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It’s just a Jump to the Left

It’s Just a Jump to the Left Time Travel, it’s the dream right? Now where do I go from here? See, this is a loaded subject with tons of different thoughts and conjectures (and I don’t know that I plan to answer anything). The simple thing, of course, is it …

Echoes of Thunder

Echoes of Thunder

Echoes of Thunder “The Sound of Thunder” is probably one of the first stories written by Ray Bradbury I have ever read. I can’t remember the grade I was in when I read it but it was part of the readings for the English class that year. This story has …

Determination

Determination

Determination The rise of graphic novels as a medium has brought some interesting changes to the view of comic books. They are more than just superheroes (I know, I keep saying that). Case in point, I ran across a collection of Ray Bradbury stories that had been made into a …

Determination

Chance Encounters

Chance Encounters The story “Picasso Summer” is a Ray Bradbury story that I found in the graphic novel The best of Bradbury. The speculative nature of this story has nothing to do with speculative fiction. Instead it is an idea, what happens when you encounter your idol? The storyline is …