Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow?

By Brian Fies Illustrator Brian Fies

Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow?

By Brian Fies Illustrator Brian Fies
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Spanning the period from the 1939 New York World's Fair to the last Apollo space mission in 1975, it is told through the eyes of a boy as he grows up in an era that was optimistic and ambitious, fueled by industry, engines, electricity, rockets, and the atom bomb. An insightful look at relationships and the promise of the future, award-winning author Brian Fies presents his story in a way that only comics and graphic novels can.

Interspersed with the comic book adventures of Commander Cap Crater (created by Fies to mirror the styles of the comics and the time periods he is depicting), and mixing art and historical photographs, this groundbreaking graphic novel is a lively trip through a half century of technological evolution. It is also a perceptive look at the changing moods of our nation, and the enduring promise of the future.


RL.9-10.2. Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

Product Details

  • Item #: NTS565628
  • ISBN13: 9780545656283
  • Format: Paperback Book
  • Pages: 208
  • Genre:
    Comic Books and Graphic Novels
  • Grades: 9 - 12
  • Lexile® Measure: GN830L
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level Y
  • DRA Level: 60
  • ACR Level: 5.2

Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow?

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