If you re-do this at some point in the future, you…"
Sep 25, 2018
Mike Jacobs replied to K.G. Adams's discussion New Eden’s Culture
"It might be a thought to 'steal' from Nazi Germany once more. Perhaps New Eden is a dictatorship and their dictator is attempting to replace Christianity with his own religion. Hitler did the same with a religion based on…"
Sep 9, 2018

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Location:
Roanoke, Virginia
Gender
male
Area(s) of Interest or Expertise:
I wouldn't claim to any expertise in any field, but my areas of interest lie in the writing and scripting of comic books (I couldn't draw a straight line to save my life ha-ha). I also have interests in history, science and science fiction.
My Testimony: (We encourage members to share briefly about how their faith in Christ has impacted their lives.)
I'll confess that my testimony is by comparison, dull as dishwater. I became a believer in my teens and have found that my faith has become a stabilizing influence in my life which I wish to share with others.
Dream Job: (If you could have your dream job in the comics industry, what would it be?)
It would probably be as a writer or scripter for one of the smaller companies. The pay might not be as good, but the chances to express myself and share my faith might be more prevalent.
Favorite Comic Creators:
I hate to say it but none of the current creators really stand out as favorites. I've always been fond of the work of Frank Frazetta, Julie Bell, Olivia DeBeredinis and Neal Adams however.

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At 9:05pm on April 3, 2018, Brien Sparling said…

I did a quick search and found several books that have on.line exerpts: The Physics of superheroes. By Kakalios 2009,  and  The Secret Science of Superheroes. By Lorch an Miah 2017. Both books have science explanations on how supers like Magneto can use electricity and Magnetism to fly.

At 8:55pm on March 28, 2018, Brien Sparling said…

Thank you Mike; I always appreciate your positive comments on my efforts.

How to make your Character fly is as much a style statement as their outfit, and don't have to have any grounding in logic. Thor's hammer and Wonder Woman's lasso make no sense, they were just already part of their outfits. In Roland Dahl's children's story, the BFG, the Giant can fly after drinking bubby juice and farting, (Merely an example of the wide range of possibilities beyond having wings or riding a winged mascot.)

One more thought: if the flying ability depends on a piece of equipment then it can be lost or stolen; if it depends on an appendage then it can be injured. These 'problems' can be used in future plot-possibilities.

At 2:44pm on July 26, 2017, Amy Michelle Fusco said…

Thank you for the welcome! I was on vacation for a while and couldn't figure out how to properly comment back!

At 7:54am on July 5, 2016, K.G. Adams said…
Thanks for your comment on my status.
At 12:16am on May 8, 2016, ReclaimingComics said…

Thank you for the name of the sequential artist! I went and looked him up,and was very impressed with what I found! Will Eisner is now a familiar name for me. :)

At 1:31pm on March 5, 2015, Kenish Magwood said…

Thanks! I really enjoyed re-creating Spiderman and putting a spin on his story for Christ. 

At 7:04pm on January 13, 2015, Brien Sparling said…

Its cool that we have shared interests in science, history and cartooning. Look forward to seeing some of your thoughts in discussion and blog. Also, since I am naturally nosey, do you have any scripting/writing projects on your horizon?

At 7:34am on January 1, 2015, Brian Raborn said…

Thanks I look forward to acquiring them and reading through them. The one main thing I think I struggle with is professionalism with my work, like when you read the comic section of the newspaper or in a comic book being able to put my work into the boxes. 

At 1:28pm on December 29, 2014, Ralph Ellis Miley said…
Welcome to the CCAS. May the Lord richly bless you as you grow in the knowledge of Him.
At 3:05am on December 24, 2014, Gerard Lee said…

Hello Mike! It's great to have another writer here at the CCAS! May your time here be a blessing to you, and through you, to others!

 
 
 

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