World's Finest (Script, #2)

Page One:

1.1 Right where we left off last issue. Punisher looks up at Moon Knight, crouching on a fire escape.

MOON KNIGHT: Frank Castle, I require your assistance.

CAPTION(Punisher): Not again.

1.2: Punisher looking up.

PUNISHER: What is it now?

1.3: Moon Knight in mid jump to the ground.

MOON KNIGHT: It's about the Thunderer

SFX: WHUMP!

1.4: Moon Knight, crouching on the ground.

MOON KNIGHT: I'm sure you've heard of him.

MOON KNIGHT: This perp was just telling you how he took Jigsaw's place after his "death."

Page Two:

2.1: Punisher

PUNISHER: What about him?

2.2: Close up of Moon Knight.

MOON KNIGHT: He's Jigsaw.

2.3: Punisher, shocked (and somewhat angry)

PUNISHER: Well, why the **** would he call himself the ****ing THUNDERER?

Page Three:

3.1: Moon Knight. His cloak conceals his body.

MOON KNIGHT: Khonshu made a grave mistake. He never should have--

3.2: Close up of Punisher, shouting.

PUNISHER: CUT THE THE CHASE! WHAT THE **** IS GOING ON?

3.3: Same shot as 3.1

MOON KNIGHT: ......

MOON KNIGHT: Remember Zeus?

PUNISHER: Yeah.

3.4: Close up of Moon Knight.

MOON KNIGHT: He's become an Avatar to Zeus...like I am to Khonshu.

Page Four:

4.1: Punisher.

PUNISHER: What does Jigs--What does "Thunderer" want?

4.2: Moon Knight.

MOON KNIGHT: ....He's planning to send the world into anarchy

MOON KNIGHT: New York is his experiment. His testing ground to see if his plans work.

4.3: Punisher, with a hint of disbelief on his face.

PUNISHER: And you believe him?

PUNISHER: You believe this "God" that tricked you into murdering innocent people?

Page Five:

5.1: Moon Knight's eyes.

MOON KNIGHT: No.

MOON KNIGHT: But I'd rather not take that chance.

5.2: Same shot.

MOON KNIGHT: Do you?

5.3: Punisher, tense.

MOON KNIGHT (Off panel): Look, I didn't CHOOSE to enlist your help. I came to you as a favor to Khonshu....But I'm telling you.

5.4: Side view of Moon Knight's mouth (covered by his mask, of course)

MOON KNIGHT: I need your help.

Page Six:

6.1: Punisher, still tense, angry, etc.

6.2: Punisher, slightly more relaxed.

PUNISHER: ....

6.3: Punisher, head down.

PUNISHER: I'll help you.

CAPTION(Punisher): I regret saying it the second the words come out of my mouth.

Page Seven:

7.1: Zeus on the astral plane with Thunderer (Jigsaw) Portals to various dimensions are everywhere. A mix of Dr. Strange and the Twilight Zone. Zeus is notably bigger than Thunderer.

ZEUS: You are doing well, my Priest.

7.2: Thunderer at a table. Zeus watches (nobody seems to notice him)

ZEUS: The mobs are uniting.

7.3: A mobster paying off a cop.

ZEUS: Sides are being drawn.

7.4: A cop, surrounded by mobsters.

ZEUS: Actions are being taken.

7.5: Back to the astral plane. Thunderer's eyes.

ZEUS: Now....You must start phase two.

7.6: Thunderer, head down (slightly bowing)

THUNDERER: Yes, my Lord.

Page Eight Splash Page:

Moon Knight slams a man into a brick wall. He has a bomb strapped to his chest. Blood flies from his face. Moon Knight's cloak blows in the wind. Punisher, in the background, is shooting at mobsters hiding in a warehouse.

NO DIALOGUE.

Page Nine:

9.1: Moon Knight kneeing the man in the chest.

SFX: BRACK!

Man: UNNN!

9.2: Moon Knight standing over the man.

MOON KNIGHT: Get up.

MOON KNIGHT: I want more.

9.3: Punisher, shooting a machine gun.

SFX: BRAKKABRAKKABRAKKABRAKKABRAKKABRAKKABRAKKA!

PUNISHER: HOW YOU HOLDIN' UP BACK THERE 'KNIGHT?

9.4: Moon Knight blocking a left cross by the man.

MOON KNIGHT: Good enough.

9.5: Moon Knight palm-strikes the man.

SFX: BAM!

MAN: WAUGH!

Page Ten:

10.1: A man falls from the roof of the warehouse.

SFX: BLAM!

MAN: AAAAAAAH!

10.2: Punisher dives out of the way of gunfire, a man's legs can be seen in the corner of the panel (in Punisher's way)

10.3: Punisher landing an uppercut on the man as he stands up.

10.4: Punisher uses the man as a shield.

MAN: AAAAAAIIIIIIIEEEEE

SFX: BUDDABUDDABUDDA!

10.5: Wide view of the warehouse. Men can be seen through a few windows

MAN 1: Damn--

MAN 2: He killed Ricky--

MAN 3: Waste him!

Page Eleven:

11.1: Moon Knight punching the bomber dead on.

MOON KNIGHT: I want a NAME!

11.2: Moon Knight jumping as the man tries to leg sweep him.

SFX: WHOOOSH!

11.3: Moon Knight's boot, as he kicks the man to the ground. Blood flies from his nose.

MOON KNIGHT: Not the answer I wanted.

11.4: Close up of the man's hand. He pulls out a switchblade.

11.5: The bomber thrusting the switchblade through Moon Knight's chest.

SFX: FUNT!

MOON KNIGHT: AAAAAAAAAGGH!

