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Leap Into The Future
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Author:  suebutcher [ Tue May 30, 2017 6:35 am ]
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Any info on this strip, which was drawn by Gerry Wood and published in World Of Wonder? Was it a science fiction serial?

Author:  philcom55 [ Tue May 30, 2017 12:31 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Leap Into The Future

Steve Holland scanned the whole series for his Bear Alley blog. You should be able to see it here: ... e%20Future

Author:  suebutcher [ Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:06 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Leap Into The Future

Thanks, Phil, that's the one. My school library had WOW, and the main reason I remember this is because I had no idea what "enzymes" were. Something like LSD, maybe? I'm actually surprised that time travel via drugs was still considered a suitable subject for juvenile fiction in 1970!

Author:  philcom55 [ Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:47 pm ]
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It's interesting that Daphne du Maurier's 1969 novel The House on the Strand also deals with the subject of time travel via mind altering drugs. I guess it must have been an idea that was 'in the air' at the time.

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