Strip 1 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe:
QUANTUM VIBE start-up

Strip 1 - Click on page above to goto the next page.
First Seen: Mon 2011-01-03

Story & Art: Scott Bieser

Sci-Fi Adventure Monday thru Friday.


A personal message from the cartoonist: [ Aug 31, 2015 ]

Patreon

Hey everyone, I really appreciate all my readers, new and long-standing, who enjoy reading my fanciful stories. Even though only a small percentage of you buy the printed volumes. I understand, times are tough. Yesterday I saw a pimp driving an old Honda Civic.

That said, I still need to pay rent, keep the lights on, and feed myself and my disabled child.

Maintaining a 5-day-per-week schedule on this strip is a full-time job, even with the help of a hired colorist. Advertising, book sales and sporadic donations help support me but to put it plainly, after the death of my wife I need more income to keep the strip going. I've been supplementing my income with savings which will run out next year if I don't bring in more dough. So, I've turned to Patreon.

Patreon is a website that was originally created for musicians who distribute work on-line but also works for authors and artists in the new Internet world. If you like the strip and want it to continue updating more than one or two days per week, please become a patron, donating anywhere from one dollar per month upwards through my Patreon page. Just click on the Patreon button below the comic on the quantumvibe.com page, and you can view my cheesy video and read about the incentives and milestones.

Again, thanks for reading!




Quantum Vibe, Volume 3: Seamus On Sale Now! [ Aug 17, 2015 ]

Quantum Vibe, Volume 3: Seamus, by Scott Bieser with Lea Jean Badelles

You may have heard rumors that the 3rd volume of Quantum Vibe is available in print. Well, it's true! Quantum Vibe, Volume 3: Seamus is now available from Amazon and Barnes & Nobel. For QV's fans in the continental US, you can order directly from Big Head Press.

In the third volume of Quantum Vibe, Nicole, Murphy, and Seamus continue their journey outward to the fringes of the solar system to finish Seamus grand experiment to create new frontiers for humanity. Will they succeed? Or will Seamus dark history put an end to their quest before they can finish?



 

The Transcript For This Page

Panel 1
Exterior view of the L5-City. It is an enormous, jumbled complex of artificial habitats orbiting at the Terra-Luna Lagrange 5 point.
Caption: L5-City
Nicole (from somewhere in the City): No, Mom, I'm still working at Audio-Chrome.

Panel 2
Inside a concourse within one of the city habitats. A dazzling, almost incomprehensible jumble of shapes, platforms, railings, and people (themselves often of weird shapes) some of whom are flying through the open spaces in their Bubbs. Somewhere in the midst of this is Nicole, riding in her Bubb.
Nicole: They give me flex-time, so I can attend Philbert's shows.

Panel 3
Full-length shot of Nicole gliding along in her Bubb. She has one palm placed along-side her face, with her fingertips over her ear, indicating she's having a tele-convo with someone (her Mom) via her 'Plant. The hand gesture is more a social habit than a technical requirement – it's so people don't think you're talking to yourself. We can see some other people flying by in their own Bubbs.
Nicole: Yes. No. Yes, I'm still covering expenses for both of us.

Panel 4
Medium close-up on Nicole, her hand aside her face, rolling her eyes in annoyance.
Nicole: He's going to be a big hit real soon, Mom, you should hear him perform.


Panel 5
Full-length shot of Nicole flying away from us, into what looks like a major traffic zone of flying Bubbs – something like an aerial turnpike, with no pedestrians.
Nicole: {sigh} Mom, we've been over this a hundred times already.

Panel 6
Medium shot of Nicole flying in her Bubb, we can see other people in their Bubs flying along all sides of her in a fairly tight formation.
Nicole: It's not that I don't appreciate the education you paid for.

Panel 7
Medium close-up on Nicole, she's grimmacing and has her eyes shut for a moment as she contains her frustration.
Nicole: Mom, no … Mom, will you listen?

Panel 8
Suddenly Nicole's Bubb stops in a chain collision with the other Bubs in front and behind. The Bubs instantly expand to contain their users, cushioning the impacts and preventing harm.
SFX: BUDDADUMP!!!
Our Story Thus Far - Guide For New Fans

Web-comics Scott Reads

For thrills and chills:
Girl Genius
Schlock Mercenary
Gunnerkrigg Court
Spacetrawler
Bad Machinery
Cura Te Ipsum
Unsounded
Supermassive Black Hole
Westward
Trekker

For laughs and giggles:
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
Girls With Slingshots
Octopus Pie
Scenes From A Multiverse
Oglaf (NSFW)
Questionable Content
Diesel Sweeties
Sub Culture
Two Guys and Guy
XKCD

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

For hypertension:
The Libertarian Enterprise
LewRockwell.Com
Wendy McElroy's blog
Reason Magazine Online
Freedom's Phoenix
Day By Day
Rational Review News Digest
Freedom Feens
Antiwar.com

 

Quantum Vibe Story Contents © 2015 Scott Bieser
Framing Graphics © 2015 Big Head Press