ENIAC #1
Written by  MATT KINDT // Art by DOUG BRAITHWAITE // Colors by DIEGO RODRIGUEZ
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Written by MATT KINDT // Art by TOMAS GIORELLO // Colors by DIEGO RODRIGUEZ
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Cover by LEWIS LAROSA with LAURA MARTIN
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At the height of World War II, the world’s most ingenious minds began a race to create a super-weapon capable of ending the war with the push of a button. One of those projects gave us the atom bomb…and another produced the world’s first supercomputer: ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) — an immeasurably complex mathematical model that targeted the Axis war machine by calculating missile trajectories and troop deployments.

Everybody knows that. It’s real-life American history.

Or so we were told.

On August 6th, 1945, the United States dropped the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima.

Three days later, a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki… Only President Truman wasn’t the one who gave order.

It was ENIAC.

In the Allies’ determination to end the war, they had accidentally created the world’s first autonomous machine intelligence…which had quickly deduced that one bomb wouldn’t be enough.

But ENIAC’s real plan was only just beginning…

 

For more on ENIAC – coming soon from BAD IDEA:

“Matt Kindt on his new sci-fi project, ENIAC, part of new publisher Bad Idea’s launch slate”
SYFY WIRE

“The original A.I. shifts the course of history in this first look at Bad Idea’s ENIAC”
 THE A.V CLUB

“ENIAC: Bad Idea’s Kindt & Braithwaite on What Sets Their New Comic Apart”
CBR

“Bad Idea releases details on their first title, ENIAC by Kindt and Braithwaite”
THE BEAT

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