Today on Quantum Vibe: Yellowstone
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First Seen: Mon 2014-10-20
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Zeke Bieser
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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.

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Panel 1
Johanna continues her testimony, as Antigone looks on and Seamus seems lost in his own thoughts.
Johanna: With the destruction of so many financial centers, Terra's economy was thrown into chaos.
Johanna: The surviving national governments were on high alert, anxious that more bombs would drop but they didn't expect what happened next.

Panel 2
View of Wyoming from very high in the sky: Yellowstone is exploding.
Caption: 'The supervolcano underneath Yellowstone in North America, which had been quiet for more than 600,000 years, exploded with the force of 100 nuclear bombs.
Caption: 'More than 2500 cubic kilometers of material erupted into the atmosphere, much of it burying the middle third of North America in poisonous ash.

Panel 3
Someone in a parka stands in a snowy field, with a small town in the background, looking up at a dark grey sky.
Caption: 'The rest circulated in the upper atmosphere of the Northern Hemisphere for nearly two decades, plunging the northern lands into a new mini-Ice Age.
Caption: 'Food production plummeted, refugees poured southward, triggering wars and the near-total collapse of civilized life.
Panel 4
In the hearing room, Johanna, Antigone, Seamus face-palming, and Murphy angrily rising to her feet.
Johanna: The total death-count of Farnsworth's actions is conservatively estimated at slightly more than 1 billion
Murphy: OBJECTION!
Antigone: I was about to say ...