A decent comic shoot-em-up, but poor structural choices keep 2 Guns from becoming more than forgettable
by Michael Welles Schock When working with action-comedy, experience has shown it is best to keep story development quick and clean. Scenes should progress with focus and energy. Plot points should surprise, yet clearly communicate urgent narrative significance. But if I were to describe 2 Guns in a few words, it would be dense and […]
Are the characters as interesting as the monsters?
by Michael Welles Schock It is a simple equation. The more fantastic or unusual the world of a story, the clearer and simpler that story’s narrative premise must be. Star Wars: A New Hope presented a fantasy universe filled with Jedi, droids and intergalactic combat. Yet its plot is very simple. It is about a […]