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Strip 469 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: Punitive malware
Strip 469 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Mon 2012-10-22
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Zeke Bieser
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A thousand years in the future, humanity has colonized worlds in nearly 100 galaxies, thanks to Quantum Vibremonic technologies developed five centuries earlier. Other new technologies have created various off-shoots of humanity and extended life expectancies five-fold. The story begins with how a mad scientist and his plucky assistant, along with their robot friend, brought humanity to the stars, and continues with the adventures of some unique people in fantastic places.

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Roswell, Texas - Full Color Hard Bound [ Oct 11, 2021 ]

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 Indiegogo.com, 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.

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Transcript For Strip 469

Panel 1
Back to the drawing room at the Po estate. Seamus is apparently sleeping on the sofa. Peng-Bo is standing a few meters away, looking at him thoughtfully.
SFX (Seamus): zzzzzzzz

Panel 2
Drawing closer, Peng-Bo pulls a gadget from a hidden pocket in his robe. It looks a bit like a Star Trek TNG tricorder, but with a short muzzle pointing out its back.
SFX: (Seamus): zzzzzz

Panel 3
Peng-Bo holds the gadget with the muzzle pointed at Seamus' head, and dons a visor.
SFX: (Seamus): zzzzzz

Panel 4
Peng-Bo holds the gadget with both hands pointed at Seamus. An inset panel shows what Peng-Bo is seeing (translated into Anglish for the reader):
Inset Panel: Scanner-Decoder Dragon-5
Scanning for logic nodes within range ...
Node located.
Accessing node ...
Firewall encountered ...
SFX (Seamus): zzzzzz

Panel 5
Closer shot on Peng-Bo and his scanner, with the inset panel; his eyes widen with anticipation:
Inset Panel: Scanner-Decoder Dragon-5
Decrypting firewall password....
Volume AA23 accessed ...
Downloading ...

Panel 6
An electrical feedback shocks Pen-Bo, knocks him off his feet
SFX: BBZZ-ZAP!!!

Panel 7
Peng-Bo lies stunned on the floor, the tricorder lays smoking nearby. We have pulled back to see Seamus still apparently sleeping.
SFX (Seamus): zzzzzz

Panel 8
Peng-Bo half-stumbles away from Seamus, taking his tricorder with him. Seamus opens one eye to look at him -- maybe he wasn't sleeping after all.
SFX (Seamus): zzzzzz

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