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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My question, and reason for a review – is it accurate and informative without being too technical? This book is about germs spreading and how they are made.

The Story of Life on Earth is highly recommended. Feb 25, Rachael rated it really liked it Shelves: This one is no exception. Zanimljiv strip gdje dr. If appropriate, I will post a book review. Really loved the well-drawn and well-plotted background story of a young alien prince and his father learning about Earthly evolution in hopes of saving their species.

I’m not sure that most teens would willingly pick this up for leisure reading, but it’s a great way to learn more about this area of teh while having a good laugh in the meantime! Kevin Cannon and Zander Cannonthe illustrators of numerous graphic novels and comic books, both live in Minneapolis.


Summary The graphic novel Evolution: Beautifully illustrated and nicely written. The illustrations by Kevin and Zander Cannon are superb, and make the subject come to life. Apr 15, Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Shelves: View all 3 comments. It reminds of Jeff Smith’s Bone and the character design of Owly.

I did like that they included a bit on lactose tolerance. Personally thought this was really good. It’s hard to imagine instructional science cartooning better than eatth.

Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth – Jay Hosler – Google Books

Evolution features the same characters introduced in the highly regarded The Stuff of Life: Evolution features the same characters introduced in the highly regarded The Stuff of Stkry It’s a great device for delivering what could otherwise be really dry material and it’s used to great effect. The book, like its predecessor, may be too dense with information-for instance, the 54 million years of the Cambrian period is covered in a mere six panels.

I just pre-ordered that sucker. I will be buying this book for my own personal use and as gifts for some curious minds on my Christmas list.

It gives an easy to read and fun explanation of how life evolved on the planet, it explains genetics, it explains random mutation, species, parasite, zygotes, and all of them easy to follow, as told by a very intelligent starfish-like creature sory his gelatinous king and bespeckled prince through a series of holograms. The later chapters picked up. There’s something I can’t pinpoint, but I’m reminded a little bit of Paul Chadwick’s art. A stody example of the educational potential of comics; strongly recommended for ages ten and up.


Evolution features the same characters introduced in the highly regarded The Stuff of Life: Hosler, Jay Jay S. I think it was okay it didn’t really impress me but it was good so the book was about these aliens talking about how the earth evolve in time I recommended this book to anyone who likes to know how the earth was made and the history.

Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth

There are plenty of things to make fun of plotwise and the segments of humor between the aliens may appeal to children but probably not anyone older than 10 or so. Best cover ever, in my opinion. Almost to the point of being overwhelming. THAT would be a fun evolution class…. Nov 12, Seth Saephan rated it really liked it. I found it to be highly accurate and informative. Presents accurate facts in a non-threatening way with lots of specific examples and reviews all the content at the end.

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