Today on Quantum Vibe: Zingfight
Strip 106 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Mon 2011-05-16
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Sci-Fi Adventure Monday - Wednesday - Friday.
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: Château Périlleux Now On Sale! [ Oct 31, 2019 ]
How does a society without a formal government deal with crime and criminal conspiracies? In the far-future space-city known as Bubbleopolis, they do it with a mixture of wit, grit, and a culture based on rolling up one's sleeves and doing what must be done. Diana Martelli, a recent arrival, likes to call it compassionate individualism.
Big Head Press announces the release of the latest graphic novel in the QUANTUM VIBE series: Château Périlleux, in which young Diana is tasked with finding out who killed a supposedly un-killable android -- and uncovers a conspiracy which shakes the very foundations of the city and its culture.
Available now direct from Big Head Press.
The Transcript For This Page
Nicole starts to back into the side-corridor but the two men spot her.
Nicole tries to roll her Bubb quickly backward but can't quite move fast enough, as a Zing grazes the forward face of the Bubb, tearing a small gash across it. Nicole is terrified.
Nicole: AAAAA!!! Seamus, they shot me!
Nicole is cornered in the short side-space, one of the men rounds the corner and pauses to consider his options. His Zringer (looks like a large ring on his right-hand finger) is glowing. We see the rip in her Bubb has become a scar as the device heals itself.
Man 1: Whooo-ee!! Look what I found!
Nicole raises her right hand and points her own Zringer at the man. Three Zings emit therefrom and rip through Man 1's body like they were high-powered rifle shots
SFX: ZING ZING ZING
Close-up on Nicole, who is looking at her Zringer. The jewel on the front looks dark.
Nicole: Shuck! I'm out of my charge pack's range, and this Zringer only holds 3 shots.
Nicole: SEAMUS! I got one but the other's in the corridor, I'm in the utility section.
View from the corridor, we see the other man flattened against the wall, Zringer ready, creeping towards the corner around which Nicole can do little else but cringe. Which she does.
Nicole: SEAMUS! I got one but the other's in the corridor, and I'm in the utility section.
Looking from Nicole's position, we see Man 2 suddenly whirl around the corner, Zringer presented, ready to fire.
Medium close-up on Nicole, cornered in her Bubb, glaring back towards the man about to kill her. She snarls.
Nicole (small, soft): fuck you
Same angle shot as 7A but now Man 2 is getting blasted by several Zings from OP right.
SFX: ZING ZING ZING ZING
Close-up on Nicole, fists clenched under her face, eyes wide and blurry, trembling like a leaf in a gale.
Seamus (filtered voice): Nicole?