Isaac Asimov, considered one of the most influencial and prolific science and science fiction writers of our time, took almost ten years to finish his PhD in Chemistry at Columbia University (1939-1948). His graduate work was interrupted by military service in WWII and writing such classics as the Foundation and Robot series and Nightfall among others. He is quoted as saying: "The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, isn't 'Eureka!' but rather 'hmm....that's funny.'"
The feed will be curated by me (Jorge), and will feature behind-the-scene commentary on why each comic is special to me. Each week there will be a different theme, starting today with "The Best of the First Comics". Stay tuned all week as more are published for your enjoyment!
Tapastic is a pretty cool platform for webcomics. If you're a new artist starting out, or an old one looking for new places to publish your work, check it out!
PHD Lectures - I'll be speaking at Penn State and Washington College this Tuesday and Wednesday (9/17, 9/18)! Come on by or tell your friends who go to these schools! More info here: click here.
NC STATE + UCONN - Jorge will be speaking at NC State (6pm, March 27, Hunt Library) and at U. Conn. (5:30pm, March 28, Student Union) this week! Come on by or tell your friends who go to these schools!