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Physics in Comics: Home

An Exhibit Exploring Science Fact and Science Fiction in Comics & Graphic Novels

Physics in Comics: The Exhibit


Decorative. Book covers

Founders Gallery

Main Floor

Founders Memorial Library

November 2021-January 2022

Superhero Science on the Page

Cover image of Superman #1. Superman lifting a car above his head.

This display celebrates two things.   

Comics and Science 

This is where science appears in Comic books as part of the story.


Science Education and Comics

This is when comic books are created and used as a tool to teach science.


Contact persons: Meredith Ayers,, (815 )753-1872 or Junlin Pan,, (815) 753-0530.