This is a dialogue I think about a lot, being big into comic theory. But have you looked a Korean webcomics? They’ve taken the ‘scroll down’ story telling to its logical extreme. I have never read a better horror comic on the web.
Yeah! I know exactly what comic you’re talking about, too. I mean, the frank answer is that I really don’t want to learn the programming necessary to do something like that, though essentially doing animation through forced panels is a really cool concept. It’s something to play around with, but I don’t want to use it in exchange for my own personal weaknesses. More than anything, this is a chance to learn.
When I think about VISUAL GOALS, what comes to mind is expressions, reactions, cutting dialog into the range of expressions the characters express and fulfilling a sense of organic movement through the panels. I want to work on this, I want to achieve this personal ideal of “comic.” Whether I ever actually succeed in any of this is questionable (though it certainly won’t come from sitting around talking theory, lmao) but it’s an ideal that I want to move towards, striding brightly into the future