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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (2000AD DRAFT)

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (2000AD DRAFT)


THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS © 2016 DANNY NOLAN
A short tale about two young aliens visiting our solar system for their version of Schoolies after a hard year of study.
NOTES: Both characters look and sound like your typical western teenager except they have four arms.
The spaceship interior is a very modern affair with lots of shiny chrome, monitors and lights, only it has been trashed as only teenagers on holiday can trash a living space. PAGE ONE5 panels this page 5 x1
Panel 1: INT. Looks like your average modern apartment. POV from back of room. We do not yet realize we are on a spacecraft. We are looking at the rear of a couch, the back of two heads are visible. One head has a ponytail draped over the back. An arm is resting on the armrest. A pair of feet wearing thongs hangs over the other armrest. Partially visible in front of the couch is what appears to be a big screen TV. There is some evidence of empty bottles and chip packets scattered on t…

PARADISO V

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PARADISO V (c) 2016 Danny Nolan
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Panel 1: Planet hangs in space. CAPTION:
PARADISO 5 CAPTION:
PLEASURE PLANET
Panel 2. Establishing shot. Lovely facilities, oceans, tasteful d├ęcor. No people.
Panel 3. A sign to the left of the panel. Beyond the sign in the back ground is the silhouette of a roller coaster and palm trees. In the foreground is a modern looking excavator – drilling rig, with two men standing around it, overseeing its work.
SIGN: PARIDISO 5 - DREAM AMONG THE STARS.
MAJOR RENOVATION AND UPGRADE
INCORPORATING EXCITING NEW RIDES RESTAURANTS AND THEMES
UNVEILING Q3 THIS YEAR 
BROUGHT TO YOU BY ALLSTARS CONGLOMERATE


Panel 4. There is a young man, TRAVIS, in the cabin dressed in coveralls and a hard hat. Outside is an older man with a beard, CHANG, dressed similarly. Both have company logo and the names on their coveralls. Dirt and boulders are scattered around. Chang is talking to Travis.
CHANG:
I’ll bet this beats travelling around the outer rim prospecting chunks of rock, eh, Mr. Travi…