For the last three years, I’ve been contributing to a very cool series of science comics published by the Educational Broadcasting System. The comics are published in coordination with Thirteen/WNET New York’s NATURE program and given away free. Some of the stories are scientific and some fantasy, but all deal with issues facing the natural world.
I’ve just learned that NATURE #2 is a finalist for an Association of Educational Publisher’s Distinguished Achievement Award in the graphic novels category. Here’s the splash page from the story I contributed to that issue, imagining what a world without bees would look like a hundred years from now.
I’m also happy to report that you can download a free PDF of the whole comic, which includes stellar work by Tom Yeates, Mark Evanier, R. Kikuo Johnson, Josh Neufeld and Lauren Weinstein over at the WNET site. Better yet, if you are part of a school, museum or other educational organization, you can order bundles of printed copies to give away to students free of charge.