New Firefly Book! "Still Flying"

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  1. RookieBatman

    RookieBatman Commodore Commodore

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    I don't know if this is old news to most people, but they're doing another book (same format as the 2 Firefly companions, and the Serenity book) with more behind-the-scenes stuff, new cast interviews, and new short fiction pieces by people who wrote the show!

    I, personally, am not a huge fan of short-form tie-in fiction. But who knows whether this might actually lead to some novels, finally. I've already preordered mine (which is something I basically never do).
     
  2. G2309

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    I was hoping you meant a novel. I've read the commics.
     
  3. T J

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    The first two words of this thread made my heart sore like an eagle... the third made me cry! :wah:
     
  4. G2309

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    The only badthing about watching firefly is knowing there wont be anymore.
     
  5. RandyS

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    I haven't read the comics yet, but I'd enjoy a novel too.
     
  6. RookieBatman

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    Well, like I said, who knows whether good sales of this might possibly lead to novels in the future. It's something, anyway.
     
  7. ATimson

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    They had the chance for novels several years ago, but Joss (or someone in his office) passed on them.
     
  8. Ethros

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    There is the new Wash themed one-shot comic out June 2nd, that is said to give clues to as to the future of the Firefly-verse

    See here
     
  9. Valin

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    Maybe they can get novelist Richard Castle to write them.
     
  10. OmahaStar

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    This might help. There's a new Firefly universe movie, direct to dvd, and it'll be out by September.
     
  11. Greg Cox

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    Hah! I'll bet he would have a real affinity for the characters.
     
  12. Admiral_Young

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    Well now I saw this listed and didn't know what it was until just now....checked it out on amazon and yes Titan Books is publishing it and 160 pages of happy shiny material in the same format as the first two books from them. I loved those books so I'll probably pick this one up too. Thanks for the heads up.
     
  13. RJDiogenes

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    This sounds good. I'm very interested in the short fiction. I really wish they would do more Firefly stuff; they should really take advantage of the direct-to-DVD market. It's a shame that they'd have to deal with the awfulness of Serenity, though.

    That looks like it could be quite interesting.
     
  14. FordSVT

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    One thing that annoys me as much as BSG fans who insist on using the word "frak" in every sentence is Firefly fans who have to shoe-horn "shiny" into everything. :)
     
  15. Christopher

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    Well, we know he's a fan, since he dressed up as Mal last Halloween. ;)


    That's a fan film, right? It's not like this is anything official.
     
  16. Forbin

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    You could solve that problem by not visiting Firefly threads. Then everything would be shiny in your world. :)
     
  17. OmahaStar

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    This has been given the blessing of Fox, Universal, and most importantly Joss Whedon. Stop being so jealous. It's really not a good look for you.
     
  18. David cgc

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    So it's not a fanfilm?
     
  19. Christopher

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    ^It is a fan film, and I wasn't making any value judgment. "Fan film" is not an attack, merely a description. Heck, the film's own website calls it a fan film. It's an amateur, non-profit production rather than a professional, profit-making production by the owners of the copyright, therefore it is a fan film, no matter whose blessing or support it has. I was simply clarifying that this wasn't an official continuation of the franchise, so that nobody would get their hopes up due to incomplete information.
     
  20. OmahaStar

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    Really? Cuz it sure sounded like a typical "Christopher knows better than everybody else and let me tell you why" post.