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Jim Ottaviani

3.78 of 5 Votes: 5
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Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas (2013)
3.79 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I have most of the same reactions as the other critical comments. Too many omissions - some annoying (the irritating substance Biruté sits in), others jarring (the death of Diane Fossey) - and uncritical presentation of certain issues, namely how Leakey recruits these women. On t...
Feynman (2011)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I really loved this book, it is funny, captivating, thought provoking and (mostly) easy to understand due to its format as a comic book instead of plain text. The main character, Richard Feynman, is a Nobel prize winning scientist in the field of physics with a sense of humor to ...
T-Minus: The Race to the Moon (2009)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I enjoyed the change to black and white although I hadn't really acknowledged the binary color scheme till the near end. Surprisingly, patriotism and xenophobia were NOT major themes. A couple panels hinted towards challenging traditional patriarchal norms but that's it towards m...
Feynman - Ein Leben auf dem Quantensprung (2011)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: For a good informational comic I read Feynman. It's about a witty biology major professor Richard Feynman, who was a real scientist, lecturing a hall of students (I think college) about science and his life leading up to his career. He talks about his childhood and what got him i...
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