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Episode Studies by Clayton Barr

Firefly: Blue Sun Rising (Part 2) Firefly
"Blue Sun Rising" Part 2
Firefly: Blue Sun Rising #0
BOOM! Studios
Written by Greg Pak
Illustrated by Dan McDaid (w/ inks by Vincenzo Federici)
Colored by Marcelo Costa
Lettered by Jim Campbell
Cover A by Nimit Malavia
September 2020


Sheriff Mal is sent a trio of robo-deputies to aid him in upholding corporate law.


Characters appearing or mentioned in this issue





Blue Sun bots

Supervisor Leandri

Blue Sun roboticist


Boss Moon

Lauro Benedict

Sandoval Carmichael

Agent Carpenter


Representative Avila

robo deputy

Agent Manahatta


Redburn girl

Mary Beth Samprasino (mentioned only)

Redburn girl's grandma (mentioned only) 


Didja Notice?


On page 9, Mal goes into the White Angel bar on Ezra.


On page 17, Mal picks up what appears to be the same "BEST CAPTAIN" coffee mug he used in "Clipped Wings".


On page 19, Mal and Representative Avila drink Blue Sun beer.


The robo-deputy assigned to Sheriff Mal is reminiscent of RoboCop and ED-209 of the 1987 film RoboCop.


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