The History Of Science Fiction Traces The Genre In Comic Book Form

As you can see, there’s a foreword by acclaimed author Ted Chiang, who, among many other things, wrote the short story “Story of Your Life,” which served as the basis for Denis Villeneuve’s 2016 movie “Arrival.” As a fan of that short story, I’m especially curious about his thoughts on this subject.

The cover explicitly positions the science fiction genre as a bridge between old and new, and the giant clock at the center of the image underscores the idea of progress and growth across eons.

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