11th of May, 2016 (Wednesday)
11th of May, 2016 (Wednesday)
Did you know that you can actually survive that sort of thing? Very rare, but it has been known to happen.
So the only survivor there is clueless and still suspects cloning. Love that. I wonder if she finds a time travel watch.
Welp, my fault from 2 pages back.
Well, I feel that the following word fits everything that is going on this page.
You know, somehow I am much more pleased with this outcome than if Eos had saved him.
welp... my name now becomes appropriate.
This is why I always leave the safety on when I set down my THOOM rifle.
I am actually stunned into silence O_O
I just noticed that both Eos and Rothwell are lefties
Additionally, based on where the bolt went through Rothwell, he may not be dead. It is in the upper right torso, through and through if it's a projectile. Additionally, if it's really hot, it may have cauterized the wound. However, perhaps pure heat trauma may kill him still.
At any rate, I'm excited to see Eos's reaction/confrontation of Rothwell.
Me, not you
Well then. He did make his intention somewhat clear in the last several pages. I wonder if Eos pushed him into a corner with confrontation. That said, Everett was probably right and Charlie was from another branching reality. So Sam is probably okay. Or the story is over. :0
So... Ash never had a single friend :'(
The THOOM heard 'round the universe.
So... is Sam going to disappear now?
Why would you shoot your hostage with a bullet trajectory aimed at your own head? Better question, why shoot your human shield?
that kiwi guy
holy..............fucking...............shit.................you better write yourself out of this or...bad things will happen...
Last strip Eos told Roswell to stop and he replies, "I can not." He's compelled, or even programmed. I'm thinking he may be a machine.
And the whole thing has the attention of the authorities now.
Noooooooo!!!!!!! Is Charlie ok??
Sam... Charlie... ;_; Everyone they knew and interacted with...
Come on, time traveller who saved Charlie the first time! We need a deus ex machina here!
WOW... um. I have no words...no words. @ WHAT!!! : I don't think Charlie survived that shot. There appears to be a body lying on the ground in the fourth panel when Eos fired the weapon.
.......if you killed Charlie, Tober, I will actually cry
Welp.... that went poorly.
It's remotely possible to survive a gun shot like what Charlie just sustained. The odds though.. aren't good.
Rothwell's dead if he's any sort of human, that shot placement would mess up his heart and the lower part of his bronchial tube, along with his spinal column. Very toast. Much dead.
What are people talking about (with Rothwell)? That trajectory looks more like it missed or grazed his upper right shoulder (at least to me). I can see why some are saying what they are but to me it appears to move too high and pass to his right.
I mean maybe I'm wrong, the whiteout makes it possible and I could be biased because for the last few pages when people talked about Eos grabbing the future rifle I was skeptical about her ability to fire it with any sort of proficiency and her grip here is terrible for the shape of the rifle and the recoil (if there is recoil which the sonic thoom suggests) would tear it from her hands and ruin her aim. It just doesn't seem feasible for it to hit the guy in the center of the chest as she would be hoping to.
Also, Charlie is dead. Wah (T_T)
Not to say if it turned out she has shot him and eventually we find out she's just a human (@John previously gave me cause to question) I'll be put out. Not to say that. I can accept the hero comes with weapon profficiencies and luck, just at present it would seem wierd as so far, besides one/two instances of time travel the author has kept a reasonable world of regular science.
This makes me regret my Deductive powers from the last two comics :"(
Considering his positioning in panel 3, I'd say he was hit on the right side. It may have taken out a lung, if he has them, but I think it was higher then that.
The noise is more likely the sound of the molecules in the atmosphere fissioning explosively. If it had any recoil, Eos would likely be dead in panel 4.
What I want to know is what happened on the opposite shore?
As for Charlie, I've gone thru a dozen theories already. Damn you, Tober.
Good job. You killed your only hostage...
The only thing missing from the THOOM rifle was an ominous hum.
I'm just not sure it was the socks that were blood splattered.
As far as retaliation goes, too much is never enough, so Eos did the right thing, just not enough of it. How is Sam going to take it?
Page 379, Eos is on the phone to someone. Backup?
The flow of the panels is a bit confusing to me. Blood on Rockwell's face in third panel indicates he's already been shot, but THEN Ash fires the ray gun last. And I think the body on the ground is Charlie who got shoved/dived for cover before the shootout. Maybe Charlie was able to deflect the gun a bit and have Rockwell shoot himself in the shoulder first, giving Charlie a chance to dive for cover before Ash fired. Not sure.
Some Physicist Guy
@Rick: That's Charlie's blood on his face.
