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PSYCHIATRIST: YOU SEEM TO BE COMING ALONG QUITE WELL

WITH YOUR ANGER MANAGEMENT.

THANKS, DOC.

SINCE I GAVE UP TRYING TO RULE CYBERSPACE,

I'VE BEEN DOING MY BEST TO AVOID NEGATIVE FEELINGS.

BUT EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE

I GET A TEENSY BIT ANGRY

WHEN I THINK ABOUT HOW I GAINED,

THEN LOST CONTROL OF CYBERSPACE...

DON'T FORGET TO BREATHE.

AND HOW I ALMOST DESTROYED MOTHERBOARD

ONCE AND FOR ALL...

BUT DIDN'T QUITE GET IT RIGHT!

SORRY, DOC.

THAT'S OK.

JUST SAY BYE-BYE TO YOUR ANGER.

BYE, BYE, ANGER.

ARE YOU DOING YOUR ART?

YES.

I JUST FINISHED A STATUE OF ME

AS KING TUT.

I BROUGHT A MINI VERSION OF IT

JUST FOR YOU.

WHY, THANK YOU VERY MUCH, HACKER.

WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH YOUR ART?

GIVING IT AWAY, OF COURSE.

I HOPE SOMEDAY TO HAVE A SCULPTURE ON EVERY CYBERSITE

TO HELP MAKE CYBERSPACE A HAPPIER PLACE TO LIVE!

DIGIT: GO AHEAD, CASTLEBLANCA,

WHAT'S YOUR PROBLEM?

YOU LOST POWER, TOO?

HOLD ON, I'LL POWER YOU UP.

POWER CENTRAL.

BINKY?

DON'T TELL ME-- NO POWER, RIGHT?

HANG ON!

PYRAMIDA...PYRAMIDA...

C'MON, WHERE ARE YOU?!

AH, HERE YOU ARE.

GLAD THAT'S OVER.

MOTHERBOARD: DIGIT, ARE YOU THERE?

DIGIT: YEAH, I'M HERE!

I'M FILLIN' IN FOR A DAY. "NOTHIN'S GONNA HAPPEN,"

THAT'S WHAT YOU SAID.

JUST A REGULAR, NORMAL DAY AT THE POWER STATION!

DIGIT!

WHAT?

GET A GRIP!

SORRY.

MOTHERBOARD: HELP ON THE WAY.

MOTHERBOARD!

JACKIE: HEY, DIDGE!

INEZ: WHAT'S UP?

EARTHLIES, AM I GLAD YOU'RE HERE!

SITES HAVE BEEN LOSING POWER ALL DAY!

EVERYBODY'S COMPLAINING!

AND THESE GRAPHS THAT SHOW POWER USAGE ON THE SITES

ARE ALL KAFLOOEY!

KAFLOOEY HOW?

LOOK...

THIS IS CASTLEBLANCA NORMAL, OK?

THIS IS CASTLEBLANCA TODAY--

NOT NORMAL!

SEE THE DIFFERENCE?

JACKIE: I CAN SEE A DIFFERENCE, ALL RIGHT,

BUT WHAT DO THESE GRAPHS TELL US?

THEY KEEP TRACK OF TWO THINGS.

THIS SCALE ON THE GRAPH SHOWS

HOW MUCH POWER THE SITE IS USING.

AND THIS SCALE SHOWS THE TIME OF DAY.

HOW MUCH POWER IS BEING USED

AND THE TIME IT'S BEING USED.

GOT IT!

OK, ON A NORMAL DAY IN CASTLEBLANCA,

THE LINE STARTS HERE AT ZERO IN THE MORNING,

THEN EASES UP AS EVERYONE STARTS TO USE POWER,

AND LEVELS OFF DURING THE DAY.

STEADY POWER: FLAT LINE.

BINGO! AT THE END OF THE DAY

WHEN EVERYONE STOPS USING POWER,

THE LINE SLIDES ALL THE WAY BACK TO ZERO--

WHERE IT STARTED.

BUT THIS GRAPH OF CASTLEBLANCA TODAY

TELLS A TOTALLY DIFFERENT STORY!

YOU CAN TELL JUST BY LOOKING AT IT

THAT SOMETHING WEIRD HAPPENED.

THE LINE STARTS OUT THE SAME AS THE SITE POWERS UP...

THEN LEVELS OFF AT 4 MEGAWATTS

LIKE IT'S SUPPOSED TO...

BUT LOOK HERE!

SOMETHING HAPPENED AT 9:00

TO MAKE THE POWER LINE DROP

ALL THE WAY BACK DOWN TO ZERO!

9! THAT'S WHEN THE POWER WENT POOF!

