"Eat flaming death, EBCDIC users!" Prescient techno-fear! Disgruntled former Digital Equipment Corporation employee Charles Andres dreamed up this hyper-strange anachronistic whirl of primitive cartoon insanity! The initial Underground strip was distributed amongst the early tech industry in the late 1970s. This edition of CPU Wars presents a collection of Andres' strips.
Comics in very-fine/near-mint condition.
Very large format.
Printed in 1980. Supplies limited.
CPU Wars /C-P-U worz/ /n./ A 1979 large-format comic by Chas Andres chronicling the attempts of the brainwashed androids of IPM (Impossible to Program Machines) to conquer and destroy the peaceful denizens of HEC (Human Engineered Computers). ... It is alleged that the author subsequently received a letter of appreciation on IBM company stationery from the head of IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Laboratories (then, as now, one of the few islands of true hackerdom in the IBM archipelago). The lower loop of the B in the IBM logo, it is said, had been carefully whited out.