i want to become a writer at marvel someday, its my dream, when i'm finished with this series, im going to mail it in and hope its good enough to get me at least in the door. The series is called "Shadowface" and its a about a dark superhero fighting for vengeance against the leader of a seceded nation in a second civil war, below are the first 11 pages. [FONT="]Shadowface [/FONT] Issue No.1 By Joshua Potts. 1. New York City, 2027. Atop a dark rooftop, on a dark night, we see a small figure atop, with a smoking chimney. 2. Zoom in on a young man with blonde hair, wearing sliver technology on various parts of him (forearms, upper legs, ankles, and a black headband around his head with a glowing red light on his temple.) body, looking at a computer, clenching a strange backpack. 3. Close up on the face of the teenager, 18 year old James Phillips’, stern, concentrated face, looking down at the screen. 4. 9 dots move closer on the screen to a map of NYC, they approach. 5. Closer… 6. Closer… PAGE 2 1. He looks up. 2. Nine fiery trails from approaching jets light up the sky. 3. A glowing cuff on James’ arm, which has a light in the middle, begins to glow brightly. 4. He slides on the backpack, with glowing lights on the straps. 5. He pulls his black mask over his face, with large yellow eyes. 6. He runs forward… 7. And jumps… 8. A fiery trail follows behind him as his jetpack hoists him into the air, as he zooms off. PAGE 3 1. Close-up on a jet, and the face of a pilot PILOT 1: GENERAL, WE ARE APPROACHING THE FIRST BUILDING, NO SIGN OF TARGET. 2. The Jet shoots missiles at a building. SFX. BBBBOOOOOOOOOOOMMMMM. A large fiery explosion shoots out of the building. 3. James Phillips’ fists smashed through the pilots windshield, glass is flying all over the place, the pilot has a shocked expression. 4. CUT TO THE OFFICE OF JAMES BLOCKARD, GENERAL/DICTATOR OF LAMANIA (Although this is not yet revealed.) We see the back of COLTON ROBERTSONS’ head, and JAMES BLOCKARD sitting at his computer, focused. 5. We see his computer screen, with the blips of all the jets on a radar. 6. One of them BLIPS away, right off the screen. 7. BLOCKARD has a horrid expression on his face, a combination of shock and rage. (he has long black hair and a bearded face, about 40 years old.) 8. Back to the screen, two more jets BLIP off the screen. 9. Cut back to New York, one of the pilots is falling out of the sky, screaming. 10. He is swooped up By SHADOWFACE, flying on his jetpack. PAGE 4. 1. Cut back to BLOCKARDS office, Colton Robertson, a muscular man with stitches all over his arms and neck, is looking across the room, horrified as well. ROBERTSON: WHAT’S HAPPENING?! WHAT’S GOING ON?! 2. Back to the screen, three more planes have BLIPPED off. 3. Close up on BLOCKARD’S stern face. Blockard: It’s him. 4. ROBERTSON: (Angrily) GENERAL, LET ME GO!!! I’M READY!!! 5. BLOCKARD: (GLARING) YOU ARE NOT READY, AND YOU WILL BE WISE TO KNOW WHO YOU ARE SPEAKING TO. 6. He pushes a button on a screen on his desk. 7. BLOCKARD: JAMESON? 8. In a dark room in New York with a window in the background (which shows the city skyline with the one burning building) is Timothy Jameson, one of Lamania’s top agents and Blockard’s right hand man is listening with a slightly menacing face, he has spiked up hair and frisky beard. JAMESON: YES SIR. BLOCKARD: (IN JAMESON’S EARPIECE) I NEED YOU TO TAKE HIM DOWN, AND FEEL FREE TO BE CREATIVE. JAMESON: WITH PLEASURE SIR. PAGE 5 1. James is standing on his rooftop, looking down at a startled pilot’s face which he has just dropped off. JAMES: WHAT? 2. He is looking at the other startled pilots, five more of them. JAMES: I WANT YOU ALL TO KNOW, THERE’S A REASON I SAVED ALL OF, YOU, IT’S NOT BECAUSE I LIKE YOU, I HATE YOU ALL, I WILL TOSS ALL OF YOU OFF THIS BUILDING IF YOU DON’T TELL ME WITHIN 5 MINUTES- 3. BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMMM ( A JET RANDOMLY EXPLODES ABOVE, JAMES LOOKS UP. 4. His tech begins to light up. 5. JAMESON is looking down at him 6. He hits a button on a futuristic phone-like device. 7. Another jet blows up in the sky. 8. SHADOWFACE hoists up in the air. JAMES: NOW YOU IDIOTS STAY PUT!!! 9. He lands on the front of a jet, the pilot is shocked. JAMES: STAY PUT! I’M COMIN IN TO- PAGE 6. 1. The jet explodes in his face, he flies backwards, smoking. 