MATT: IT STAYED OUT FOR A WHILE,

CAUSE THIS LINE STAYS FLAT AT ZERO

FROM 9:00 TO 11:00.

INEZ: THEN AT 11:00, THE LINE GOES BACK UP FAST!

THAT'S WHEN I SWITCHED THE POWER BACK ON!

JACKIE: THEN THE LINE STAYS FLAT FOR THE REST OF THE DAY.

SO THE POWER STAYED ON,

AND EVERYTHING WAS A-OK.

BUT EVERYTHING WASN'T A-OK

ON THE OTHER CYBERSITES.

THE POWER'S BEEN GOIN' ON AND OFF

ALL DAY, ALL OVER THE PLACE!

SO...SOMETHING OUT THERE IS CAUSING BLACKOUTS.

WE BETTER CHECK IT OUT!

TWO-HEADED SAMS: HMM...I DON'T KNOW.

TOO MODERNISTIC FOR ME.

TWO-HEADED SAMS 2: I LIKE THE SUBTLE ELEGANCE.

EXCUSE ME,

BUT COULD YOU PLEASE ANSWER SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT--WHOA!

WHERE'D THAT COME FROM?

TWO-HEADED SAMS 1: IT WAS A FREE GIFT FROM THE ARTIST.

TWO-HEADED SAMS 2: HACKER!

KIDS: HACKER?

SORRY TO BOTHER YOU,

BUT WHEN DID HACKER BRING THIS SCULPTURE HERE?

HE DID NOT.

BUZZ AND DELETE DID.

PLUGGED IT IN RIGHT THERE.

JACKIE: WHAT TIME WAS THAT?

FRANKENSTEIN: UMM...

SOMETIME THIS MORNING.

TWO-HEADED SAMS 1: CLOSE TO 8:00.

TWO-HEADED SAMS 2: NO WAY! IT WAS CLOSER TO 10:00.

BIG FOOTED HAIRY MONSTER: IT WAS EXACTLY 9:00!

I ALWAYS GET MY HAIR CUT AT 9:00.

DID ANYTHING UNUSUAL HAPPEN?

YEAH, THE POWER WENT OUT.

HOW LONG WAS THE POWER OUT?

MAYBE AN HOUR OR TWO.

THEN IT CAME BACK ON FOR THE REST OF THE DAY.

THANKS!

ARE YOU GUYS THINKING WHAT I'M THINKING?

THEIR STORY SOUNDS A LOT LIKE WHAT THE GRAPH SHOWS.

6:00 TO 8:00, SITE POWERS UP AS USUAL.

8:00 TO 9:00, FLAT LINE, POWER STEADY,

EVERYTHING FINE.

JACKIE: 9:00 A.M.,

BUZZ AND DELETE DELIVER THE SCULPTURE,

PLUG IT INTO THE GROUND, AND--BOOM!

THE POWER ZAPS OUT, LINE DROPS TO ZERO.

MATT: 9:00 TO 11:00, FLAT LINE, NO POWER!

THEN DIGIT RESETS THE BREAKER,

THE POWER COMES BACK,

AND STAYS STRONG ALL DAY.

EXACTLY THE SAME STORY!

JACKIE: HACKER, SCULPTURE, POWER FAILURE.

COINCIDENCE?

I DON'T THINK SO.

HACKER: AH, YES...

SOON ALL MY SCULPTURES WILL BE IN PLACE

AND SHINING ACROSS ALL OF CYBERSPACE.

HEY, THAT RHYMES.

MAYBE I'LL TRY POETRY NEXT.

HA! I DON'T BELIEVE IT!

HACKER REALLY THINKS HE'S AN ARTIST!

YEAH, A CON ARTIST!

THAT STATUE GIVES ME THE CREEPS.

SPEAKING OF CREEPS...

GET 'EM, DEEDEE!

YOU NOSEY, LITTLE NOBODYS!

ONCE AND FOR ALL I'M GOING TO

WELCOME YOU TO MY HUMBLE, BUT HOMEY ART STUDIO.

ALL: HUH?

GLAD TO SEE YOU.

WELCOME.

HI.

DON'T WORRY.

THE BOSS IS KIND AND SWEET

AND GENTLE, NOW.

HE'S NEW AND IMPROVED.

RIGHT, BOSS?

HACKER: MY MAIN INTEREST IS ART, NOT POWER.

YOU LIKE?

INEZ: I'D LIKE IT A LOT BETTER IF IT DIDN'T LOOK LIKE YOU.

I'LL PRETEND I DIDN'T HEAR THAT.

NOW, WHAT BRINGS YOU TO THE NORTHERN FRONTIER?

THIS!

HOW COME YOUR SCULPTURE BLEW OUT THE POWER

ON CASTLEBLANCA?!

