Today on Quantum Vibe:
Strip 31 - Click on page above to goto the next page.
First Seen: Mon 2011-01-31
Story & Art: Scott Bieser
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Lee Oaks presents THUNDER MONKEY! [ Jun 14, 2016 ]
He's not from our world. His sister is annoying. His skin explodes. When he punches something it goes KA-BOOM! Meet THUNDER MONKEY.
THUNDER MONKEY: The Young Years is a comic-book funded via Kickstarter by Lee Oaks, the artist for BHP's sci-fi adventure strip Escape From Terra. It is an all-ages comic with a lead character Lee describes as "Curious George with superpowers." The book is scheduled to ship in September 2016.
Kudos from David Brin [ Jun 13, 2016 ]
QUANTUM VIBE received a welcome shout-out recently from award-winning sci-fi author David Brin in his blog this month. (Third entry in a list of 18 recommended web-comics.)
Scott has read and enjoyed several of Brin's novels, including The Postman and Sun Diver and Brin's kudos made his day. Special thanks to QV reader Harvey Morrell for bringing this to our attention.
The Transcript For This Page
Back in the L-5 City, Nicole enters an establishment identified by a sign, 'Alizadeh Interfacing.'
Caption: In the Arch, L-5 City.
Nicole stands before a receptionist desk, behind which is seated another young-looking woman of apparent Iranian extraction. Nicole is handing the woman a card.
Nicole: I'm Nicole Oresme, here for my 13:00 appointment. This is my referral.
Medium close-up of the receptionist looking at the card, eyes widening.
A rather large and not-too-bright-looking Persian man appears instantly next to the Receptionist, somewhat startling Nicole.
Receptionist: Escort this honored client to the preparation room at once.
The preparation room. Peyman remains by the door as Nicole enters. Also in the room are Farzad Alizadeh, a middle-aged Persian man, and a young, bright-looking male assistant, Yousef. Front and center is something that looks like a dentist's chair.
Farzad: Welcome, Ms. Oresme. I am Dr. Farzad Alizadeh and this is my assistant, Yousef.
Farzad: Please have a seat and we'll get started right away.
Three-shot of Farzad, Yousef and Nicole in the chair, looking slightly uncomfortable.
Farzad: You are to be receiving the M-6460 Series Cortical Processor Implant, the very latest, yes?
Farzad: Yousef, begin the anesthetic procedure.
Same shot. Youself is holding up a small facial breathing mask, but is interrupted by Nicole.
Nicole: Ah, no offense intended, but I'd feel more comfortable with a female assistant, please?
Farzad: Of course.
Suddenly, in place of Youself is a handsome young Persian woman. Nicole looks impressed.
Farzad: This is Niki.
Nicole: Now, that's customer service.
Farzad: Your employer Dr. Murtagh always demands the best.