Admit it. When that harpoon speared Wash in the latter third of Joss Whedon’s Serenity, you felt like your own heart was being staked, didn’t you? Thanks to an upcoming one-shot from comic and actor Patton Oswalt, you’ll soon get a chance to honor Wash’s memory and learn more about him.
According to MTV (and tipped to us by The Hollywood Reporter) Oswalt’s comic, called “Float Out,” will focus on the late pilot’s friends, who buy a ship and take her out for her maiden voyage. These friends, whom we haven’t met through “Firefly” or Serenity yet, will share pleny of stories about Wash (played on tv and film by Alan Tudyk).
The title will be published by Dark Horse Comics, home of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 comics. Interior art will be done by Patric Reynolds, while Jo Chen takes on the cover art (shown above)
Personally, I can’t wait to pick this up when it’s released June 2. Wash’s death was fast and mean, and it left a huge hole in the rest of the Serenity crew. I really hope the new book will explore some funny memories about Wash. Maybe Zoe had met some of his friends?