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  • philipspace

    January 26, 2022 at 9:22 am
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    @psychophipps and I ran into this last year as well with our own 8-page story.

    Given the space constraints, we were left with the choice to pare the larger story down that we wanted to tell to just the essentials, or try to squeeze more actions and events into our limited space per page. That’s the compromise with a short-story format. Essentially you’re sacrificing visual spectacle for clarity.

    Depending on how large the story you wish to tell, a splash page may ultimately be a misuse of valuable real-estate that is better incorporated elsewhere.