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23 Days To Go: Serenity – Leaves On The Wind
For those of you unfamiliar with the brilliant, short-lived Joss Whedon TV series Firefly, you really ought to go and purchase the Blu Ray / DVD / stream of the show and it’s follow-up movie Serenity as soon as possible. For those of you already in-the-know, in 2014 Dark Horse Comics returned to the crew of the Serenity for an official sequel to the 2005 film titled Leaves On The Wind!
Leaves On The Wind focuses on the remaining crew adapting to life after the revelations about the Reavers. Running low on food and supplies, they are forced out of hiding and straight into danger! The book collects the six issue miniseries and the Free Comic Book Day tale, all written by Zack Whedon with art from Georges Jeanty.
Preview Serenity: Leaves On The Wind at Dark Horse Comics.
In the film Serenity, outlaw Malcolm Reynolds and his crew revealed to the entire ‘verse the crimes against humanity undertaken by the sinister Alliance government. In this official follow-up, circumstances force the crew to come out of hiding, and one of their own is captured, setting them on another mission of rescue and resistance…
Collects the six-issue miniseries and the 2012 Free Comic Book Day story.
Since 2005, Dark Horse have published a number of Serenity stories which have all been collected together the graphic novels Those Left Behind, Better Days, and The Shepherd’s Tale.
Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and scribe of Marvel’s Astonishing X-Men, unveils a previously unknown chapter in the lives of his favorite band of space brigands in this comics prequel of the Serenity feature filmóthe big-budget follow-up to Whedon’s cult-hit TV show Firefly.
Penned by Whedon and Brett Matthews, who wrote several episodes of Firefly as well as Dark Horse’s final Angel comics series and the animated Chronicles of Riddick feature “Dark Fury,” Serenity follows a ship full of mercenaries, fugitives, and one law-abiding prostitute in their pursuit for fast cash and a little peace along the fringes of space. The ragtag crew of Serenity take on a scavenger mission with the hopes of earning enough dough to disappear for a while. Only too late do they realize the whole gig is orchestrated by an old enemy eager to remake their acquainitance with the help of some covert-operatives known only as the Blue Gloves.
Artist Will Conrad (Marvel’s Elektra and Witches) and colorist Laura Martin (Astonishing X-Men and The Ultimates) paint a rough and wild world of adventure across a strange and dangerous universe, in this not-to-be-missed tale straight from the brain of pop-culture mastermind Joss Whedon!
Serenity: Better Days, from Joss Whedon and Brett Matthews, follows everyone’s favorite space cowboys in an action-packed adventure, where the crew takes on a heist that promises a big payoff. But when someone is taken captive, the gang must put aside their enduring differences and work together, at the risk of losing their cash prize.
Joss Whedon is joined by a great roster of writers including comedian Patton Oswalt, Dr. Horrible and The Shepherd’s Tale cowriter Zack Whedon, and Jim Krueger (Avengers/Invaders) in this special expanded edition, making a complete hardcover Serenity library to match The Shepherd’s Tale and Those Left Behind!
For the first time in hardcover: the miniseries Serenity: Better Days, the short stories Serenity: The Other Half and the previously uncollected Serenity: Downtime, and the one-shot Serenity: Float Out!
All-star writers! Joss Whedon! Zack Whedon! Patton Oswalt! Jim Krueger!
One of Serenity’s greatest mysteries is finally revealed in Shepherd’s Tale, filling in the life of one of the show’s most beloved characters–Shepherd Book!
Who was Book before meeting Mal and the rest of the Serenity crew, how did he become one of their most trusted allies, and how did he find God in a bowl of soup? Answers to these and more questions about Book’s past are uncovered in this original graphic novel by rising stars Zack Whedon (Dr. Horrible, Terminator, Fringe) and Chris Samnee (Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps, Daredevil). A pivotal chapter in the ongoing Serenity saga, Shepherd’s Tale is also a rollicking, action-packed epic in its own right!
Shepherd Book’s past finally revealed!
Dark Horse has sold over 125,000 copies of the original Serenity trade paperback!