An accessible graphic introduction to evolution for the most science-phobic Evolution. The Story of Life on Earth. Written by Jay Hosler; Art by Kevin Cannon . Illustrated by the brilliant duo Kevin Cannon and Zander Cannon and written by noted comic author and biology professor Jay Hosler, Evolution. Featuring the same amusing characters as those found in Mark Schultz’s The Stuff of Life: A Graphic Guide to Genetics and DNA, Hosler’s.

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Evolution : the story of life on Earth

The kind that’s usually more fun reading are historical or biographical in nature, like a couple of my favourites Feynman or Logicomix.

On the heels of explaining to his planetary leader the intricacies of human genetics in The Stuff of Lifethe intrepid alien scientist Bloort is charged in this sequel with covering the wider story of evolution.

As I’ve often said, there are two kinds of science-themed graphic novels. The scene where the dodo bird tells the other dodo bird, “You are perfect, don’t ever change” is one of my favorite jokes in the book. I really like science and I decided to translate your book for my master degree thesis. The same “aliens” that appeared in The Stuff of Life: The Story of Life on Earth is officially listed on Amazon for pre-order.

I think that’s what I’m trying to do,” he says. It might make a great introduction for bright youngsters.

Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth

I found it in the adult section but I think it would have been better for older kids or teens. Evolution an Alien Subject?


This wasn’t up to that stuff. The Incredible Plate Tectonics Comic: Evolution, the most accessible graphic work on this universally studied subject, takes the reader from earth’s primordial soup to the vestigial structures, like the coccyx and the male nipple, of modern humans. There is a splash page with lots of dinosaurs doing lots of things that younger children should eat up, and the sections on speciation would easily earn a few extra points on a test for high school students A fun introduction to the modern evolutionary synthesis that might be best for ten to twelve-year-olds.

My question, and reason for a review – is it accurate and informative without being too technical?

Aug 22, Jen rated it really liked it. Well, it looks hoslet Evolution: Plus, lofe under pages and with a lot of the space filled with illustrations, readers of many ages will be able to learn from and enjoy this step by step look at the history of life on earth and how evolution works. I gave it to one of my German friends who had been studying English and Biology with me in school.

This graphic novel is not your typical graphic novel—it is educational jag fun a Summary The graphic novel Evolution: I regard myself as relatively familiar with this subject matter and I I loved this book.

The Story of LIfe on Earth facebook twitter reddit linkedin email print. I would recommend this book to kids that science not like me. Return to Book Page.

Doesn’t seem like hubris to me. Make this your default list. The writer taught me so much and the illustrators visualized the science perfectly.


All in all, I enjoyed this very much. I would reccomend this book to a friend because it teaches a little how earth was created.

Sounds like a very interesting reading to me, and would love to hear more about it. That would have been fun. It gives an easy to read and fun explanation of how life evolved on the jayy, it explains genetics, it explains random mutation, species, parasite, zygotes, and all of them easy to follow, a It’s been a banner month for me and graphic novels.

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I am planning on using Hosler’s “Evolution: I just pre-ordered that sucker. Other editions – View all Evolution: School Library Journal Review Gr 10 Up-This book requires a solid background in evolution and cell biology to understand it.

However, some events were stated as fact when they’re actually just one plausible explanation of observed events, such as the meteor off the coast of Baja California causing the extinction of the dinosaurs.

This is truly a global cover, working just as well in English, auf Deutsch or any other language! I think it was the drawings and the campiness but I’m not sure.

I fully recognize that this is a “hot button” issue, and I don’t want to enter the debate per se.