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September 12th, 2010
Episode 157 of 303 episodes
In keeping with a tradition of highlighting artists, illustrators and film-makers who are bringing great stories of science to their genres, this week Skepticality is pleased to welcome James Lu Dunbar, author and illustrator of an educational series of graphic novels about the history of the universe targeted at children of all ages entitled The Universe Verse. Swoopy chats with Jamie about the process of creating this series of self-published books, and how the second book in the series It's Alive!, about evolution, is being funded by supporters via donations on Kickstarter.com.