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Jan 8, 2011 | 4:57 AM EST

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***STRONGLY RECOMMENDED: WATCH IN FULLSCREEN***

***ALSO RECOMMENDED: WATCH THE PREVIOUS PARTS BEFORE THIS ONE***
The first part of the story is also available on Newgrounds or my website (the second is in a slightly higher resolution, since there's no filesize issue there). Both are linked through my profile, or just go to:

www.basement-garden.co.uk

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The Boy with Nails for Eyes is an independent motion comic. The story is set in a grimy, grey little seaside town trapped by a brick-and-iron wall of factories. It follows a young boy as he undertakes a quest that will draw him to the town's knotted heart, and into the domain of the shadowy hunger that stalks its streets.

In this chapter, the central character of the story, Bobby, sleeps - and a series of strange dreams drips through him.

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The story is best viewed in FULLSCREEN MODE, but the text is larger than in past chapters so it should be easier to read without going fullscreen. Full instructions on viewing the story are given in the loading screen.

A lofi version of the comic, featuring the images and text only, is available at my site (www.basement-garden.co.u k).

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Reviews


Head-Full-Of-AcidHead-Full-Of-Acid

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 13, 2011

Masterful.

I'm in adoration for your direction and artwork; your drawings never cease to captivate me: the 3D animation was stunning.

Every touch of your mastery permeates through the medium: the ambiance from your score, the form and imagery conveyed in your poetry that blossomed from the fine illustrations, and the movement that captures, and sets in motion, all of the individual elements to create an atmosphere that draws from reality and instills the foundations and textures of a dream world.

If you continue to progress at the rate you have been, I sincerely hope you receive some recognition and acclaim, for your work is well deserving of some.

Bravo.



teh23iseverywhereteh23iseverywhere

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars February 15, 2011

Great

Great work once again. I loved the drawings and the colors in this one.
The animations have also improved and have more movement.
If my memory's not wrong, the text is also much easier to read. I needn't click once to read it.
But I agree with Hemfrik about this part not being as good as the other two. I couldn't really get into it. It didn't "grip" me, at least not all the time.
The music was very well chosen and used once again.

My favourite parts were the ones before the puppets.

So I give this a 5/5 and a 9/10 :)
Good luck with the next one!
Oh and fix that end screen.. chapter 3



ProudWolfProudWolf

Rated 5 / 5 stars February 8, 2011

Neat

This , as the first one is an awsome litle poetic story. The animation,the sketches and the text are all sync. to make an ambiance and make uss feel the emotions of the story. I'm in 3D and 2D animation and realisation and this would be a masterpiece here man.


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dude15831dude15831

Rated 5 / 5 stars January 26, 2011

Amazing

This is a poetic and an overall masterpiece. I have nothing more to say, you have left my breathless.



yokomesoyokomeso

Rated 5 / 5 stars January 13, 2011

Brilliant!

I really like these stories, reminded me of old bedtime stories or fairy tales I heard. Dark and magical in a way.

Me and Bobby must have had parents who read the same books lol