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Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! - Guides to Comics TV and SF - cover

Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! - Guides to Comics TV and SF

Andrew Hickey

Publisher: Andrew Hickey

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What do Batman, Doctor Who, quantum physics, Oscar Wilde, liberalism, the second law of thermodynamics, Harry Potter fanfic, postmodernism, and Superman have in common?If your answer to that was “Nothing” then… well, you’re probably right. But in this book Andrew Hickey will try to convince you otherwise. In doing so he’ll take you through:How to escape from a black hole and when you might not want toThe scientist who thinks he’s proved the existence of heaven and what that has to do with BatmanWhat to do if you discover you’re a comic-book characterWhether killing your own grandfather is really a bad ideaAnd how to escape from The Life Trap!An examination of the comics of Grant Morrison, Alan Moore and Jack Kirby, Doctor Who spin-off media, and how we tell stories to each other, Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! tells you to look around you and say:“This is an imaginary universe… Aren’t they all?”

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