WHAT?! A MERE CHANCE EVENT!

MY ART HAS BUT ONE POWER:

THE POWER TO MAKE OTHERS HAPPY!

HMM. WHAT'S THIS STUFF?

THESE DOTS ARE EXTREMELY RARE--

MY SECRET INGREDIENT.

THEY MAKE MY SCULPTURES... SPECIAL!

NOW, IF YOU DON'T MIND, I MUST GET BACK TO WORK.

DIGIT: I DON'T CARE WHAT HACKER SAYS.

WHEREVER BUZZ AND DELETE PLANTED ONE OF THOSE STATUES,

THE POWER TOOK A POWDER!

HERE, HERE, HERE, AND HERE!

MATT: SO THERE'S GOTTA BE A CONNECTION!

INEZ: YEAH, BUT WHAT?

DONE!

THE CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT OF MY ARTISTRY!

THE PERFECT MELDING OF ME AND ME!

DELETE: WHAT IS IT, BOSS?

HACKER AMPLIFICATION

BY STIMULATED EMISSION OF RADIATION:

THE HASER BEAM!

ALLOW ME TO DEMONSTRATE.

WHEN I SMILE,

THE SCULPTURE WILL GLOW WITH HAPPINESS.

WATCH.

DELETE: WOW, BOSS!

YOU ARE FULL OF HAPPINESS!

YEOWWWWW!

WHOOOOAAAAAAA...

WHOOOOAAAAAAA...

BUZZY, WHERE'D YOU GO?

YOU'RE NOT GONNA BELIEVE THIS,

BUT I WAS JUST AT HAPPILY-EVER-AFTER.

YOU WERE?

AND SENSIBLE FLATS!

BUT YOU WERE ONLY GONE A FEW SECONDS!

SAY THAT AGAIN?

I WAS AT HAPPILY-EVER-AFTER

AND SENSIBLE FLATS.

I'M A GENIUS!

MY SCULPTURES ARE PORTALS!

BUT I THOUGHT ONLY MOTHERBOARD

CAN MAKE A PORTAL.

NOT ANYMORE!

THESE DOTS MUST BE MADE OF PORTAL DUST!

OH, I'M SO GOOD AT BEING BAD,

EVEN WHEN I'M NOT TRYING.

WITH A PORTAL ON EVERY CYBERSITE,

I CAN TRAVEL SO FAST

I'LL NEVER HAVE TO RECHARGE AGAIN!

I CAN CREATE CHAOS EVERYWHERE AT ONCE!

I'LL BE IMPOSSIBLE TO STOP!

YEEEESSSSSSS!

THE HACKER IS BACK!

IT'S THE THREE PIGS!

THEY JUST SAW BUZZ IN HAPPILY-EVER-AFTER!

AND JUDGE TRUDY JUST SAW HIM IN SENSIBLE FLATS!

IMPOSSIBLE!

THE GRIM WREAKER CAN'T FLY THAT FAST!

HE WASN'T ON THE WREAKER!

DIGIT: WHAT?!

MAYBE SOMEONE MADE A MISTAKE.

PHONE:

OK. OK.

JUDGE TRUDY SAID, SHE'S NEVER WRONG!

JACKIE: WHY IS HACKER PUTTING STATUES OF HIMSELF

ALL OVER CYBERSPACE?

AND HOW CAN THESE STATUES MAKE THE POWER GO OUT?

AND HOW CAN BUZZ BE IN TWO PLACES AT THE SAME TIME?

THERE'S SO MANY QUESTIONS

AND THERE'S NO ANSWERS!

WHAT WE NEED IS AN EYE IN THE SKY!

YOU GUYS STAY HERE

AND WATCH THE POWER STATION.

I'M GONNA STICK MY BEAK IN HACKER'S BUSINESS

AND FIND OUT WHAT HE'S UP TO.

JACKIE: BE CAREFUL, DIDGE.

NOT TO WORRY.

I'LL WEAR MY NEW ETD=--

ELECTRONIC TRACKING DEVICE.

ONCE I ACTIVATE THIS,

YOU CAN KEEP TRACK OF ME ON THIS GRAPH.

HERE'S LOOKIN' AT ME, KIDS!

BUZZ: I WISH I COULD SEE MOTHERBOARD'S PIXELS

WHEN SHE FINDS OUT WHAT'S REALLY GOIN' ON!

NEXT STOP... RADOPOLIS!

WHOO-WOO!

I'M IN THE WREAKER,

TAKING A STATUE TO RADOPOLIS.

I'LL LET--

OH, NO!

THEY CAN'T HEAR ME!

I SURE HOPE THEY CAN FOLLOW ME ON MY ETD!

