CLINT and CHERRY, lit by Kate’s TAILLIGHTS, stare at their wheelman leaving them out to dry.

They look at each other.

CLINT stomps across the street, CHERRY waiting in the shadows. A TRACKSUIT stands outside, not noticing. A couple other STRIPPERS, a few PATRONS mill about the front door of the club. We can all but hear the OONTZ OONTZ music from within.

The TRACKSUIT is bro-ing at one of the strippers as CLINT stomps up, shouting HEY ADIDAS —

— and PUNCHES THE SHIT out of him, knocking the big guy off his stool.

The guy GETS UP in time for CLINT to HIT HIM BACK TOWARDS THE DOOR with that stool, hard —

(How to make HAWKGUY #8 Page 9 by David, Matt, Chris, and Matt)

(MF soundtrack: “Red Dress,” TV on the Radio)


When I started working on the short, I had to work out establishing the look. I had a pretty vivid idea in mind, simple cartoony layouts with fun colors that pump up the characters and have some lighting in mind, so the first image is a test BG I did with Elio (Chris Eliopoulos) where He did the layout, I took the characters I drew and I painted the layout in Photoshop.

I also did the turns of all the main characters so Jam Filled, who did the animation in Harmony, could build the rigs that they’d animated with.