Firefly: Still Flying: A Celebration of Joss Whedon's Acclaimed TV Series

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NEW STORIES. UNSEEN PHOTOS. SHINY
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“We have done the impossible, and that makes us mighty.”

Since its short-lived appearance on TV in 2002, Joss Whedon’s Firefly has indeed done the impossible. It’s sold over a half a million copies on DVD, spawned the hit movie Serenity, and most remarkably, inspired a loyal fan following — the Browncoats — whose numbers are still growing ...

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Overview


NEW STORIES. UNSEEN PHOTOS. SHINY
.

“We have done the impossible, and that makes us mighty.”

Since its short-lived appearance on TV in 2002, Joss Whedon’s Firefly has indeed done the impossible. It’s sold over a half a million copies on DVD, spawned the hit movie Serenity, and most remarkably, inspired a loyal fan following — the Browncoats — whose numbers are still growing to this day.

Still Flying is a brand new celebration of all aspects of the show, featuring a wealth of rare and previously unpublished images — including storyboards, production design art and candid behind the scenes photos — memories from the cast and crew, a tribute to the Browncoats, and, as a special bonus:

EXCLUSIVE NEW FIREFLY FICTION BY WRITERS OF THE ORIGINAL TV EPISODES

FUN WITH DICK AND JAYNE written and drawn by Ben Edlund

WHAT HOLDS US DOWN by Jane Espenson

CRYSTAL by Brett Matthews

TAKE THE SKY by Jose Molina

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848565067
  • Publisher: Titan
  • Publication date: 5/25/2010
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 777,597
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 10.78 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Meet the Author

Joss Whedon is the creator and guiding light behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly and Dollhouse. He also wrote and directed the movie Serenity.

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Table of Contents

The Legacy of Firefly: By Way of an Introduction... 6

What Holds Us Down by Jane Espenson 8

The Writing Process by Jane Espenson 16
Nathan Fillion 18
Battle Plans: Storyboarding the Battle of Serenity Valley 22
Gina Torres 26
Objects in Space: A selection of Firefly Props 30
Alan Tudyk 46
Behind the Scenes: Danny Nero’s Photo Album 50
The Story of Monkey Shines: The on-set practical joke that passed into legend... 56
Morena Baccarin 62
Costumes: Selections from the wardrobes of Inara and Jayne 66
Adam Baldwin 70

Fun with Dick and Jane by Ben Edlund 74

The Head They Call Jayne: Whatever happened to the Jaynestown statue? 76
Jewel Staite 78
Thrilling Heroics: An interview with Firefly Stunt Coordinator Nick Brandon 82
Sean Maher 88
On Location: An interview with Location manager Peter Robarts 92
Summer Glau 100

Crystal by Brett Matthews 104

Ships of the ’Verse: Designing the ships of Firefly 114
Ron Glass 132
The Browncoats: An overview of Firefly fandom 136
On Ariel by Jose Molina 148

Take the Sky by Jose Molina 150

Mutant Enemies?: Some closing words 158
Acknowledgements and Picture Credits 159

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