@Tundra: I agree, looks like his should. I assumed the beam and Thoom was an energy weapon, in which case a beam the size of your fist, even in the shoulder, would cause catastrophic damage, maybe not enough to kill him, but that's got to hurt.
@ERA: Waylander is right, under the skull like that, survivability is pretty low. Usually when you hear of someone surviving a shot to the head it's coming from the front or side and curve of the skill deflects it enough to stop it form killing. Or, When someone attempts to eat a bullet, they angle to low and to the side passes out through the back of the cheek or jaw.
It might be survivable, but it probably wouldn't be him anymore. Looks rather like he blew the top of the poor boy's head off.
From the flash of light, and big sound it might be a hypervelocity round. If it is, Rockwell is toast. The energy from that kind of impact to any part of his torso would make hamburger of him, and the hydrostatic shock would probably turn his organs into a nasty substance resembling jelly.
Perhaps the THOOOM-gun is a time-altering weapon that will save our Charlie?
Gosh I want a Thoom Rifle.
There are a TON of things to love about this page... but for me, it's the way the rifle shot passes through it's own sound effect. :D
Also, hella ballsy move to kill/seriously injure your (apparent?) protagonist. Great writing and art so far, and I have NO doubt the story will just keep getting better.
It's worse than that, he's dead, Jim, dead!
It's going to be a long time until Friday . . .
but are his socks splattered
I would guess that Eos here is some sort of time traveling version of Eos, either that or she's a whole lot more than the kid she used to be.
Wait guys this is a time travel comic they can go back and save Charlie!!
... what ... just ... happened .... ?
WRONG HIM, WROOONG HIIIIM, WHAT THE FUCK
I'm glad that someone has had the cajones to actually kill off the lead character (probably). I actually hope Charlie is dead just so that we can see how such a huge twist pans out.
@RageChick - don't tell everyone:)
Also, he shot Charlie and pannel 4 is shooting at EOS, 5 is her returning fire... I think.
12th of May, 2016 (Thursday)
Congratulations Eos, even if Charlie somehow survived bullet to the brain, you just fried him to dust... :'(
@Versi: I agree... What happens to Sam? Is he gone and forgotten? As if he died at age 11? Does this whole chapter in his life end or, is both Sam and Charlie stuck in an endless time loop...forever re-living these events for all eternity...? Stay tuned for the next exciting episode...:'Talk about bad timing or, The journey ends.'
. . . And now we start back on page one and see if time iterates differently this time . . .
I enjoyed everyone's freaked out comments though.
*Clap* *Clap* *Clap* *Clap* *Clap* Now that's entertainment.
Perhaps she has powers we don't know about and can save Charlie
Holy sh*t! That is intense! Wondering what the "THOOOM" belongs to? The giant future rifle or is it the time travel watch or something else?
So today the main characters of two comics i'm reading are shot with the same sound effect. The other is "Jonny Crossbones".
Tober is TROLLING us! ... "and Charlie heard voices ... 'Are you okay, kid?' 'That ball really hit you in the head pretty hard! You were out for 5 minutes.' Charlie realizes that he's still in the park where he was riding his bike. It was all a dream!" :P
Tobers new comic : brain splattered suits.
OH MY GOD! YOU KILLED KENNY! Er, Charlie.
Oh gosh. Ohhhh gosh. Oh my goodness. Oh my god. Nonononono. Im not okay with this.
13th of May, 2016 (Friday)
Wow - intense.
A lot of people were so shocked by the comic that they don't understand the flow of events today - I think they are in denial. Sometimes it's not clear - but today it is pretty clear what happened (or what we are supposed to think happened.) 1. Rothwell has gun under Charlie. 2. Rothwell Shoots Charlie. This panel is EOS watching Charlie get shot. (Bullet does not hit Rothwell - it goes to the right of his head.) 3. Blood spatter is from Charlie's fatal head shot. Rothwell aims at EOS. 4. EOS shoots at Rothwell with future THOOM rifle.
No mystery - yet. Just shock.
15th of May, 2016 (Sunday)
THIS IS THE MOST COMMENTS I'VE EVER SEEN ON A PAGE & I'M SCREM BECAUSE NO OO O O CHARLIEEE
29th of May, 2016 (Sunday)
The Frog Master
30th of May, 2016 (Monday)
Yeah - Sorry just got caught up on this strip.
Very good comic strip.
11th of June, 2016 (Saturday)
Time to become a different Chrono Assassin and stop Tober from making this page.
16th of July, 2016 (Saturday)
I CAN'T BELIEVE YOU DONE THIS.
I'M SO MAD I CAN'T EVEN USE GRAMMAR CORRECTLY.
TAKE IT BACK
I DON'T APPROVE OF THIS AT ALL
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