#WheresSerenity? Dark Horse Wont Let Them Take The Sky From Us!

Dark Horse have quietly released a press release:

Joss Whedon’s beloved Firefly series and Serenity film’s lifespan may have been short-lived, but managed to produce one of the most dedicated fanbases in the history of modern science fiction. Dark Horse is proud to be able to keep Mal and his crew flying with new comics and products. Look for the hashtag #WheresSerenity over the next few months on our TwitterFacebook and Instagram pages for exclusive news on the future of the franchise at Dark Horse!

This isn’t the first time Serenity/Firefly comics have been released but it’s nice to know that although we are probably not going to get any more TV shows that the ‘verse still lives on.

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Via bleeding cool.

Curse Your Sudden But Inevitable Betrayal! – Origami Edition

I was looking at photos I’d taken on my phone and realized that this photo kind of fits the Firefly “Cure Your Sudden But Inevitable Betrayal!” meme.

If you are wondering what the hell I’m talking about watch this, it’s relatively spoiler free:

I can’t remember where I get the instructions for these two dinosaurs but I think it was origami resource center’s dinosaur page the stegosaurus is Baby Stegosaurus (FG Gomez) and the raptor looks a lot like Procompsognathus by Stephen O’Hanlon.

Go forth and and fold!

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I’m on my iPad so I can’t chase up the attribution for this image properly at the moment… Its by Aaron Williams of Do Gooder Press. I looked there and he has a bunch of we comics one of which I assume this was published on.

Nintendo Art Nouveau Posters By Megan Lara


 

There is something about art nouveau art that just exudes class, I really like these three Nintendo themed pieces available as a triptych or separately from artist Megan Lara‘s store over at society6. I’d love to have these up on my wall as they are quite subtle and it’s not immediately obvious that they are video game inspired.

More images of the art in the flesh from Level up studios:

Megan has also done some pretty cool Firefly inspired posters among others, it’s worth having a look at her site to see her other work…

 

 

Via Rampaged Reality.

Firefly’s 15 Best Chinese Curses (and How to Say Them)

I’ve always liked it when a Science fiction movie, book or film plays games with the evolution of language in the future. Bladerunner had Cityspeak a mix of Hungarian, French, Chinese, German, Korean and Japanese. Joss Whedon decided to go down a simpler route and had people swear in Mandarin, here is a list of Topless Robots top 15 Chinese Curses from Firefly with pronunciation. You can visit Topless Robot to read about when they appear.

15) Stupid Inbred Stack of Meat
????????? BUN tyen-shung duh ee-DWAY-RO

14) Cow Sucking
?? ? Shee-niou

13) A Baboon’s Asshole
????? ? FAY-FAY duh PEE-yen

12) Extraordinarily Impatient Buddha
??????? ? Jen mei NAI-shing duh FWO-tzoo

11) Dog Fucking
??? ? Go tsao de

10) Panda Piss
??? ? Shiong mao niao

9) Frog-Humping Son of a Bitch
?????? ? Ching-wah TSAO duh liou mahng

8) Stupid Son of a Drooling Whore and a Monkey
????????????? ? Liou coe shway duh biao-tze huh hoe-tze duh ur-tze

7) Have a Shit-Throwing Contest with a Monkey
?????? ? Gun HOE-tze bee DIO-se

6) Filthy Fornicators of Livestock
???????? ? Huh choo-shung tza-jiao duh tzang-huo

5) Motherless Goats of All Motherless Goats
?????? ? Gao yang jong duh goo yang

4) Holy Mother of God and All Her Wacky Nephews
???????????? ? Wuh duh ma huh tah duh fong kwong duh wai shung

3) Shove All the Planets in the Universe Up my Ass
????????????? ? Tai-kong suo-yo duh shing-chiou sai-jin wuh duh pee-goo

2) The Explosive Diarrhea of an Elephant
????????? ? Da-shiang bao-tza shr duh lah doo-tze

1) Holy Testicle Tuesday
????? ? Shun-SHENG duh gao-WAHN

Via Topless Robot

Shepard Book Graphic Novel!

Shepard Book was one of the more interesting characters in Firefly, he obviously had an interesting back story that was never really explored, and then he got shafted in Serenity. Well now Joss Whedon and his brother Zack have written a graphic novel which covers his back story, including apparently him finding god in a bowl of soup…

I’ve not read any of the Firefly books but I would buy this.

Via io9