First, here are some of the amazing creations from Neill’s Comics Club group at The Story Museum in Oxford:
DJ DUCK, by Morrigan!
The **CATEGORICALLY NOT CUTE** Floating tozbot, by Sabeen!
The frankly extraordinary MR DEPRESSED LATTE MAN, by Eliza!
The (extremely positive) FLYING MAGIC CLOUD SHEEP, by Jack!
The (adorable) GINGERBREAD BOY, by Freddie!
The (angry) Ballet Pig MR BALLA ANGRY, by Libby:
…and lots more! (Sorry to everyone I didn’t get a photo for!)
It was great seeing other people join in on twitter, too:
— Inkpots (@Inkpots1) 16 February 2017
— Alec Anderson (@CFcomiX) 10 February 2017
— Clare (@ClareSpink) 15 February 2017
Once you’ve created a character, of course, the fun part is making up a whole story about them! Neill’s usual starting point for story structure looks like this:
But in honour of Jamie’s work, this time we tried a variant, which looked a bit more like this:
…and which led to some HIGHLY ENTERTAINING results:
(AMAZING. I do love a story with a moral, apart from anything else.)