PAGE EIGHTEEN. Interior commercial freightlifter TK-421. First, since it’s still technically Thursday in parts of the U.S., Happy Thanksgiving! When the first colonists settled Mars in 2128, they celebrated their first year’s algae harvest with a feast. And though their hab unit violently depressurized later that evening, most Martians continue to honor their ill-fated celebration to this day….
I know I say this every week, but I absolutely love this page. First, and this is admittedly my fault as the writer, we’ve seen quite a bit of brooding and anger from the girls. This week, however, Nic gets to show our heroines having some fun; relaxing. I think the panel with Sam laughing is great. Second, Vexx’s vibro-blade came out perfectly. It is the right amount of baroque combined with the right amount of techno.
This week’s music pairing comes from Nic:
“Jardin de Cecile from ‘Juno Reactor’. It’s got a very nice electronic-alien vibe, and I actually inked and coloured this listening to it.”
Finally, I said last week I would list a few of the webcomics I’ve been reading regularly. I’m probably like many of you and I tend to go back and read online comics once a month, but these comics have definitely kept me coming back. In no particular order:
Spy 6 Teen
If you liked Buffy (or any other Joss Whedon show for that matter), you’ll dig this comic. Tim Simmons does a great job keeping this genre fresh. This is a great example of art and story working together.
Girls in Space
It is hard to describe James Spence’s sci-fi comedy. I like to think that Samantha from SG would read this comic and love it.
The Horror of Colony 6
The guys at Webcomic Factory do some great work. They are naffing prolific as well. And while I read most of the site’s offerings, I am a total sucker for sci-fi horror. It has some great atmosphere and B movie quality to it. Is that Vincent Price?