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Strip 460 -- First Seen: 2010-06-11
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Roswell, Texas Deluxe Pre-Launch Deal

Click here to sign up on the Indiegogo Roswell, Texas Rides Again campaign pre-launch page.

As we get ready to launch our Roswell, Texas Deluxe Indiegogo campaign next week, we have an early bird deal to offer. If you sign up to our campaign before the campaign starts, you will get a 15% discount on your contribution to help us print 500 copies of the limited deluxe edition of the popular retro-sci-fi comedy romp. By signing up, you will receive updates on the campaign as well.

To sign up for our early-bird special, just go to our Indiegogo Roswell, Texas Rides Again campaign pre-launch page. And stay tuned for more announcements!

Roswell, Texas - Full Color Hard Bound

Front cover of Roswell, Texas - By L Neil Smith, F Rex May, Scott Bieser, & Jen Zach.

ROSWELL, TEXAS, the retro-sci-fi comedy romp written by L. Neil Smith and Rex F. May, and illustrated by Scott Bieser and Jen Zach, is getting a new lease on life from Big Head Press. The new deluxe printed graphic novel will be in a full-color, larger format hard-back book, and limited to 500 copies available exclusively through, the crowd-funding platform. This new edition will also include an afterward by Rylla Smith, daughter of author L. Neil Smith, who discorporated in late August.

The crowd-funding campaign is scheduled to commence October 25, ending November 23. Stay tuned for more announcements.

The Transcript For This Page

Panel 1
Robyn and Sajjan are now on the outside of the airlock, in vacuum. They look around at the people milling about. They should be kicking up a fair amount of dust, but it doesn't linger in a vacuum the way it does in atmosphere, it falls straight back to the ground..

Caption (Robyn): 'Outside, it was the same chaotic jumble of people.

Caption: 'We found an unused channel on our comm units and tried to plan our next move.'

Panel 2
Robyn picks up a clip-board from where it's sitting on a barrel.
Caption (Robyn): 'I found a clipboard to carry around.
Caption: 'Throughout space and time, someone carrying a clipboard is assumed to be authorized to be wherever they are.'

Panel 3
Sajjan walks alongside Robyn, carrying a shovel. They both try to look like they're busy doing something.
Caption: 'Sajjan found and carried a shovel for the same reason.
Caption: 'Nobody gave us a second look.'

Panel 4
Sajjan and Robyn continue walking along.

Sajjan: OK, boss, what now?

Robyn: We look for an opportunity, that's what.

Panel 5
Robyn points to a ground vehicle, about the size of a short school-bus except that it has three axles, and wheels somewhat like those of NASA's lunar rover, sitting on a rise about 200 meters away.

Robyn: Look over there.

Robyn: I think that's a private emergency vehicle sitting all by its lonesome.

Panel 6
Robyn and Sajjan moon-walk across the moonscape towards the vehicle. They make a meandering path around various small craters.

Robyn: Let's see if we can borrow a cup of sugar.

Panel 7
Approaching the vehicle, we can now read the words 'Spanish Lookout Search and Rescue' painted on the side.

Robyn: Sajjan, I think we've found a friend.

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