One Hitler at a Time by Adam | Feb 20, 2014 | 44 comments Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) 44 Comments BugFanNo1Million on February 20, 2014 at 12:03 am That first panel is absurdly comical! Reply Rhea on February 20, 2014 at 12:23 am I think Doctor Who summed it up when River Song said, “You’ve got a time machine, I’ve got a gun… What the hell! Let’s kill Hitler!” Reply Ultimate Yes America 6-5000: The Movie on February 20, 2014 at 1:04 am If I had a time machine, I would get my Beatles records signed, then come back to this time and sell them for top dollar. Because I am a douche. Reply Lestes on February 20, 2014 at 2:25 am I’d buy a cubic metre of aluminium, and then go back in time to sell it a couple of hundred years ago when aluminium was worth it’s weight in gold. Reply VaguelyCreepy on February 20, 2014 at 3:41 am Yeah, but when you sold it, you’d get paid in back-then money at back-then rates. In order to make a profit without having to stay in sucky back-then times, you’d have to buy bonds or something and then seal them away where no one else could find them, then cash them in in the present. Of course, I’m sure I’m overlooking a much simpler solution. Reply adinfinitumspero on February 20, 2014 at 4:20 am sell it, then buy gold. Reply Majdan on February 20, 2014 at 7:58 am Or just TRADE it for gold… Reply Tom on February 21, 2014 at 8:44 am Why not go back in time and buy a lottery ticket?… Reply TaishiEa on February 20, 2014 at 1:20 am why not help him graduate art school. Reply VaguelyCreepy on February 20, 2014 at 3:48 am Might be worth a shot. Even if it didn’t work, we’d at least have a chance at their symbol being something more aesthetically pleasing in our history books than that boring swastika. Maybe a nice Bob Ross-esque landscape… Reply Jeremy T on February 20, 2014 at 9:25 am ANGRY MURDEROUS CLOUDS. MANIACAL LOOMING MIGHTY TREES. Reply Kilby on February 20, 2014 at 5:34 am After that, you should also go back and help Fidel succeed on his tryout with the Washington Senators. Reply *Insert Name Here* on July 21, 2016 at 1:56 am Or help Stalin get admitted to the clergy. Reply Jenny on February 20, 2014 at 3:14 am The second panel pretty much sums it up. If Hitler had a gravestone, it would probably have been the most pissed-on in history. As it is, the guy had his grave desecrated a probably record amount of times, having been re-buried 8 times, and his remains finally exhumed, crushed and burned by the KGB. I take it every time he was disinterred, there must have been at least one or two people interested in spitting on his corpse… Reply VaguelyCreepy on February 20, 2014 at 3:44 am I love the way Bug is somehow holding an Uzi casually and hatefully at the same time. It tickles my funny bone just right. Reply RAAAH on February 20, 2014 at 5:46 am It’s funny that no one wants to kill ghengis khan Reply Thorbjørn on February 20, 2014 at 6:17 am That’s because Ghengis sired so many offspring (okay, he just raped a lot of women) that he might be your ancestor. Who wants to go back in time and kill their whole family tree? Reply AckAckAck on February 21, 2014 at 5:07 am Also the Mongol is kind of a reminder toward European kingdoms and the Turks that they are not the center of the world and stop being arrogant jackholes. If Mongol meant it, they can crush the entire European kingdoms and Middle East in one single sweep. Reply Adam on February 20, 2014 at 7:43 am Ha! Good point. Reply Lancinator on February 20, 2014 at 6:00 am Here’s the ultimate problem with killing Hitler http://www.tor.com/stories/2011/08/wikihistory “Take it easy on the kid… everybody kills Hitler on their first trip. I did.” I love this short story. L Reply Odo Shortwick on February 20, 2014 at 9:23 am Ha! That’s amusing. Especially at the end where the one person went back and accidentally killed his own relative. I read another time traveling story where Hitler was killed off pre-WW2. In the story a scientist/doctor, who would have been enslaved by the German forces, was working on a vaccine for polio and ended up making a super-bug instead. 