Black Science Volume 1: How to Fall Forever

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Image Comics
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6.5 X 10.1 X 0.5 inches | 0.7 pounds
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About the Author

Rick Remender is the writer and co-creator of comics such as Fear Agent, Low, Deadly Class, Tokyo Ghost, Death or Glory, The Last Days of American Crime, Black Science, Crawl Space, A Righteous Thirst for Vengeance, Night Mary, The Sacrificers, The Scumbag, Seven to Eternity, Last Christmas, The Holy Roller, Napalm Lullaby, Grommets, and more. For Marvel he has written titles such as Uncanny Avengers, Captain America, Uncanny X-Force, and Venom. He's written video games such as Bulletstorm and Dead Space, and worked on films such as The Iron Giant, Anastasia, and Titan A.E. He and his wife reside in Los Angeles raising two beautiful human monkeys.


BOOKLIST (STARRED) -- Right at the start of this new sci-fi comic, scientist Grant McKay lops the head off an electro-toad and uses its jarring electric blue tongue as a whip against his amphibious enemies. And that's just the beginning of the strange beauty in Remender's latest. As the lead researcher of the Anarchist Order of Scientists, McKay has fractured the rules governing interdimensional travel and taken his expedition (including his family) into other worlds. What begins as an accomplishment of science and wonder quickly becomes a nightmare when McKay realizes the machine that brought them here is now jumping between dimensions at random intervals. Remender is masterful when it comes to internal monologue, particularly here, when giving voice to the inner struggles of this timid, regretful scientist. His writing is both high-concept and descriptive, and it never loses sight of its humanity. Scalera perfectly echoes the off-the-wall story, drawing in sharp angles, losing the viewer in trees of geometric shapes, and using a brilliant palette of candy colors that pop against black backgrounds that swallow deeply etched faces, lurking figures, and imaginative creatures in their shadows. A must-read for Remender's fans or anyone thrilled by bizarre and compelling sci-fi.