This does seem to be the season for Apocalypses.
They're like buses. You wait ages for one, and three show up at one. In order of destructiveness then:
I've just finished reading The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse by Robert Rankin. Very funny, and surprisingly clever, but ultimately only threatened the inhabitants of it's strange illogical, well thought out little universe.
Next up, deep time have just set off a bomb to re-write history in a way of their own choosing, across many, but not quite all, timelines. Our heros have tried to escape using a risky manoeuvre concocted by a machine descended from a spambot
Go have a look at the homepage for Starslip crisis
It's brilliant! The whole page has been utterly ripped apart!
Last, but not least, a whole bunch of time travel stories have culminated in 13 paradoxes occurring in the closing weeks of 2008 in various Irregular Webcomic
strips, taking down every one of the different themes' universes.
The last two weeks'
worth of strips have been a fantastic response to that.
He's asked before if 4 black squares can be a comic
. This is taking that question to the next level. Can a blank white rectangle be a comic? How about two weeks of colour swatches? I think the answer's yes, and I have actually really enjoyed these last two weeks.Cross posted to Snarkoleptics