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How to make a comic book character?

How to make a comic book character? Topic: How to write a brainstorm paper
May 21, 2019 / By Hailee
Question: I want to make a darker comic character but portray the villain as the hero, so it's in antihero form, kind of like Spawn, or a character like Venom, any suggestions?
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Dodie Dodie | 1 day ago
Becareful, If you use other people's opions and they can show it was their idea you open yourself up to a lawsuit if the book or character looks profitable. The best thing to do is sit down with pen and paper and brainstorm write a bunch of ideas down and maybe one of them will spark something. Good Luck!
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Dodie Originally Answered: How do I make a good resume if I'm applying to a comic book store?
The important thing is to make the employer feel that: You are not a Comic Book Bore, with so much specialist knowledge that you can't shut up You do have a wide knowledge of comic books and a genuine interest in them You have experience in retail, or at least in some form of sales and customer service You will be honest, reliable, well-presented and confident. You have other interests outside comic books You are pleasant and sociable and the other people who work there will get on well with you. As long as your resume shows those points, and has been checked properly for spelling and grammar, and is not more than 2 pages long in total, you should have more chance.
Dodie Originally Answered: How do I make a good resume if I'm applying to a comic book store?
Comic shops dont want clerks who are going to sit and read their stuff all day, they want someone who will do the work. Make your resume show that you're a knowledgeable person when it comes to retail sales, have experience, and during the interview you let them know you're reliable and have a work ethic. Comic book stores are only going to be paying minimum wage you realize.

Carlota Carlota
It doesn't sound like you know what you want to do, and I'd assume that if your ideas about characters and characterization are so vague that you're asking strangers for ideas, you most likely don't have the decipline nor the skills to write an origin story. Chances are that you won't finish anything you start. You're not ready. Read something besides comics, try to learn the basics of drama, and try again in a year or so.
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Aneta Aneta
How about a rogue terrorist? He's wanted dead by the US, but his real grievance is with another terrorist. While he's dodging American agents who are trying to kill him, he's pursuing a mission of vengeance against another bad guy who done him wrong.
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Aneta Originally Answered: How do the comic book pros make creating original superheroes look so easy?
I tried answering this a while ago but the question got deleted, sorry.... Assuming you mean "masked vigilantes" like say, DC's Batman...? There's no "secret" really. You have to do what everyone else does--start by writing the character as a human being. Get to know your character. See if there are any themes or obsessions that rub off on the character. These themes or obsessions could be anything: from scissors and haircuts (Edward Scissorhands) to leafy green veggies (Salad Fingers) to sticks & batons (Daredevil) to bats (Batman) and beyond. Sure, some of the ideas will be crap, but some won't, which is why you look into and research _everything_. Once you're doing that, work at it from the other end. Ask: In general, what kind of vigilante is this person? Pulp Fiction and Film Noir generally support five kinds: --The detective, who solves mysteries and cold cases _for_ the police, --The hitman, who hunts people down and takes vegeance (usually killing them with a specific weapon), --The adventurer, who pursues his or her specialty to the ends of the earth (think: Indiana Jones, Tomb Raider, Flash Gordon), --The "femme fatale", or the one who works in their civilian identity and tends to mix business with pleasure (James Bond/007 being the prime example of a _male_ femme-fatale type), or --The psychopath....the "bad guy" who ends up doing good things. This need not be a "Joker type", as a superficially well-adjusted "Tony Soprano type" can work as well. Looking into it from that end will inform you in terms of what the character _does_ when they hit the streets, looking for justice. You want to know what the character does because it will determine what sorts of equipment they'll carry. But basically, there's no real "secret" or trick to it. The characters you see didn't _start out_ as refined and polished as they are now: they became that way thanks to a LOT of professionals working on them for decades, literally. Writing about a masked vigilante is no different from writing about a horror-movie character, or a love story, or anything else... It still takes work and at least one or two original, clever ideas (and I'll grant you that the good ones that remain are hard to find). You have some work cut out for you--because honestly, in some cases an actual super-power can become a literary shortcut that expresses the character's nature. But yeah, the best way to do it is to DO IT. Write the character as a human being and see what fits the character's life.

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