Fantastic Stories, #1

Cast: Gabe, Tycho

Transcript Edit

The Secret Origin Of Gabriel.

Panel 1

{Gabe's silhouette is stood outside the arcade. Two boxes at top. Box at bottom.}
Box: A strange storm churns on the horizon.
Box: A portent!
Box: Johnathan Gabriel doesn't know it - but this tiny arcade is at the corner of 24th and destiny.

Panel 2

{Scene change. Arcade machine is electrocuting Gabe. Only Gabe's arm is visible.}

Panel 3

{Gabe is seen being electrocuted by purple electricity. Box at top.}
Box: The skee-ball machine of fate released five tickets that day - tickets that Johnathan Gabriel could dedeem at the front counter of justice.
Gabe: What's... Happening to me? Body... Seized by some strange energy!

Panel 4

{Scene change. Gabe and Tycho are stood facing each other. Gabe is looking at his hands.}
Gabe: And that's when I knew I'd been given these powers for a reason.
Tycho: Which powers? I was there. You were standing in a puddle of Pepsi and got shocked by an arcade machine.
Gabe: But, for a reason, though.

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Preceded by:
March 25, 2002
Penny Arcade strips Followed by:
March 29, 2002

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