Quantum Vibe
Strip 980 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: The Colombo Gap
Strip 980 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Fri 2014-12-05
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Colors: Zeke Bieser
Sci-Fi Adventure Monday - Wednesday - Friday.
Big Head Press

Quantum Vibe

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 - By Scott Bieser w/Lea Jean Badellas & Gus Mendes

Quantum Vibe: Château Périlleux Now On Sale! [ Oct 31, 2019 ]

Quantum Vibe: Château Périlleux, by Scott Bieser now on sale direct from Big Head Press.

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.


SubscribeStar
Patreon Scott's List of Proud Patrons
Join the Quantum List!

The Transcript For This Page

Panel 1
In the control cabin aboard the station, Nicole and Murphy regard their monitors.
Nicole: We're getting a hail. It's from Antigone.
Murphy: Ignore it.
Nicole: Agreed.
Panel 2
Back on Stone's ship, Stone is looking at her personal screen, as Diamondi looks on and Socrates remains on the wall screen.
Diamondi: Well -?
Stone: No response to our hails.
Socrates: I've plotted their course It looks like they're going to thread the Colombo gap in the C-Ring.
Panel 3
Stone and Socrates.
Stone: That's rather ballsy. Maybe it is Oresme and Murphy.
Socrates: This will take them on a hyperbolic path around Saturn towards the inner system.
Panel 4
Diamondi interjects.
Diamondi: Yeah, great. Can you stop them?
Socrates: At this distance, we can alter course to intercept them
Socrates: After they've made it around Saturn.

Panel 5
With Diamondi glaring intently over her shoulder, Stone shrugs resignedly.
Stone: Very well, plot the course and execute.
Stone: In the meantime, keep trying to hail them.
Stone: Perhaps they'll listen to reason eventually.
Panel 6
The screen now shows a live view of the errant station approaching the Colombo Gap in Saturn's ring, as Stone and Diamondi look on.
Caption: A few hours later:
Stone: They'll reach the gap in two minutes.
Stone: Come on, Nicole, don't screw this up.

Panel 7
The two women react as a bright flash appears within the gap.
Stone: No!!!

Panel 8
View on Stone and Diamondi, both looking aghast.
Stone: They they didn't make it.
Socrates (OP): Craft destruction confirmed.

Web-comics Scott Reads

SPACETRAWLER
Grrl Power
Schlock Mercenary
Unsounded
Diesel Sweeties
Girl Genius
XKCD
Drive
Day By Day
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
Questionable Content
Gunnerkrigg Court
Something * Positive
Oglaf (NSFW)
Trekker
HELM
POWERNAP

For news and reviews:
The Beat
Bleeding Cool
Comics Worth Reading

Quantum Vibe Story Contents © 2019 Scott Bieser
Framing Graphics © 2019 Big Head Press