Cartoons about Space
Weekly Cartoon Email #080
I was never a huge fan of Star Trek, despite watching the Next Generation almost religiously, when I was a kid.
I believe I can trace my scepticism back to Spock’s hair.
Of all the wild and crazy things that sprang from Gene Roddenberry’s imagination, Vulcan hair is surely the least convincing.
Below: space cartoons! Starting with my latest worm for the Literary Review of Canada:
Lost in Cartoons
A curious smell in the New Yorker, 2016. Buy this cartoon.
It’s Tuesday morning, somewhere out there…
In space, no one can hear you order a tall, non-fat latte…
This week, I wish to recommend: a kids picture book called The Darkest Dark, by Kate Fillion and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.
It’s wonderfully illustrated by Eric and Terry Fan, who also write and illustrate their own books. Check out Ocean meets Sky, and The Barnabus Project for starters (see link above).