“Department of Mind-Blowing Theories,” by Tom Gauld. Drawn and Quarterly, April 2020. 160 pp. Hardcover, $21.95.
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This week I’m reviewing a collection of cartoons from the British science and technology magazine “New Scientist,” so let’s start with an equation:
The dark yet whimsical illustrations of Edward Gorey
the silly brilliance of Gary Larson
equals comics like this one, from the new collection of Scottish cartoonist and illustrator Tom Gauld:
Gauld’s “Department of Mind-Blowing Theories” casts a satirical eye on the realm of science—and scientists, along with the rest of us, could probably use a good laugh these days. Continue reading ““Department of Mind-Blowing Theories,” by Tom Gauld”