Book Sales Help Keep Quantum Vibe Alive! Please visit our online store!

Quantum Vibe
Strip 750 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: Practical physics, practical philosophy
Strip 750 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Fri 2014-01-17
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Zeke Bieser
Sci-Fi Adventure Mondays.
Big Head Press

Quantum Vibe

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.

Quantum Vibe: Murphy - By Scott Bieser w/Zeke Bieser

Vote For QV on TWC [ Sep 13, 2022 ]

Link to vote for Quantum Vibe on Top Web Comics.

You may notice a new button on the Quantum Vibe web page, not far below the strip, that says Top Comics TWC with a number. By pressing that button, you will cast a vote for Quantum Vibe on the Top Web Comics web site. You can also press on the image next to this text and cast a vote as well.

Top Web Comics is one of the world's leading webcomic communities. Just like at Tammany Hall, you can can vote as much as you like. Every time you vote for Quantum Vibe, you will help increase QV's visibility on the web to help draw more potential fans to our comic. Art needs an audience. The bigger the better. So please help us out, and click that button.

Please help Scott keep QUANTUM VIBE alive!
Become a subscriber or patron
Not-Safe.Space - A comedy in private parts. Available on Patreon or Subscribe Star (click on e of the links above)

Transcript For Strip 750

Panel 1
Two-shot of Moe, showing pain from the memories she is relating, and Nicole, who looks moved.
Moe: And we were the 'privileged' ones!
Moe: The hoi polloi has it much rougher dorms with no privacy, inadequate food and medical care they are being ground down to nothing!
Moe: Because the mercorps can always find new peons to replace those who fall.
Moe: Or, escape.

Panel 2
Angle to focus a bit on Seamus, who is salute-gesturing in acknowledgment of Moe's mention.
Moe: Pretty soon I met Seamus, who was on Ganymede to help install a new environment-control system he'd invented.
Moe: Hired me as his assistant, he did, and he taught me a lot about practical physics.

Panel 3
Pan to the side and we now see that Hernandez has joined in the conversation.
Hernandez: He hired me, too. It was a big project.
Hernandez: Seamus also taught me a lot about practical philosophy.

Panel 4
Hernandez stands closer to Nicole, who glares at him. Murphy looks coolly at him.
Nicole: Did he teach you how to cut out people's tongues?
Hernandez: Sure. Turns out a simple carpet knife is a handy tool for the job.

Panel 5
Hernandez kneels in front of Nicole, who continues glaring at him.
Hernandez: Sorry, bad joke.
Hernandez: What Seamus taught me is that collateral damage is not excusable.
Herhandez: So with his help, we will see to it that no innocents are harmed.

Panel 6
Nichole is still antagonistic, but talking. Hernandez is reaching his hand up to his temple.
Nicole: How do you define 'innocent'?
Nicole: And even if you could pull off such a miracle, what gives you the right gives you the right go around maiming and killing people you judge to be deserving?

Panel 7
Hernandez has taken off his visor, and we see his full face for the first time. It turns out he's Asian rather than Latino, with alluring almond-shaped eyes.
Hernandez: Everyone has the right, but few have the means.
Hernandez: But unlike most others with the means, we are willing to ourselves to be judged, by someone fair-minded.
Panel 8a
Close-up on Nicole, who is looking surprised by the revelation.
Hernandez (OP): So I leave it up to you, Nicole Oresme. I will live or die by your choice now.

Panel 8b
Close-up on Nicole, pupils dilated and mouth slack, head slightly tilted, surprise turning to adoration.
Hernandez (OP): Declare I'm a criminal and I will submit to whatever authority you deem appropriate.
Hernandez: Or, work with us.

Web-comics Scott Reads

Grrl Power
Schlock Mercenary
Diesel Sweeties
Girl Genius
Day By Day
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
Questionable Content
Gunnerkrigg Court
Something * Positive
Oglaf (NSFW)

For news and reviews:
The Beat
Bleeding Cool
Comics Worth Reading

Quantum Vibe Story Contents © 2022 Scott Bieser
Framing Graphics © 2022 Big Head Press