Sword & Staff drive to raise money for the California Fire Victims

XWP schedule
for Australia & US

TV Schedule
Warrior Women

Tarzan Screengrabs
Episode 5
Emotional Rescue

Artwork by Lucia Nobrega
Created and maintained by Mary D


4 November

As many of you know I started Ausxip because I wanted a place for my art. The site kinda grew from what I originally had in mind <g> but I've continued to create my artwork based on Xena and of course Lucy and Renee. I've redesigned my artwork section and it's time for the great unveiling.

Added a revised and revamped MaryD's Artwork that includes all the episode montages, Xena, Gabrielle, Xena & Gabrielle, Conqueror, Lucy, Renee and now Tarzan art. In total there are 392 pieces of art from 1996 to 2003.

Lucy News

Added Official promo image of Lucy from Episode 5 - Emotional Rescue from the WB Official Tarzan site

Tarzan Episode Screengrabs

Added screengrabs for Episode 5: Emotional Rescue
When a friend of Jane's (Sarah Wayne Callies) sister Nicki (Leighton Meester) goes missing, they suspect a man (guest star Marcus Chait) she met over the Internet may be responsible. Meanwhile, as the search for Michael's killer continues, Jane begs Tarzan (Travis Fimmel) to keep out of sight for his own safety, but when Nicki lands in grave danger, Tarzan finds it impossible not to help.

Tarzan News

News about the show's progress
From The Rocky Mountain News - 3 November 2003
The WB hasn't made programming changes despite a mediocre start for most of its new series. Most disappointing is the performance of Tarzan , which has been losing viewers every Sunday following a solid premiere.


Variety Magazine
WB, Tarzan : A bit early to tell if this savage has "legs," but this heroic drama is WB's best bet to win the hearts of those teens and young women who represent its core audience.Vie! wers in millions:4.9 Change from premiere: -23% Lead-in retention: 83%

I received the following note that would be of interest to Lucy, Kevin, Danielle et al fans..

Hello Everyone,

I'm posting to let people know about a petition I've put online for the book
"Stage: A decade of plays from the Auckland Theatre Company." The ATC had
planned to release a photo-retrospective of its first 50 productions,
featuring photographs by leading photographer John McDermott, with narration
by former artistic director Simon Prast. Many of New Zealand's finest actors
have been a part of the theatre company over the years: Kevin Smith;
Danielle Cormack; Lucy Lawless; Joel Tobeck; Craig Parker; Michael Hurst;
Jennifer Ward-Lealand; Elizabeth Hawthorne; Stuart Devenie; Erik Thomson;
Marton Csokas; Liddy Holloway; Jeffrey Thomas; Ilona Rodgers; Latham Gaines;
Paul Gittins; Peter Elliott; Roy Billing; Jonathan Hardy; Ian Watkin;
Michael Lawrence; and others. However, it was recently decided by ATC's
board of directors that there would not be enough interest in the book to
justify publication costs, so they cancelled it.

I believe that there is a great deal of worldwide interest in this book, so
I decided to put together an online petition, so that fans of these
wonderful actors could let the ATC board know how they feel. Oddly, the ATC
is still advertising the book on their website, so you can get (a little)
more information here: http://www.atc.co.nz/Events/2003/stage.htm. In
addition to what would no doubt be a wonderful collection of photographs of
some of our favorite actors, NZ$10 of the retail price of the book would be
donated to the Kevin Smith Trust Fund.

If you would like to see this book be published, please sign the petition!


Thanks very much.

My best wishes,

Xena Articles

Added short article from TV Guide - 1-7 November 2003 - Xena and Herc's Final Conflict. Lucy Lawless and Kevin Sorbo join forces in a Universal lawsuit

Xenaverse News

I don't usually post ebay auctions on the site but I thought this was for a good cause. Debra is auctioning off Gabrielle's Shakti costume from the Season 4 episode "Devi". She is auctioning this off to save her bookstore. For more information go to:
Ebay - Shakti Costume




2 November

Lucy Updates


Warrior Women


Xenaverse News

The Quotable Xena: Warrior Princess trading cards

Due to delays in receiving some of the autograph cards, we have had to push back the release of "The Quotable Xena: Warrior Princess" trading cards to November 5th. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thanks for your patience and understanding. Many thanks to Mesh for the news

Xena Night at Meow Mix in NYC

The Overlord Julia and HRH Camille insist that you attend our December 9th Winter Solstice Thrills and Chills Festival. We present a night of debauched revelry, including the thrilling skills of DJ Matty Gzus, and the chilling intensity of some of the best seasonally appropriate XWP episodes ever. Door prizes, trivia prizes, live entertainment, and fascinating conversation. Be part of the continuing life of the Xenaverse and Party With The Geeks! All the info and much, much more, at the web site: http://www.xenanight.com


Update about the next Official Xena Convention


A heads up to the great Xena fans out there:  we are virtually sold out of our Gold Weekend Packages for the 2004 Official Xena Convention being held in Burbank California on January 30-February 1, 2004!

On Wednesday November 5 we will be removing the Gold Weekend Packages from sale.   We really appreciate your continued support of this convention and along with the already announced stellar line-up of guests we will be adding some super additions in the near future.

If you want to come to the convention as a Gold Weekend Patron please place your orders at: http://www.creationent.com/cal/ before Wednesday!


The Bard's Corner

Lucia of the Month Club
Lucia's new image for November is up...Peter Pan. And this image rocks! :o) These items will be available until the edition limits are met or November 30th, whichever comes first. Dracula (October's image) is now retired and removed from public sale. Thank you to everyone who supported StoryPlus (and Project Literacy) by purchasing Dracula image items.

Orlando BardCon Staff



1 November

The following is from Mist at Sword & Staff:

Anyone wishing to contribute to a group donation from Xena fans to help the American Red Cross provide assistance for victims of the California fires can do so through Sword-and-Staff.

Please be sure to make your checks payable directly to the AMERICAN RED CROSS. You can mail them to:

Sword and Staff
P.O. Box 224
Floral Park, NY 11002

All donations will be forwarded to the Red Cross chapters in California in the name of Xena fans. Each donation is going directly to the Red Cross and is tax deductible to the donor. If you have any questions, feel free to let me know.


Warrior Women Documentary



The following pieces are from Mount Albert:




...ALL OF THESE DEVELOPMENTS seem to demonstrate that being gay is the new cool thing in TV-land. And with a little sprinkling of fairy dust, what would happen if many more shows embraced positive gay themes.
...On “Tarzan,” Jane would leave the title character for the jungle man’s aunt (the lovely Lucy Lawless) and the heartbroken Tarzan (ex-underwear model Travis Fimmell) would go skulking off alone.

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