60% of the world was wiped out and majority of the technological advancements never occurred. Reply LanceThruster on February 21, 2014 at 1:37 pm This is such a great staple for any thread dealing with Der Führer and time travel. Thanks for digging it up. Reply RIK on March 5, 2014 at 5:06 am Technically, it’s DEM Führer. This is DER Führer. We are shooting DEN Führer. We have dealt with DEM Führer. Look at the blood DES Führers. This concludes today’s lesson on grammatically correct assassinations. Reply LanceThruster on June 3, 2014 at 11:43 am TYVM! xD Reply Lancinator on February 20, 2014 at 6:23 am I never thought that story could be bettered – I just ran across this Scalzi short and just about laughed myself into a coronary. http://subterraneanpress.com/magazine/winter_2007/fiction_missives_from_possible_futures_1_alternate_history_search_results_b L Reply AckAckAck on February 21, 2014 at 5:13 am You make me almost pee my pants laughing! Reply DaveDell on February 20, 2014 at 8:42 am Ah, the endless debate. If Hitler had success as an artist would the 3rd Reich have come into existence? Or would some other man (sorry ladies – the times being what they were…) have taken much the same role in History? Reply DaveDell on February 20, 2014 at 8:45 am Oh, there’s still Nazi’s around. Grammar Nazi’s… http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/grammar-nazi/photos Reply Skeleton on February 20, 2014 at 9:33 am I used to be one of those. Reply wingspin on February 20, 2014 at 9:06 am Adam, you missed a real opportunity for a “Calvin and Hobbes-esque” Bug peeing on Hitler’s tomb in the second frame. I can appreciate that you are original… but I’d love a Bug window sticker anyway… I’d feel so superior to all those other comic-lovers on the road. Reply BugFanNo1Million on February 20, 2014 at 2:53 pm The stickers of Calvin urinating were never created or approved by Bill Watterson. Reply AckAckAck on February 21, 2014 at 6:46 am Also a proof that Bill was right. He never give right to merchandise C&H because he knew it will be ruined as soon as opportunist assholes get its paw on it. Reply YouDolt on February 20, 2014 at 9:24 am The trees aren’t happy enough, Hitler. THEY AREN’T F—ING HAPPY ENOUGH! Reply Jim on February 20, 2014 at 10:07 am Hitler *singing*: How could zis happen to me? Reply Null on February 20, 2014 at 11:35 am Ok I’ve got to admit, I’ve thought of the McDonalds thing too. Reply Adam on February 20, 2014 at 12:21 pm I know, right? I bet they tasted amazing and real. Reply Mike on February 20, 2014 at 12:50 pm Interesting the choice of an Israeli weapon in the last panel, don’t know if that was intention, but well played sir! Reply Adam on February 20, 2014 at 6:43 pm I just like drawing Uzis. Reply Jeff Clough on February 21, 2014 at 9:50 am IN NO WAY A DEFENSE OF HITLER….but there have been a LOT of jackholes in history who’ve killed off tons of their people. Idi Amin Pol Pot Stalin Mao… But yeah…time machine = go kill Hitler. Can’t believe Marty McFly didn’t take care of that first! Reply Blubber on February 21, 2014 at 11:48 pm He did in back to the future I in the original script. But they had to change the story because when there is someone who goes back in time and kills Hitler the writers can’t write anithing else than that something eaven worst happend… But really, STOP going back to kill Hitler, Father Time is probably really pissed already. Don’t meke him stick us in one of the altenatives! Reply ADHadh on February 21, 2014 at 1:04 pm Hitler’s art wasn’t that bad, but it wasn’t outstanding either. Barely something you’d buy off of an artist in an European city street. Nothing to riddle people with holes about. Reply LanceThruster on February 21, 2014 at 1:41 pm And yet “Blitler” is a lovable if eccentric character. http://www.tangulls.com/myrtle-manor-on-the-soap-tv-show-video-jessica-taylor-and-marvin-aka-blitler/ Go figure. Reply Mental Mouse on February 25, 2014 at 7:42 am And the more basic problem with killing Hitler — It not only wouldn’t stop WWII, it might let someone more competent run Germany: http://www.theguardian.com/science/brain-flapping/2014/feb/21/time-travellers-kill-adolf-hitler Reply GuesssWho on October 5, 2014 at 6:36 am Really, just paint something that isn’t bucolic German farm scenes for once. Reply Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.