July 22nd, 2009

gone and back

Farscape: Gone and Back #1 out today!

The Farscape "season 5" comics are finally back on schedule with tomorrow's release of the first issue of the third arc, Gone and Back.

It's taken a lot of work to get back on schedule.

Issue #Scheduled release dateActually came out
"The Beginning of the End of the Beginning" #1November 2008December 2008
"The Beginning of the End of the Beginning" #2December 2008February 2009
"The Beginning of the End of the Beginning" #3January 2009March 2009
"The Beginning of the End of the Beginning" #4February 2009April 2009
Strange Detractors #1March 2009April 2009
Strange Detractors #2April 2009May 2009
Strange Detractors #3May 2009June 2009
Strange Detractors #4June 2009July 2009
Gone and Back #1July 2009July 2009

Having different artists on each arc helps, and my cranking on the scripts has as well. *grin*

I think folks will be very pleased with Gone and Back. Where TBotEotB got the ball rolling, and SD told a typical far-out-space-nut Scapey adventure, G&B really kicks things into high gear, I think....
  • Current Music
    "Brown-Haired Woman" by the Don't Quit Your Day Job Players

Schott's Miscellany 21 July 2009

Baron von Reuter, founder of the Reuters News Agency, born (1816)


The presidential retreat in Catoctin Mountain Park was created in 1943 for Franklin D. Roosevelt, who sought somewhere near to (but cooler than) Washington, DC, to relax and ease his sinus troubles. FDR named the camp Shangri-La, from James Hilton's novel Lost Horizon. Truman made Shangri-La the official presidential retreat in 1945; and in 1953, Eisenhower renamed it Camp David, after his grandson. A majority of presidents have used Camp David to host foreign leaders (the first such guest was Churchill, in May 1943), and the camp has been the location of many significant historical events, including the planning of the invasions of Normandy, the Bay of Pigs, and Vietnam and the Camp David Accords between Israel and Egypt.

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
H.L. Mencken (1880-1956)
  • Current Music
    "Journey of the Sorceror" by the Eagles


I realize it's 5am on a Wednesday, but you'd think this particular terminal at JFK would have more than two security booths open. The line extends to Coney Island......
  • Current Mood
    cranky cranky