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Unread 11-01-2013, 12:46 PM   #1
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This was formerly the Halloween Special but after some changes it became the opening scene to Chapter 12.


Now you all probably know why I needed to change the style and make it so Liz didn't look like an anime 12 year old.
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Unread 11-01-2013, 02:23 PM   #2
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Well, that was different. I'm not sure it would've made a good Halloween special, but it should make an interesting story.
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Unread 11-01-2013, 07:00 PM   #3
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I tried coming up with a typical Halloween Special, but I couldn't think of anything that didn't come across as filler or a stupid parody.

Also The Dreadful is full of undead horrors and demons and whatever else anyway, so there's not much to do to it that would make the Halloween Special stand out, at least not in the way people expect thanks to the modern idea of the holiday.

So I looked up a bunch of information about the origins of Halloween traditions, and went from there. Lighting of candles, eating little soulcakes, talking about lost/dead family members, etc.

This scene here is probably more like what Halloween actually means than the previous one, really.
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In the middle of the last line for Liz, it is distinctly missing a "no".
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I actually had that written in the script and then I took it out because I realized how tone-killing it was
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I go trick-or-treating at one of my favorite webcomics, and all I get is feels and reveals?

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I actually think it turned out pretty well, personally :P

It was a lot better than some of the other stuff I had, and I didn't want to do a comic that felt like filler.

(also remember this is Chapter 12, not a Halloween Special, and so it might be setting up for crazier stuff to come)
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You write that like all the specials aren't canon. We know better, Speroni.
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Unread 11-03-2013, 02:36 PM   #9
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Yeah, I guess that's true.

I suppose the difference between this and the others is that this is an actual start of a chapter and is going to segue into the main story, rather than being a short aside.
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Tone killing depends on what happens next... A holster-wearing, fast-talking, ghost-killing Venkman with a thing for Pinkies wouldn't be too out of place in this universe. ;- )
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