February 22, 2018

#BookReview: Out Of Nothing by David Blandy, Daniel Locke, Adam Rutherford

About the Book:

Spanning millennia, Daniel Locke's ambitious graphic novel explores humanity's inherent 'dreaming mind and its impact on our world. Surreal sequences take us from Gutenberg's printing press to Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web via Picasso, Einstein, Grandmaster Flash and more. Locke shows hour our basic instinct to observe, record and connect has formed the basis for all human invention and progress. 

Reviewed By: Crossroad Reviews
Publisher: Nobrow Press
Recommended Age: Adult 
Genre: Graphic Novel 
How I Acquired this book: Publisher
Overall rating: ★★
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About the Author:
Daniel Locke is an artist and graphic novelist based in Brighton, UK. Since 2013 much of his work has been informed and shaped by the discoveries of contemporary science. He's worked with Nobrow, Arts Council England, The Wellcome Trust and The National Trust. He is the co-writer and artist of Out of Nothing.

David Blandy is an artist who works with the image in the digital world; from Youtube tutorials to music videos, television to anime, constantly highlighting our relationship with popular culture and investigating what makes us who we are. He co-wrote Out of Nothing with Daniel Locke.

Dr. Adam Rutherford is a science writer and broadcaster. He is the presenter of BBC Radio 4's flagship science program, Inside Science, and has covered MMR and autism, the inheritance of intelligence, human evolution, science and cinema, scientific fraud and the evolution of sex. He is the science consultant for Out of Nothing.

Noteworthy experiences while reading this book: Nothing of note

Check out author's other books? No
Recommend this book? No 

Notes and Opinions: This one just didnt work out for me. I did love the art but didn't care for the story. I thought the story was a little weird.  I think that it could have been a lot better story wise. 

Go Into This One Knowing: Kinda boring but great artwork. 

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