Re: Why is humor lacking in so much modern sci-fi?
The highest-grossing film of 2012 was a science fiction adventure film -- The Avengers
. I don't think anyone would argue The Avengers
lacks for comedy.
"Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism, as I understand it." - George Orwell, 1946