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Firefly/ Serenity - Timeline Guide                                                      

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

For those who wish to know more back story, particularly about Shepherd Book, then the comics are a must purchase. Comics are shown in chronological story order. Also included is the TV series, the motion picture, and some of the fan films to give an idea of perspective for timescale.

      

  
Hardback graphic novel
  

SERENITY (Volume 3) : THE SHEPHERD'S TALE


Finally! The Shepherd Book back story. Starts at the time of the motion picture, but keeps jumping backwards in time - to good effect. Only available in hardback graphic novel form.  

Available from:-

          --> Dark Horse
          --> Amazon.com
          --> Amazon.co.uk
  


  

  

THE RIVER TAM SESSIONS


This was a series of five short videos released by Joss Whedon over the internet, as part of a viral marketing campaign for the motion picture 'Serenity'. These videos are set before the TV series, and feature excerpts of counselling sessions with River at the Academy, the 'learning facility'.       
In
chronological order, the sessions areas follows:-

- Session 1 (Excerpt)
- Session 22 (Excerpt)
- Session 165 (Excerpt)
- Session 416 (First Excerpt)
- Session 416 (Second Excerpt)



Available from:-

          --> Serenity: Collectors Edition DVD
          --> Youtube
  


   
FAITH OF A MAN (5m 45s)


One mans introspective reflection of a futuristic civil war and the Battle of Serenity. Released on Spike.com on 18 April 2006.   

Link

  

  

FIREFLY (TV Series)




Available from:-

          --> Most places!


  


   
THE GAME (15m 04s)


This is a short fan film using the characters from the Firefly TV series. Released on Youtube on 21 August 2010:- 

Youtube


   
REAVERIZED (5m 15s)


This is a short fan film using the characters from the Firefly TV series. Released on Youtube on 24 March 2010:- 

Youtube

   
INTO THE BLACK


Set during the Firefly series, this is a Canadian fan film, and when the site works, more info can be found here. Hopefully this project will be completed soon:- 

www.intotheblack.ca

Youtube Channel

 
                                 
Paperback graphic novel     Hardback graphic novel       


Comics - Issues #1 - #3


Comic - Issue #1 (Special Edition Cover - 100 Copies)
  


SERENITY (Volume 2) : BETTER DAYS



More bonus story, set after the Firefly TV series and before the Serenity: Those Left Behind comic. Available as three comics, a paperback and as a hardback. 

The hardback version "Serenity - Better Days And Other Stories", is released on 7 September 2011. It contains the bonus stories: 

- Serenity - The Other Half
- Serenity - Downtime
- Serenity - Float Out



Available from:-

           --> Dark Horse
          --> Amazon.com   - Paperback Hardback Comics
          --> Amazon.co.uk - Paperback Hardback Comics


  
 
   
Web-only 8 page comic


  


SERENITY: DOWNTIME



A web-based 8 page comic, set probably between Serenity: Better Days and Serenity: Those Left Behind.






Available from:-

          --> USA Today (11 November 2010) 
          --> Serenity (Vol. 2) - Better Days An Other Stories (See above) 


       
Paperback graphic novel     Hardback graphic novel
 


Comics - Issues #1 - #3
  


SERENITY (Volume 1) : THOSE LEFT BEHIND



The first bonus story to have been released. Set after the Serenity: Better Days comic and before the Serenity: The Other Half web-comic. Available as three comics, each with three different covers; a trade paperback, and as a limited edition hardback graphic novel, with a beautiful gold coloured Serenity logo underneath the slipcase!






Available from:-

          --> Dark Horse - Paperback  Hardcover  Comics
          --> Amazon.com - Paperback  Hardcover 
          --> Amazon.co.uk - Paperback  Hardcover  Comics


  
 
   
Web-only 8 page comic


  


SERENITY: THE OTHER HALF



A web-based 8 page comic, set presumably after Serenity: Those Left Behind, as Book and Inara do not appear in the story.






Available from:-

          --> Dark Horse, Myspace - Issue 13 (August 2010) 
          --> Serenity (Vol. 2) - Better Days An Other Stories (See above) 


  
 
    
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SERENITY (Motion Picture)










Available from:-

          --> Most places! 


    
Comic - Jo Chen cover
 


Comic - Frank Stockton cover
 


SERENITY: FLOAT OUT



This story is set a few months after the end of Serenity the motion picture. A one-off comic featuring three wash related back stories, featuring an interesting cameo, and a very interesting end. Available in two difference covers. This comic also gives tantalising hints about the future of the Firefly/Serenity 'verse. Also worth pointing out that the artist used the 'Bellflower' class ship within the story, without gaining permission first!






Available from:-

          --> Dark Horse 
          --> Amazon.com - Chen Cover  Stockton Cover  
          --> Amazon.co.uk
          --> Serenity (Vol. 2) - Better Days An Other Stories (See above) 


   
THE VERSE (14m 40s)


Presuambly set soon after the events of 'Serenity', this an extremely good short fan film.   

Link

   
BROWNCOATS REDEMPTION


Set three months after 'Serenity' the Movie, this is the first full-length Firefly/Serenity fan film, released on the 4 September 2010. Available to buy from:- 

www.browncoatsmovie.com

    

Hardback graphic novel



     Comic Issue #1 -         Comic Issue #1 -           Comic Issue #1 -     
               Cover A                       Cover B               Rare Ghost Cover       




           Comic Issue #1 -         Comic Issue #1 -      Comic Issue #2 -         
       Emerald City Comic      Rare "Acme" Cover            Cover A              
         Con Exclusive                                                                          




 Comic Issue #2 -        Comic Issue #3 -         Comic Issue #3 -
Cover B                     Cover A                  Cover B 




 Comic Issue #4 -        Comic Issue #4 -         Comic Issue #5 -
Cover A                     Cover B                  Cover A 




 Comic Issue #5 -        Comic Issue #6 -         Comic Issue #6 -
Cover B                     Cover A                  Cover B 



SERENITY (Volume 4) : FIREFLY CLASS 03-K64 - LEAVES ON THE WIND 



This official follow-up to the film Serenity, the crew has been in hiding since becoming everyone's most wanted. And now, when they are forced to come out, one of their own is captured. More secrets uncovered by River lead these former Browncoats on a dangerous mission against the Alliance that, with hope, will bring them together again....
 
Available from:-

          --> Dark Horse -     Hardcover Graphic Novel    6 x comics
          --> Amazon.com -   Hardcover Graphic Novel    6 x comics
          --> Amazon.co.uk - Hardcover Graphic Novel    6 x comics
 


      
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