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The Manhattan Projects

1, Science Bad
Hickman, Jonathan (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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"What if the research and development department created to produce the first atomic bomb was a front for a series of other, more unusual, programs? "--Amazon.
Authors: Hickman, Jonathan
Title: The Manhattan projects
1, Science bad
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Image Comics ; London : Diamond [distributor], c2012
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,chiefly col. ill. ;,26 cm
Notes: "Originally published in single magazine form as The Manhattan projects #1-5."--T.p. verso
Summary: "What if the research and development department created to produce the first atomic bomb was a front for a series of other, more unusual, programs? "--Amazon.
Audience: 12-19 Grade 7-12
Additional Contributors: Wooton, Rus.
Bellaire, Jordie.
Pitarra, Nick.
Alternate Title: Science bad
MP. 1, Scienc bad
ISBN: 1607066084
9781607066088
Statement of Responsibility: Jonathan Hickman, writer ; Nick Pitarra, artist ; Jordie Bellaire. colors ; Rus Wooton, letters
Subject Headings: Scientists Comic books, strips, etc. Fiction Manhattan Project (U.S.) Comic books, strips, etc. Fiction
Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Young adult fiction
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
Topical Term: Scientists
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Apr 24, 2014
  • CraigGraziano rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I thought that Manhattan Projects was weird, and then the main characters stuck a cybernetic spike into Franklin Roosevelt's head, creating the world's first artificial intelligence.

Read more at: http://www.librarypoint.org/manhattan_projects_hickman

Apr 30, 2013
  • klutzrick rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is not your grandfather's Manhattan Project. In Hickman's altered vision, the Project brain trust, populated with twisted versions of physicists Oppenheimer, Einstein, Feyman, Fermi, and Daghlian, develop countless weapons of mass destruction. The super-scientists also delve into other aspects of fringe sciences such as other-dimension worlds, teleportation, and an update on the "brain in the jar." In this first chapter of the surprise-filled tale, the scientists and their backgrounds are introduced as are their missions. Though Hickman does a fantastic job of displaying the varied personalities and complex storylines, the focal point of The Manhattan Projects Volume 1: Science. Bad. is the slow reveal of the world's secret history. Pitarra's and Bellair's art compliment and often enhance the complex ideas.

Mar 07, 2013
  • rparity rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Fantastic science-themed alternative reality story line featuring Feynman, Einstein, Oppenheimer, and Yuri.

Feb 19, 2013
  • rene1951 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Definitely not what I expected: the story of the making of the atomic bomb in the 1940s. Instead I got a pulp era mad scientist SF story. A bit confusing. Might get clearer with more volumes in the series

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