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Francesco Marciuliano on 20 Years of Writing Sally Forth

Check out http://koolkoncepts.com/ Francesco Marciuliano’s blog http://rickcoplin.com/ogs14/slideshare-35473367ampdocogs14presentation-140604060210-phpapp01/ Medium Large
as he looks back on twenty years of writing the Sally Forth comic strip.
http://frescohealth.com/public/admin/assets/plugins/jquery-file-upload/server/php/ It Was 20 Years Ago Today

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Ted’s Dad Dies

A little behind the scenes on today’s Sally Forth strip.

First, Francesco Marciuliano’s script for this strip.

Monday
Scene: ONE PANEL. Interior, Hospital Hallway. Same Day. Long shot down the Palliative Wing Hallway. In the distance we see Ted and his mom hugging. They are crying but we don’t see really see their faces or any cartoon tears.

Original art.
Dot screen and lettering done digitally in Photoshop.
Color specification mirror inks.

The decision for the halo of light around Ted and his Mother was decided on as I had already done a hallway scene on October 22 where I tried to convey how you can feel all alone in a crowded hallway.

For the November 6th strip with Ted and his Mom I didn’t want to show the hallway completely empty (hospitals never are), but at the same time how the rest of the world goes away at that moment.

Hopefully it read that way for the readers as well.

Francesco has given me a lot of leeway on how to portray these scenes throughout.
I appreciate the trust he has in me in doing so, and hope the decisions I made in the illustrations did the story he beautifully crafted justice.

-Jim Keefe

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Sally Forth Drop Panels – January to March 2016

Comic Strips are formatted different ways for different size requirements. The “drop panel” is a panel or tier of the strip that can be omitted because of size restrictions without affecting the gag or storyline.

For example, Here’s the Sunday strip for January 3, 2016 with the drop panel…

SallyForth_2016.01.03

Then without…

NoDrop_2016.01.03


And now without further ado, here’s the drop panels for
January 3, 2016 through March 27, 2016.

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016
January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016
January 17, 2016
January 17, 2016
January 24, 2016
January 24, 2016
January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016
February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016
February 14, 2016
February 14, 2016
February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016
February 28, 2016
February 28, 2016
March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016
March 13, 2016
March 13, 2016
March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016
March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

For more from previous posts, go to Sally Forth drop panels.

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Sally Forth Drop Panels – October to December 2015

Comic Strips are formatted different ways for different size requirements. The “drop panel” is a panel or tier of the strip that can be omitted because of size restrictions without affecting the gag or storyline.

For example, Here’s the Sunday strip for October 4, 2015 with the drop panel…

SallyForth_2015.10.04

Then without…

MinusDrop_2015.10.04


And now without further ado, here’s the drop panels for
October 4, 2015 through December 27, 2015.

October 4, 2015
October 4, 2015
October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015
October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015
October 25, 2015
October 25, 2015
November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015
November 8, 2015
November 8, 2015
November 15, 2015
November 15, 2015
November 22, 2015
November 22, 2015
November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015
December 6, 2015
December 6, 2015
December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015
December 20, 2015
December 20, 2015
December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

For more from previous posts, go to Sally Forth drop panels.

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Unabashed plug time!

If Sally Forth isn’t in your local paper you can check it out online at…

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A yearlong subscription to all of King Features’ comics (new and vintage) plus two years worth of archives for every single strip is a pittance at $19.99 a year. Unsure? Try a 7 day trial subscription for free.

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Happy Holidays

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