Page Twelve:

12.1: Moon Knight throwing a roundhouse kick to the man's face.

MOON KNIGHT: Damn you for that!

12.2: Moon Knight throwing a right cross.

SFX: D'KUSH!

12.3: Punisher throwing a grenade.

12.4: Part of the warehouse blows up.

SFX: BWOOOSH!

Page Thirteen:

13.1: Punisher's eyes, he's staring at the flames.

CAPTION(Punisher): Flush them out.

13.2: Close up on a tripwire Punisher planted in the warehouse.

13.3: Same shot, a foot trips it.

13.4: An explosion.

SFX: BOOOOOM!

Page Fourteen:

14.1: Moon Knight pulls the blade out of his chest.

14.2: The bomber diving at him.

14.3: Moon Knight kicks him.

MOON KNIGHT: Off!

14.4: Moon Knight slitting the throat of the bomber.

SFX: SWIIISSSSH!

MAN: GHUK!

14.5: The man falls to the ground, dead.

14.6: Show the timer on the bomb. Two minutes left.

Page Fifteen:

15.1: Punisher, shooting.

SFX: BRAKKABRAKKABRAKKABRAKKA

CAPTION(Punisher): Keep the gun on a steady burst.

15.2: Punisher's eyes.

CAPTION(Punisher): Kill anyone who comes out.

15.3: Punisher, still shooting, a charred man is behind him with a machete.

15.4: Punisher ducks under the swipe.

SFX: SWOOOSH!

15.5: Punisher elbowing the man in the face.

SFX: WHAM!

MAN: AGH!

15.6: Punisher (now turned around) kneeing the man in the groin.

Page Sixteen:

16.1: Punisher throws a right cross.

16.2: Punisher hits the back of the man's legs with his gun.

16.3: The man falls to his knees.

SFX: WHUMP!

16.4: Castle pulls out a knife.

16.5: Punisher (the man is not shown here.) Slamming the knife into the man's forehead.

SFX: BROOOKSSHT!

16.6: The man can be seen with the knife in his head, while Punisher is turned around.

CAPTION(Punisher): Nobody came out.

CAPTION(Punisher): Lucky bastard.

Page Seventeen:

17.1: Moon Knight dragging the dead bombers body, pushing past Punisher.

SFX: whump.

PUNISHER: WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

MOON KNIGHT: Finishing the job.

17.2: Moon Knight entering the flaming warehouse.

17.3: Moon Knight running out.

17.4: Same shot, an explosion occurs in the background.

SFX: BWOOOOOOOOOM!

17.5: Overhead view of the warehouse, crumbling.

CAPTION(Moon Knight): You got lucky.

CAPTION(Moon Knight): Lucky bastard.

Page Eighteen:

18.1: Punisher and Moon Knight in the battle van.

PUNISHER: How did you know those people were planning something?

MOON KNIGHT: Khonshu.

MOON KNIGHT: He's getting...glimpses of Zeus's plans.

18.2: Moon Knight.

MOON KNIGHT: Apparently, they were planning to blow up police headquarters.

18.3: Punisher.

PUNISHER: We find Thunderer.

PUNISHER: We find him, and we take him out.

PUNISHER: Are we clear?

18.4: Moon Knight's eyes.

MOON KNIGHT: Yes.

Page Nineteen:

19.1: The astral plane.

THUNDERER: I am sorry my Lord! Khonshu predicted our movements!

19.2: Thunderer on his knees before Zeus, pleading. His mask is off. (Confirming it's Jigsaw.)

THUNDERER: I am sorry! I didn't know.

19.3: Zeus.

ZEUS: You are forgiven.

19.4: Thunderer, looking up.

THUNDERER: I-I-I am?

ZEUS: Yes. I planned for it to go this way.

ZEUS: I ALLOWED Khonshu to see a glimpse of my plans.

Page Twenty:

20.1: Zeus's eyes.

ZEUS: Do you think the mobs will stand for this?

20.2: Back-overhead view of the two. Zeus throws his arms up.

ZEUS: They were gangsters from SEVERAL different mobs.

20.3: Thunderer.

ZEUS: And do you think the mobs will stand for a killing such as this?

ZEUS: They will not.

ZEUS: They will strike back.

Page Twenty One Splash Page:

Zeus, bigger than Thunderer, towering over him, with a comforting look on his face. Thunderer kneels before him.

ZEUS: The mobs will be after Moon Knight and Punisher, and like I said

ZEUS: Lines will be drawn

ZEUS: Sides will be taken

ZEUS: And we will be left to pick up the pieces....

12 Comments
12 Comments
Posted by TheWholeDamnShow

Awesome job! Looking forward to the next chapter. Punisher and Knight are in for a war.

Posted by primepower53

@TheWholeDamnShow: Thank You :)

And what makes you say were is coming? THE WAR HAS ALREADY BEGUN!

:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P

Posted by TheWholeDamnShow

@primepower53 said:

@TheWholeDamnShow: Thank You :)

And what makes you say were is coming? THE WAR HAS ALREADY BEGUN!

:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P

DUN DUN DUUUUUUUUN.

Posted by primepower53

heh....

Posted by The Impersonator

Great chapter!

Posted by primepower53

@The Impersonator: thanks!

Posted by The Impersonator

@primepower53: You're welcome! :)

Posted by InnerVenom123

Nice work!

Posted by primepower53

@InnerVenom123: thanks, man! Glad to hear you like it!

Posted by batkevin74

WAR! hoo yEah! What is it good for!

Posted by primepower53

@batkevin74: @InnerVenom123: @TheWholeDamnShow: thanks, guys!

Literally JUST got the finale up

Posted by primepower53

waitaminute--this isn't chapter three!