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Marvel’s world-famous Cinematic Universe is set in an alternate reality called Earth 616. My new book, The Secret Origin of Earth 616, reveals how it came to be. I always wanted to be a writer for Marvel comics when I … Continue reading
Hi, dear reader I know I said in previous posts that my book The Secret Origin of Earth 616 would be out by now. But I had a “hold” put on it by Marvel. They wanted their name removed from … Continue reading
Just over 30 minutes into the movie Spider-Man: Far From Home, Mysterio tells Spider-Man that we live in a multiverse. “This is Earth dimension 616. I’m from Earth 833.” Hoo boy, as Stan Lee used to say. I got a … Continue reading
I been working or a book about Marvel’s Earth 616. The working title is The Secret Origin of Marvel’s Earth-616 (the Marvel Cinematic Universe) or Alternate Universes and Why To Make Them. You can buy it here. Here is the … Continue reading
This is the third in a series of three posts about climate fiction. You can find the first here and the second here. If a citizen living in pre-20th century Britain were to be told that in the future they … Continue reading
This is number two in a series of three blog posts about climate fiction around the following discussion to be held at the Life Centre, Newcastle on 14 September 2022: https://www.life.org.uk/events/cli-fi. Read the first post here. Humanity – and I … Continue reading
I’m David Thorpe, a writer of climate fiction amongst other things, including lots of academic books and articles on climate change, but I’m probably best known for my work for Marvel comics. I wrote a comic book in 1990 for … Continue reading