Beyond the Scope

Beyond the Scope

By Max Easton (words) & Lizzie Nagy (artwork)

SftP Online
January 25, 2021


This comic was produced in collaboration with The Nib.

About the Author

Max Easton is a writer and former research scientist from Sydney, Australia. He holds a PhD in Chemistry with work focused in the fields of Green Chemistry and Battery Science, and is a volunteer Copy Editor with Science for the People magazine. His writing has appeared in publications such as the Sydney Review of BooksMeanjin, and The Lifted Brow, and he is the writer and host of the underground music podcast Barely Human. His first novel is due for publication in 2021 through Giramondo Books.

About the Artist

Lizzie Nagy is a Sydney-based comics maker and teacher, who loves to illustrate nonfiction best, because that’s where the good stories are. She likes amateur electronics and tries to solder things when she’s not busy drawing or teaching. Her work has been in The Lifted Brow and The Guardian.


Matteo Farinella (Lead Editor)
Emily Glaser (Editor at Large)
Zach Zill & Emma Harnisch (Technical Editors)
Eleri Harris (The Nib Editor)
Søren Hough & Matt Moss (SftP Online Editors)


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