Aaron Sparrow, Mark Pellegini and Wes take a deep dive into writing comic book dialogue. Dialogue fills a host of roles in comic book storytelling but it should always building your characters and moving your story forward. Giving characters distinct voices and personalities makes them stand out in
Publish Date: Jun 04, 2021
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Aaron Sparrow, Mark Pellegini and Wes take a deep dive into writing comic book dialogue. Dialogue fills a host of roles in comic book storytelling but it should always building your characters and moving your story forward. Giving characters distinct voices and personalities makes them stand out in the crowd and allows readers to invest in their role in your story. Mark and Aaron give tips and advice to comic writers looking to improve their dialogue. They also layout some of the pitfalls of bad dialogue including; Whedon Speak and Bendis Speak. Two tropes killing comic book story craft today. Finally, Wes and the crew identify comic book, movie and traditional writers who are generate amazing dialogue. Comic book writers Mark Pellegrini and Aaron Sparrow demonstrate how they write dialogue to develop characters and move their story forward.
Mark Pellegrini Bio
Mark Pellegrini is a creative consultant and writer for NINJAINK, LLC and his collaborations with Timothy Lim have been published by IDW and UDON studios. As a freelance featured writer, his articles and creative works have been published by such websites as Adventures in Poor Taste, Comics Alliance, Ain't it Cool News, and io9. You can find more of his writing at TMNT Entity.
Aaron Sparrow Bio
Aaron Sparrow is a comic book writer and editor who got his start as a copy editor at Tokyopop. In 2009, he became the Lead Editor for Boom! Studios' new line of Disney comic books. In addition to his editorial work on these titles, Sparrow also heavily lobbied to do a Darkwing Duck comic, having been a huge fan of the cartoon.
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