On his blog at Marvel.com, executive editor Tom Brevoort provides a glimpse behind the creative curtain of Doctor Strange: The Oath #1, by Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin.
Calling it “a basic step-by-step tutorial on how a comic book page or sequence is made,” Brevoort begins to break down the evolution of the first issue, from initial outline to first draft to revised script.
It’s interesting to note that in the first draft, the hospital waiting room scene featured Iron Fist and Gravity.
However, Brevoort writes: “As it turned out, Gravity was unavailable (wrapped up in events in BEYOND! at the time), so we wound up substituting Arana in his place …”
He promises Martin’s page layouts in today’s installment.