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Episode Studies by Clayton Barr

Firefly: The Target is Your Heart Firefly
"The Target is Your Heart"
Firefly #16
BOOM! Studios
Written by Greg Pak
Illustrated by Ramon Bachs
Colored by Joana Lafuente
Lettered by Jim Campbell
Cover A by Marc Aspinall
June 2020


Mal's friends begin to be targeted by the mysterious assailant.


Characters appearing or mentioned in this issue


Leonard Chang-Benitez



mystery assassin 


Tech Agent Mannahatta

Boss Moon

Blue Sun boss (unnamed)


Director Sang 


Didja Notice?


On page 13, the Serenity crew is drinking cans of Lite, whatever that it. Miller Lite?


On page 19, Director Sang remarks that Blue Sun is the biggest corporation to ever exist in human history.


On the last page of the issue, the mysterious assassin is using the counting rhyme "Eeny, meeny, miny, moe" to pick the next target out of Mal's friends. The holo-images of Mal's friends displayed appear to be Inara, Zoe, Wash, Boss Moon, Ma Reynolds, and Boss Moon's mother.


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