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Strip 85 - Click on page above to goto the next page. -- First Seen: 2009-01-09
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Scott @ Austin Comic Con Oct 2014!

Austin Comic Con, Oct. 2-3-4, 2014 THUR-FRI-SAT

Hey kids! If you live in, or happen to be passing through Austin Texas this October, you need to check out the Austin Comic-Con. Scott will be making a quick dash over to Austin from his current digs in Houston to attend. He'll be in the artist alley drawing and chatting with fans. If you've been dying to meet the creator of Quantum Vibe and get his autograph, that'll be your best chance.

Austin Comic-Con is a Wizard World hosted event running Oct 2-3-4, 2014. And if getting to meet Scott isn't enough, there are a number of other comics and sci-fi celebrities in attendance like Matt Smith (Dr. Who), Morena Baccarin (Firefly and Homeland), and many, many more. Click on the link above for more details on the event and be sure to check back here for updates!


New Guide For Newbies

Our Story Thus Far - Title.

This week we return to brand new strips of Quantum Vibe. Yay!!! We pick up where Seamus is in the middle of having a major metaphorical bowel movement, when he hears a helpful voice via his cortical implant.

Last week's series of strips, Our Story Thus Far, is now easily access-able through our new guide for readers. Perfect for the reader who just heard about Quantum Vibe, but wants the Cliff's Notes version because she wants to catch up fast and join the adventure now! A handy link is positioned to the right of the page navigation buttons on the Quantum Vibe web site.


The Transcript For This Page

Panel 1
Regular-sized panel. This time we’ll run the logo across the top of the strip like we’ve done a few times before.

Caillard is seated at a table in the Water Bros. Café, having breakfast. In the foreground, we see Stellina from the back, in silhouette. Caillard is sipping his coffee and not looking at her in this frame.

Guy: Ah, Fiorella. Sorry to start without you but I was …

Panel 2
Switch angles. Now Guy is in the foreground looking at Fiorella. Instead of her customary business suit she is wearing Cererean clothing – stylish-but-practical, and has her auto-pistol holstered on her right hip. Guy is taken aback.

Guy: Er, well, the new outfit does suit you, but it’s hardly professional.

Panel 3
She sits down across the table from him. Her back is to the bar.

Guy: And while the firearm is a common accessory here, but you won’t be able to keep it back on Terra.

Fiorella: Guy …

Panel 4
Guy and Fiorella, from the side. Fiorella looks sad as she speaks. Guy is reacting in shock.


Fiorella. I’m not going back.

Guy: You’re – what are you saying?

Panel 5
Looking over Guy’s shoulder at Fiorella. In the background we can see EMILY ROSE, who works there as a waitress, doing something with the glassware behind the bar.

(Emily Rose is about 16, and happens to be Billy’s older sister (of Billy and Wally fame). She’s cute but not strikingly beautiful – no particulars on how she looks except that she should look like she’s related to Billy.)

Fiorella: The truth is, I don’t like what we are doing to people. In the year and a half I’ve been in the Service, I have become more and more disillusioned.

Panel 6
Now looking over Fiorella’s shoulder at Guy, who is struggling to maintain his composure.

Guy: Fiorella, none of us really likes what we are doing. But someone has to, right?

Fiorella: No, I don’t think so. Anyway, it’s not for me.

Panel 7
Pull back so we can see them both from the side, Fiorella on the right.

Fiorella stands up, reaching out with one hand to touch Guy’s hand on the table. Guy looks up helplessly at her. Emily Rose is approaching the table with a fresh pot of coffee.

Fiorella: I’m going to escape from Terra, Guy.

Fiorella: You could too, you know.

Panel 8
Fiorella walks away from the table in the direction of the café exit, a sad but determined look on her face. Guy just sits there, shattered. Emily stands by, looking confused.

No dialog.


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