Nobrow Press, 9781907704703, 144pp.
Publication Date: April 15, 2014
Do you know what your brain is made of? How does memory function? What is a neuron and how does it work? For that matter what's a comic? And in the words of Lewis Carroll's famous caterpillar: "Who are "you"?"
"Neurocomic" is a journey through the human brain: a place of neuron forests, memory caves, and castles of deception. Along the way, you'll encounter Boschean beasts, giant squid, guitar-playing sea slugs, and the great pioneers of neuroscience. Hana Ro and Matteo Farinella provide an insight into the most complex thing in the universe.Produced in association with the Wellcome Trust, one of the world's largest medical charitiesA superb introduction to the complexities of the brain for the laymanHigh production values, FSC paper stock, and foil embossed cover
Hana Ro, PhD, is a neuroscientist from Oxford University, England.
Matteo Farinella, PhD, is an illustrator specializing in graphic journalism and scientific illustration. Farinella received a PhD in neuroscience from University College London in 2013.
About the Author
Matteo Farinella divides his life between art and science, working towards a PhD in neuroscience at University College London by day and drawing comics at night. He often combines the two in graphic journalism and scientific illustrations. Neurocomic is his first graphic novel and neuroscience his subject of choice.