Edwin Morgan’s science fiction poem as a comic strip
This comic adaptation of Edwin Morgan’s The First Men on Mercury, by Glasgow-based design duo Metaphrog, was commissioned as part of an ASLS initiative to mark National Poetry Day in 2009. A learning and teaching resource for Scottish schools, it is reproduced here with kind permission.
‘The janitor probably figured he’d only have to scrub guts off one whiteboard this year’
‘It is moral courage as much as physical courage that wins the day for our young heroes’