Greenflame

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Comics, Firefly, Science Fiction, Transhumanism

Disappointed…

After listening to Steve’s presentation on River as a Christ-figure in the movie Serenity, I felt inspired to walk up to Heroes for Sale and grab the last two parts of the latest Serenity mini-series “Better Days” from Dark Horse comics.

Suffice to say I was disappointed. The story seemed to drag, some of the characterisation and language seemed “off”, and it didn’t really grab me like the first mini-series “Those Left Behind” did. Plus, there’s the sense of “dead men walking” if you’ve seen the film. Still, it is Serenity (and walking up the hill to the shop did clear my head of conference ‘fug’ and stretch my legs after a day sitting listing to stuff).

I also picked up the next issue in Image Comics “Transhuman” series – which deals with venture capital funding in this issue. It’s okay, but again the previous issue was much better.

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See also:

Greenflame · Serenity: Better Days
Greenflame · Transhuman – The comic mini-series

2 Comments

  1. is this presentation electronic? 🙂

    been on youth camp… no internet…

    getting back to firefly…

  2. Neither Steve’s (nor my 🙂 ) presentations are available electronically.

    However…

    Steve has written some Serenity thoughts at

    http://www.emergentkiwi.org.nz/archives/serenity_film_review.php

    Hope the camp went well.

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