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Surrogates, the (2005) [Graphic Novel]
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Series: Surrogates, the
Part: 1

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The year is 2054, and life is reduced to a data feed. The fusing of virtual reality and cybernetics has ushered in the era of the personal surrogate, android substitutes that let users interact with the world without ever leaving their homes. It's a perfect world, and it's up to Detectives Harvey Greer and Pete Ford of the Metro Police Department to keep it that way. But to do so they’ll need to stop a techno-terrorist bent on returning society to a time when people lived their lives instead of merely experiencing them.

The Surrogates is a story about progress and whether there exists a tipping point at which technological advancement will stop enhancing and start hindering our lives. It is also a commentary on identity, the Western obsession with physical appearance, and the growing trend to use science as a means of providing consumers with beauty on demand.

Original title: The Surrogates
Alternative titles: The Surrogates, Volume 1
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyGraphic Novels
FictionScience FictionTechnologyRobots, Androids, Cyborgs
FictionScience FictionMystery and Detectives

Edition #1: The Surrogates

The Surrogates (2005)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Illustrated by: Brett Weldele
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The Surrogates (2006)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Marietta, GA
Publisher: Top Shelf Productions
ISBN: 9781891830877
Pages: 158

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