Kim Jong Il Comix #4
Kim Jong Il Comix #4 Everybody’s favorite dead dictator sure loved artillery North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Il died in 2011 after nearly two decades of of dangerously toying with nukes and pretty much wrecking his already-impoverished nation. But hey, he was good friends with China’s ruling oligarchy,... Read more
Kim Jong Il Comix #1
Kim Jong Il Comix #1 Everybody’s favorite dead dictator sure loved tunnels North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Il died in 2011 after nearly two decades of of dangerously toying with nukes and pretty much wrecking his already-impoverished nation. But hey, he was good friends with China’s ruling oligarchy,... Read more
Kim Jong Il Comix #2
Kim Jong Il Comix #2 Everybody’s favorite dead dictator sure loved warplanes North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Il died in 2011 after nearly two decades of of dangerously toying with nukes and pretty much wrecking his already-impoverished nation. But hey, he was good friends with China’s ruling oligarchy,... Read more
Kim Jong Il Comix #3
Kim Jong Il Comix #3 Everyboy’s favorite dead dictator sure loved missiles North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Il died in 2011 after nearly two decades of of dangerously toying with nukes and pretty much wrecking his already-impoverished nation. But hey, he was good friends with China’s ruling oligarchy,... Read more
Rebels Versus Killer Copters in Bloody Eastern Congo
Rooivalk copter. VEC Engineering Consultancy photo Rebels Versus Killer Copters in Bloody Eastern Congo South African firepower primed for civil war intervention A tenuous peace collapsed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on July 14. Rebels from the M23 movement and government troops opened fire on each other with... Read more
Boom!

Boom!

Uncategorized July 12, 2013 0

Boom! Blown to Hell in Afghanistan—a true story from 2011 by David Axe, with art by Ryan Alexander-Tanner Read more
The Navy’s Killer Drone Totally Has a Mind of Its Own
A new era in aviation dawned when the U.S. Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System armed drone demonstrator completed its first-ever arrested landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush off the Virginia coast Wednesday. After completing a second autonomous arrested landing on the nuclear-powered carrier, the 60-foot-wingspan... Read more
We Almost Had a Giant Robot Spy Blimp
The Army’s dream was a fantastical one. Build a 300-foot-long, helium-filled, pilotless airship, pack it with sophisticated sensors and other spy gear and park it over the remotest, most dangerous region of Afghanistan, where it would hover for three weeks at a time beyond the range of enemy gunfire,... Read more
We Now Know EXACTLY How Much Ass the Navy’s New Killer Drone Will Kick
a Navy Drone demonstrator in may. Navy photo We Now Know EXACTLY How Much Ass the Navy’s New Killer Drone Will Kick 1,000 pounds over 2,000 miles, is how much  The U.S. Navy is working on a radar-evading, armed, jet-propelled, highly autonomous drone warplane able to take off of... Read more
Warner Brothers photo According to writer Matthew Gault, Kal-El’s relationship with the armed forces is … complicated In last month’s blockbuster Man of Steel, Superman proudly fights alongside the U.S. Army and Air Force against the marauding forces of General Zod. But Superman has not always been so cozy with the... Read more
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