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Failure to Launch: A Tour of In poor health-Fated Futures



Failure to Launch: A Tour of In poor health-Fated Futures, presently being crowdfunded by Iron Circus, is a full shade 300+ web page comics assortment that is a “light-hearted, instructional have a look at unrealized technological and societal advances.”

Failure to Launch is a captivating challenge as a result of whereas we ceaselessly idolize pioneers, we overlook that lots of pioneers do not make it,” stated editor Kel McDonald. “I believe exhibiting the missteps and stumbles within the march of progress paints a extra full image of historical past. Concepts not often spring ahead absolutely fashioned and are instantly accepted. Each success discovered from those that got here earlier than. The luddites coated in ‘The First Union’ was step one for collective organizing. The thought for wind energy in ‘The Paradise Inside Attain of All Males’ was not possible however the concept is carried ahead and made actual by these coated in ‘The First Wind-Energy Revolution.’ Star Trek imagined a model of a number of innovations we now have. So even when they did not get there ultimately, they’ll nonetheless play a component in constructing a greater future, irrespective of how sick thought out, idealistic, or impractical they’re.”

Failure to Launch is Iron Circus Comics’ thirty-seventh crowdfunded challenge and is now crowdfunding on BackerKit.

Here’s a preview, an excerpt from “Lead Balloon” by Katie Tiedrich.



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