An exquisite corpse is when a collection of words or images is collectively assembled as each collaborator adds to a composition in sequence, either by following a rule or by being allowed to see only the end of what the previous person contributed.
It’s great for passing the time when the internet is down, and it works extremely well when it’s not just writing lines but actually drawing pictures and creating an improvised comic book, although there has to be some talent for that. Good thing this came up at the Rose City Comic Con.
Obviously – There are rules:
And there’s one rule that didn’t make the picture: The final artist gets to see all the panels made before him, so he can wrap things up nicely and logically, more or less.
Via: Kirk Damato / Artists (By order of panels): Aubrey Aiese / Wook-Jin Clark / Zachary Sterling / Kel McDonald / Joe Pi / Kyle Shold / Jennie Breeden / Anne Notation / Molly Nemecek / Dan Schkade / Wendi Chen / Enfu / Erik Larsen / Jim Zub / Tavis Maiden / Jeffrey Cruz / Lukas Ketner / Elle Skinner / Christopher Sebela / Buster Moody / Jason Copland / Royce Southerland / Matt Fraction / Ethan Nicolle / Ibrahim Moustafa / Justin Greenwood
For more comic books not being taken too seriously, check out the Hawkeye Initiative.