The Electric Ant is a graphic novel based on Philip K. Dick’s science fiction short story that came out in 1969. It is about Garson Poole an “electricant”, i.e., an organic robot who appears like a human being. He comes to know that he is a robot when he loses his hand due to a flying-car-crash.3.9/5. Jun 18, 2014 · The Electric Ant. It can now be found in The Eye of the Sibyl and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 225–239. Plot Summary Garson Poole wakes up in a hospital bed, after having lost his hand and suffered massive injuries in a massive traffic accident. He talks with Louis Danceman who runs Poole’s factory Tri-Plans when he is absent.
Jun 11, 2018 · The Electric Ant is a science fiction short story by American writer Philip K. Dick. It was first published in Fantasy and Science Fiction magazine in Skip to main content. Philip K. Dick's Electric Ant #1 book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Garson Poole had a pretty great life: good job, nic 3.7/5.