Demos and Outakes for My Life in Records Pages 8 + 9

Here's a rough layout sketch for the final two page spread in the Prologue:

I was still trying to make the comic autobiographical at this point, so I added the metafictional cartoonist painting the music balloons.

When I made the inked version for the first issue (with the purple cover), I changed the layout of the middle tier of panels to make it more symmetrical.  I like how the "camera" pulls in and then back out to show Tom in his mask totally wrapped up in playing guitar.

For the final version found in the second first issue (say that ten times fast) I digitally removed the cartoonist figure at the bottom:

You can see this page in context with the rest of the story here.

You can also purchase the original art to these two pages

Page 10- 11" x 11" blue pencil and india ink on bristol board $45 (includes shipping)

Page 11- 11" x 11" blue pencil and india ink on bristol board $45 (includes shipping)