Strip 397 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe:
Having similar thoughts

Strip 397 - Click on page above to goto the next page.
First Seen: Fri 2012-07-06

Story & Art: Scott Bieser

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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
George walks away from the rest of the group, waving farewell. Hari and Nicole wave back.
George: I'll have the documents for Ms. Beltran ready by tomorrow morning.
George: In the meantime, I have other clients to tend to.
Hari: So long, George.

Panel 2
Claud in the center, flanked by Hari and Antigone.
Hari: Aren't you still a marked man? I could get you some help, you know.
Claud: Thas okay, Aill be fyn.
Antigone: Are you sure?
Panel 3A
Medium close-up on Claud, smiling an enigmatic smile.
Claud: Ai has been in trubbl be4 ...

Panel 3B
Same shot, although now we only see Claud's smile, as he disappears like the Cheshire Cat.
Claud: Ai can deel wid it.
Panel 4
Hari and Antigone exchange glances.
Hari: You know, I'm no Luddite, but I think this holographic technology has gotten way out of hand.
Antigone: Me too.

Panel 5
Now it's Antigone's turn to go, she walks away from the group and waves.
Hari: Can we give you a lift, Ms. Stone?
Antigone: No, I'm good. The S&HR office is only a couple of blocks from here, and I need to file a report.
Nicole: Good-bye, Antigone.

Panel 6
Inside Hari's limo, Hari, Seamus, Nicole and Buford.
Hari: I know it's only mid-afternoon but there's an excellent Brazilian-style restaurant in my building, if anyone's interested in dinner.
Nicole: Real food? Count me in.
Buford: Yes, please.

Panel 7
Nicole and Seamus
Nicole: So how soon do we leave Luna?
Seamus: Tomorrow afternoon, as soon as we get Ms. Beltran's travel papers.

Panel 8
Nicole and Hari.
Nicole: Hari, you've been great, but I hope you understand why I'm anxious to leave this rock.
Hari: Quite all right, my dear. Lately I've been having similar thoughts.

Our Story Thus Far - Guide For New Fans

Web-comics Scott Reads

For thrills and chills:
Girl Genius
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For laughs and giggles:
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
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Octopus Pie
Scenes From A Multiverse
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Questionable Content
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For news and reviews:
The Beat
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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