Iron Egg: Origins by Paul Knauer | Script Revolution

Iron Egg: Origins

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the Marvel Universe
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A young Easter egg, dreaming of becoming a superhero, gets his shot when a large battle breaks out near his playground.
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An egg rises.

This Marvel-inspired Easter short is a mashup of Humpty Dumpty and Iron Man. Set in the Marvel universe, it was originally written (on Easter) as part of a set of one-page shorts -- a trilogy of mixed genres, each loosely based on a different nursery rhyme.

In short, it's the origin story for Iron Egg -- a once-scrambled, now powerful, superhero egg. Yes, I know... pretty silly. But, then, that's the point.

I'm posting this basically as a writing sample. Since most of my portfolio currently shows other genres, I felt a sample of my absurd comedic style might be appropriate.

I don't expect anyone to make this. I'm not entirely sure if they could. But, I do hope you enjoy the script -- small as it is.

Submitted: May 30, 2019
Last Updated: May 30, 2019

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The Writer: Paul Knauer

I’m an optioned screenwriter working out of the Kansas City area. My main focus is thrillers and slightly absurdist comedy with heart. But, I believe becoming a better writer requires the ability to push personal boundaries, so you’ll notice a thorough mix of genres in my portfolio. Born and raised in St. Louis, I’ve lived in multiple small towns around Missouri, and now Kansas. My projects often center on life in the Midwest -- highlighting the heart of the hard-working Midwest soul. My first script, a sitcom pilot titled OH, BROTHER!, placed second in the 2012 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition and was subsequently optioned. My thriller, 60 FEET UNDER, recently received a rating of... Go to bio

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