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Science fiction comics


  • Comics that depict imagined scientific or technological advances (e.g., time travel, artificial intelligence) and their impact on society.

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  • Sources

    • found: Pawuk, M. Graphic novels: a genre guide to comic books, manga, and more, c2007:p. 199 (Science Fiction. Readers have long been interested in speculative fiction tales. With the release of the comic strip adventures of Buck Rogers in 1929, the comic book format soon proved to be an excellent vehicle for this genre. For the first time a science fiction story could be told visually, and the only limit was the writer's and the illustrator's imagination.)
    • found: Britannica online academic edition, Nov. 5, 2012(science fiction: abbreviation SF or sci-fi, a form of fiction that deals principally with the impact of actual or imagined science upon society or individuals; the attempt at scientific and technological plausibility is the feature that distinguishes science fiction from earlier speculative writings and other contemporary speculative genres such as fantasy and horror; themes include space travel, robots, alien beings, time travel, alternative societies, alternate histories and parallel universes)
    • found: GSAFD, 2000(Science fiction comic books, strips, etc.)
    • found: Fletcher-Spear, K. Library collections for teens : manga and graphic novels, c2011:p. 174 (Science Fiction Graphic Novels)
    • found: Goodreads website, Jan. 28, 2013(Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and capitalization); sci fi comics; sci fi comics books)
  • General Notes

    • Comics that depict imagined scientific or technological advances (e.g., time travel, artificial intelligence) and their impact on society.
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    • 2014-12-01: new
    • 2015-12-15: revised
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