An 18th-Century Pirate’s Unlikely Adventure in Present-Day Florida

Feature films as short cartoons.
Feb. 5 2014 8:04 AM

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An 18th-century pirate’s unlikely adventure in present-day Florida.

Welcome to the second-to-last 12 Panel Pitch. The next and final entry will feature the winning script submitted by a Slate reader.

This week’s comic is by William Payne. Inspired by this recent NPR story about breaking films into microgenres, I’m calling Will’s 12 Panel Pitch a time-traveling-pirate spring-break sports-comedy road movie. Enjoy!

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12 Panel Pitch The Center for Cartoon Studies Will Payne

Previous 12 Panel Pitch features:
Lost and Found
, a romantic comedy
Radiant
, a historical drama
Spy Mice
, an animated family adventure
Vampires vs. Zombies
, the title says it all
Oh, Brother, My, Sister!
, a romantic comedy about a very close family
Meek
, robots anxiously await their maker in this sci-fi classic
Neko: The Cat
: a Japanese horror film with a lot of cats
Endless Run
, an existential romantic thriller with a noir edge

James Sturm is the director of The Center of Cartoon Studies, a MFA Degree-Granting College in White River Junction, Vt.