Say hi to Mr Steve Tompkins, story editor and executive producer on Fanboy and Chum Chum.
Even before he got the greenlight for a series, Eric was meeting with tons of potential head writers, many talented and funny folks. In the end, though, it was with Steve whom Eric wanted to work the most. The team’s first big challenge was developing the series, adding and defining the characters and their world. While Eric’s big deal is having to be able to draw out the ideas to make sure they work visually, Steve’s been a stickler for getting to know these characters inside and out. For me, it’s been a blast watching them evolve (the characters, I mean, not Eric and Steve).
Tireless in his efforts to make these cartoons as funny as you can stand, Steve - with credits on The Simpsons, The Critic, and co-creating The PJs - brings tons of animation [Read more…]