2. We see the back of JAMESON’S head, looking up at the exploding jet. 3. Shadowface is falling down, looking knocked out. 4. The angle zooms out, he looks defeated, or dead. 5. BLOCKARD: Is he dead? 6. JAMESON: ( SMILING) LOOKS LIKE IT SIR. 7. He then sees SHADOWFACE zooming off, he is speechless. SHADOWFACE: (IN ROBERTSON’S EARPICE) JUST SO YOU TWO KNOW… 8. SHADOWFACE is flying forward… SHADOWFACE: I’VE BEEN LISTENING IN ON THIS CONVERSATION THE ENTIRE TIME… AND ENJOY YOUR NEW SCREENSAVER BLOCKARD. 9. Blockard has a horrified look as he looks at his screen, with a giant smiley face with shadowface’s logo saying I WIN!!! PAGE 7. 1. We see the shot through the view of a pilots cockpit, he is looking up at SHADOWFACE zooming off with two more pilots in his arms, two explosions behind him. (the jets) 2. Close up on the pilots face, he looks sick with fear, (gulping?) 3. SFX: SMMAASSHHH!!!!!! Glass flies down much to the pilot’s obvious shock. 4. We see Shadowface looking down at the pilot JAMES: HELLO! 5. The pilot is thrown out of the jet, screaming, with Shadowface perched, arms up on the top of the jet. 6. Close up on SHADOWFACE’S Hand pressing a small, blinking red square onto the glass. SFX: BLIPBLIPBLIPBLIPBLIPBLIPBLIP. 7. SHADOWFACE swoops up the pilot in one arm and flies forward. 8. Close up on the blinking red square. SFX: BLEEPBLEEPBLEEPBLEEP!!!!!!!! 9. SFX: BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMMMM!!!!! The jet explodes in the air. PAGE 8. 1. SHADOWFACE has returned to his rooftop, landing, he drops the pilot from the last page to the ground of the roof. JAMESKAY GUYS. 2. (he pulls his mask of, showing a serious, slightly angered face) JAMES: TIME FOR US… 3. (close up on James’ face)TO HAVE A LITTLE CHA- 4. SFX:BRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMMMMMMMMMMMM Off in the distance, a large skyscraper explodes. 5. SFX: bbbbbbboooooooooommmmmm Then another one not too far behind. 6. JAMES: (WITH SEVERE RAGE) IS HE HERE?! JAMESON? IS HE DOING THIS? 7. PILOT: I-I DON’T KNOW, I- 8. SUDDENLY THE PILOT IS HOISTED UP INTO THE AIR BY A YELLOW LIGHT ENCASING HIS BODY, AND IS DANGLED OVER THE SIDE OF THE BUILDING. JAMES: I PROMISE YOU I WILL KILL YOU IF YOU DON’T TELL ME IN TEN SECONDS!!!!! PAGE 9. 1. James is in the background, with full view of the pilot dangling, horrified JAMES: 10… 2. Close up on the screaming pilots face. 3. JAMES: 9… 4. PILOT: (eyes closed with fear, with gritted teeth) HE-HE’S IN THE ATOM INDUSTRIES BUILDING!!! 5. JAMES: (Smirking) BINGO. 6. The pilot is thrown against the ground, and skids in pain…SHADOWFACE flies off. 7. Frontal view of Shadowface flying forward, an electronic voice chirps in his ear COMPUTER: SEARCHING…SERVER 166.75.99 LOCATED. 8. Through SHADOWFACE’S yellow eyepiece, we see a red circle zoom in on JAMESON his name is displayed next to the circle. Page 10. 1. SFX:SMAAAAAASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSHHHHHHHHHHH. SHADOWFACE smashes through the window, grabbing JAMESON in his arms as he flies to the other side of the room. 2. He flies out of the skyscraper, breaking through the glass. 3. He tosses JAMESON in the air, and punches him hard, sending JAMESON flying through the air. 4. He catches JAMESON and smashes him against a window, cracking the glass behind him. 5. (close-up on SHADOWFACE’S MASK) SHADOWFACE: NATHANIEL JAMESON, YOU AND I ARE GOING TO HAVE A NICE LITTLE CHAT. Page 11. 1. We see a condemned, burnt house, in the middle of an abandoned neighborhood. 2. SHADOWFACE throws JAMESON down, through the house. SFX: CRRRAAAAASSSSHHH. 3. JAMESON lands on the ashy ground, groaning. 4. He looks next to him, and screams, a skeleton is impaled into the ground, burnt. 5. SHADOWFACE crashes in… JAMES: RECOGNIZE HIM? 6. JAMES: (pulling off his mask, smirking) THAT’S YOUR OLD FRIEND LUCAS STRONG. 7. Close up James’ teary eyed, but angry and serious face. JAMES: HE WAS ONE OF THE 5 MEN THAT KILLED MY FATHER, ROBERT PHILLIPS, TEN YEARS AGO, THE OTHERS WERE GENERAL JAMES BLOCKARD, COLTON ROBERTSON, MICHAEL POTTS… 8. JAMES: (SMILING TWISTEDLY.) AND YOU, MY FRIEND. 9. Eagle eye shot of the house, and from within it we hear… JAMESON: STOP IT! NO, PLEASE, NO-GAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PAGE 12. Four long horizontal pages, dark lighting. 1. BLOCKARD is sitting as his desk, ROBERTSON has left. BLOCKARD: (looking down at computer) JAMESON? COME IN JAMESON… 2. he puts his hands in his hair, and sighs. 3. There is a crackle of sound, and JAMES’ Voice appears. Blockard Looks up frantically. JAMES: TWO DOWN, THREE TO GO… 4. Blockard has an intense look of fear. if you like any of this feel free to visit the website www.secondcivilwar.weebly.com my email is under contact if you wish to send me any emails.