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-- First Seen: 2011-11-01
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Lee Oaks presents THUNDER MONKEY!
He's not from our world. His sister is annoying. His skin explodes. When he punches something it goes KA-BOOM! Meet THUNDER MONKEY.
THUNDER MONKEY: The Young Years is a comic-book funded via Kickstarter by Lee Oaks, the artist for BHP's sci-fi adventure strip Escape From Terra. It is an all-ages comic with a lead character Lee describes as "Curious George with superpowers." The book is scheduled to ship in September 2016.
Kudos from David Brin
QUANTUM VIBE received a welcome shout-out recently from award-winning sci-fi author David Brin in his blog this month. (Third entry in a list of 18 recommended web-comics.)
Scott has read and enjoyed several of Brin's novels, including The Postman and Sun Diver and Brin's kudos made his day. Special thanks to QV reader Harvey Morrell for bringing this to our attention.
The Transcript For This Page
Pierre and Guy now approach Rosenberg, who greets them. Henry and Suki stand a few meters farther back. Sherwood stands by. Henry and Suki stand near the largest of seven circular koi ponds, six smaller ones spaced evenly around the larger one, which is about seven meters in diameter. The ponds are in a glade surrounded by tall bamboo stalks.
Rosenberg: Hello, I am Pablo Rosenberg.
Rosenberg: Your seconds have retained me to officiate at your duel.
Rosenberg: Are you ready to get started, Sv LeBoeuf?
Pierre is touching the hilt of his sword. Angle the shot so that the sword and the gesture are prominent in the frame. We see Rosenberg in the background, who is noting the sword.
Rosenberg: You won't be needing that, sov.
Rosenberg: Under the Common Code Duello of the Belt and Other Human Space, the person challenged has choice of weapons and field.
Looking over Rosenberg's shoulder at Pierre. Pierre is looking surprised.
Pierre: Well, Mr. Rosenberg, I had assumed ...
Rosenberg: 'Sv Rosenberg,' please. The weapons chosen by Sv Freeman are a pair of three-kilo blacksmith hammers, one for each hand, in ...
Two-shot of Pierre and Guy. Now Pierre looks shocked. Guy is giving his cousin a bemused glance.
Pierre: What! That is not fair!
Pierre: It is barbaric and I have no experience with hammers as weapons!
Story Contents © 2008 - 2012 Sandy Sandfort, Scott Bieser, Leila Del Duca and Lee Oaks!
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