Every year I make my best friend Kyle a comic for Christmas. Here's this year's, based on a true story:
This is my favorite frame:
Here's some of the planning my sketchbook:
I've heard that during the layout process in animation the storyboards are often toned down. I usually work the other way with the storyboards being kind of bland and the final product being crazier. The storyboards are more about a general placement of things and basic poses to me.