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Firefly: Brand New 'Verse (Part 6) Firefly
"Brand New 'Verse" Part 6
Firefly: Brand New 'Verse #6
BOOM! Studios
Written by Josh Lee Gordon
Illustrated by Fabiana Mascolo
Colored by Lucia DiGiamarino
Lettered by Jim Campbell
Character designs by French Carlomagno
Cover by Qistina Khalidah
August 2021


Serenity's showdown with Klef and Blue Sun.


Notes from the Firefly/Serenity Chronology


This story is set about 20 years after the events of the TV series.


Didja Know?


Firefly: Brand New 'Verse is a six-issue comic book mini-series published by BOOM! Studios in 2021. The story is set about 20 years after the events of the TV series.


Characters appearing or mentioned in this issue







Madame Klef

Blue Sun crew






Jayne (dog)



Mal (mentioned only) 


Didja Notice?


This issue reveals that Madame Klef's first name in Alexis.


After being reunited, River tells Simon it has been 2,924 days since they've seen each other. That's about 8 Earth years.


On page 15, Lu swears in Chinese.


On page 16, Rasalia says, "Dios..." This is Spanish for "God..."


On page 19, Inara brings up the French language and River says, "Petit a petit, l'oiseu fait son nid..." This is French for "Little by little, the bird makes its nest..." This is a French idiom.


On page 20, Emma looks at a hologram of her parents and Mal in the cockpit of Serenity and Zoe tells her the image was taken right after some nasty business on Jiangyin. This is probably a reference to the events of "Safe".


On page 21, Rasalia says, "Esperate!" This is Spanish for "Wait!"


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