Today on Quantum Vibe:
Strip 256 - Click on page above to goto the next page.
First Seen: Mon 2011-12-12
Story & Art: Scott Bieser
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QUANTUM VIBE: ASSIMILATION on Sale Soon! [ Nov 1, 2017 ]
The current Quantum Vibe story arc is drawing to a close, with the final strip in the story going live on Friday, November 10.
You know what this means, don't you?
This means Scott will be busting-ass through November to get the collected volume of QUANTUM VIBE: ASSIMULATION assembled and available for sale by the first of December! The front cover art has been completed and is shown here.
We will announce the exact sale date before Thanksgiving.
Also, the strip will be taking a three-week break while Scott gears up to produce the next exciting story in the QUANTUM VIBE universe. Tentatively titled "Château Périlleux," this story takes place mostly in 31st-Century "France" -- that is, the independent, intergalactic, free-trade space-city also known as "Bubbleopolis," "Novo Paolo," "Kūchū Rōkaku," or simply, "Oz."
When we last saw Diana Martelli, who we met in the "Venus 23" story arc, she had taken a job with Juan Goméz, a private investigator. Her life is mostly filled with investigating insurance-fraud and divorce cases, pretty hum-drum. Everything changes when Goméz and Martelli are hired to solve the cold-case murder of the gynoid, Hayami. Her investigation takes her through the various realms within "French" society, where she meets a variety of other-worldly yet strangely-familiar characters. And the solution to this case opens up a glimpse of a conspiracy which threatens the future of "France" itself.
Escape From Terra Now On Kindle! [ Oct 2, 2017 ]
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The Transcript For This Page
In Nicole's hotel room, she's viewing a video report by Claud Southend on her Roomscreen.
Claud (filtered): SINCE SHE DUCKED OUT ON HER SCHEDULD PRES CONFERENCE AT HELIOS CITY LAST MAY, DIS REPORTR HAS TIRELESLY TRACKD TEH ELUSIV ADVENTURES ACROS WORLDZ.
Reaction shot of Nicole, giggling as she watches the screen.
Claud: WE NEERLY CAUGHT UP WIF HER AT PELUCEEDAR STASHUN, TEH FLOATIN CITY IN VENUS CLOUDZ, BUT SHE FLD BEFORE WE CUD SPEEK WIF HER.
On the screen, we see Claud in front of the entrance to a hotel, the sign bearing its name being pixeled-out.
Claud: FOLLOWIN LEAD, WE ARRIVD AT ALDRINOPOLIS ON LUNA AN OBSERVD ORESME AN HER MANAGR CHECKIN IN 2 DIS HOTEL.
Claud: WE CANT REVEAL TEH HOTELS NAYM 4 LEGAL REEZINZ.
Another reaction shot of Nicole, who has raised one eyebrow, an idea a-borning.
Claud: IN R NEXT INSTALMENT WE HOAP 2 PRESENT AN INTERVU WIF TEH CAMRA-SHY CELEB, SO WE CAN LERN TEH TRUTH:
Claud: Y SHE DO IT?
Nicole sits on her bed and ponders.
Nicole (thought): Even though the hotel's name was obscured, Lunkhead must've recognized the building.
Nicole (thought): So he's familiar with this neighborhood.
Nicole lies down again across the bed, thinking.
Nicole (thought): But Philbert's just an irritant.
Nicole: (thought): The real problem is Claud Southend, dogging me like … like Inspector Javert after Jean Valjean.
Close-up on Nicole, brow knitted in thought.
Nicole (thought): I won't go to Seamus with this.
Nicole (thought): He's got enough to worry about as it is. Rejuv treatments are not without risk.
She flops over on her stomach, still thinking.
Nicole (thought): I can handle this myself.
Nicole (thought): If only I can figure out what to do.