Maelstrom 1 p20

Another one that’s been reworked to accommodate the modifications in the scenario. Rarely in comic books, do we leave so much on the “cutting room floor“. Especially when working as a writer / artist team, once the scene is written and put down to paper by the artist, there’s not much we can afford to change. Since I do it…

Maelstrom 1 p8

The trick for this page was to have subsequent horizontal panels featuring a bunch of vertical shapes, the trees, without them looking too much like they’re one and the same. I tried to make them go out of the frame in different spots and changed the grey VS black tones to avoid as much confusion…

Maelstrom 1 p6

Here’s the second half of the “big” layout. I waited until now to show you the thumbnail sketch. Trying to avoiding a spoiler, here. To me, it still works as two single page as both halves show the character answering each other. It’s as if the first half is one character speaking and the second…

Maelstrom 1 p4

As I said before about the previous page, I was thinking of a larger layout that could combine page 3 and 4 into a vertical format. Here’s the bottom part of the design; we’re inside the house with the tree growing in the middle.