Scary: Story Update

Scary has gone through quite a few story iterations, especially where the ending is concerned. Here are a few of the story and layout animatics. In previous versions of the story the mom either noticed the boy buy ignored him, or never noticed him at all. The boy eventually got so frustrated that it left him open to a retaliatory scare from his mom.

TheĀ version we’ve settled on lately, though, eliminates many of the individual gags and has the boy succeed in scaring his mother, only to have his growling stomach interrupt his terrible roar. His mother prepares dinner for him, playing along with his monstrous antics until finally putting him to bed. This version, though lacking the original ‘Buster Keaton-esque’ comedy, feels like a better story about the relationship of a mother to her son!

Which version do you like more?

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s