GUYS, LOOK!

DIGIT'S ETD IS MAKING A GRAPH!

MATT: THE WREAKER... IT MUST BE ON THE MOVE!

PHONE:

INEZ: POWER'S DOWN IN RADOPOLIS!

POWER'S BACK UP!

NOW THERE'S NO POWER IN PODDLEVILLE!

POWER BACK ON IN PODDLEVILLE!

WHAT'S THE STORY?

WHAT'S THE GRAPH TELLING US?

FIRST OF ALL,

THIS SCALE SHOWS THE DISTANCE IN CYBERMILES.

AND THE TIME IS MARKED ALONG HERE.

SO DIGIT'S GRAPH TELLS US

HOW FAR THE WREAKER TRAVELED

FROM THE NORTHERN FRONTIER

IN HOW MUCH TIME, RIGHT?!

EXACTLY!

THE WREAKER LEFT THE NORTHERN FRONTIER AT ONE...

AND STOPPED SOMEPLACE AT 3.

BUT WHERE?

JACKIE: WELL, IN 2 HOURS

IT TRAVELED 200 CYBERMILES.

SOUNDS LIKE NORMAL SPEED FOR THE WREAKER.

BUT LOOK HERE.

THE LINE'S FLAT BETWEEN 3 AND 5.

THE DISTANCE DIDN'T CHANGE!

INEZ: 3 TO 5--

THAT'S WHEN THE POWER WENT OUT AT RADOPOLIS.

MAYBE THEY STOPPED

AND PLUGGED IN THE STATUE THERE.

MATT: ONE HACKER STATUE ON RADOPOLIS,

200 CYBERMILES FROM THE NORTHERN FRONTIER!

INEZ: AFTER THE SET UP,

THEY MUST HAVE TRAVELED BACK TO THE NORTHERN FRONTIER,

COVERING THE SAME DISTANCE AT THE SAME SPEED...

AND STAYED THERE FOR TWO HOURS.

PROBABLY LOADING ANOTHER STATUE!

RIGHT!

THEN THEY WENT 100 CYBERMILES IN ONE HOUR

AND STOPPED AGAIN.

SEE HOW THE LINE LEVELS OUT AT 10:00?

THAT'S WHEN THE POWER WENT OUT IN PODDLEVILLE!

I BET THEY PLANTED ANOTHER SCULPTURE!

INEZ: IF WE'RE RIGHT,

HACKER'S GOT SCULPTURES ON RADOPOLIS AND PODDLEVILLE

AS WELL AS ALL THESE OTHER SITES.

BUT WHY?

ANOTHER STATUE?!

PRETTY SOON THERE'LL BE HACKERS ALL OVER CYBERSPACE!

WHAT AM I GONNA DO?!

MY SKWAK DOESN'T WORK...

I CAN'T REACH THE KIDS...

IT'S JUST ME AGAINST THE HACKER!

I GOTTA FIND OUT WHAT HE'S UP TO!

MAYBE THERE'S SOMETHING IN HERE THAT'LL--

THAT'LL WHAT?

HACKER: SO, YOU INQUISITIVE INGRATE,

YOU WANT TO KNOW WHAT I'M UP TO?

I WANT TO KNOW WHY YOU HAVE A BIG PIMPLE ON YOUR CHIN.

UH!

THIS IS NOT A PIMPLE!

THIS IS THE KEY TO A SCHEME

THAT WILL ALLOW ME TO MOVE THROUGH CYBERSPACE

WITH BLINDING SPEED--

TO TAKE OVER SITE AFTER SITE

IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE!

READY, BOSS.

LET THE TEST BEGIN!

SURE HOPE MY ETD IS STILL WORKING!

JACKIE: A NEW GRAPH!

THE WREAKER'S ON THE MOVE AGAIN!

MATT: AND IT'S GOING REALLY FAST!

THE LINE IS GOING STRAIGHT UP.

INEZ: AND THE GRAPH IS TRACKING IN MINUTES RATHER THAN HOURS

LIKE THE LAST ONE DID.

INEZ: LOOK AT HOW STEEP THE LINE IS!

THE WREAKER JUST WENT 300 CYBERMILES

IN LESS THAN A MINUTE!

JACKIE: BEFORE, IT TOOK THE WREAKER AN HOUR

JUST TO GO 100.

HACKER: YES! THE LINKS ARE WORKING!

MATT: THE LINE FLATTENED OUT AT 400.

SO THEY MUST HAVE STOPPED.

YEAH!

BUT LESS THAN A MINUTE--

THEN IT TOOK OFF AGAIN!

WHICH IS HARDLY ENOUGH TIME TO SET UP A SCULPTURE.

SO WHAT ARE THEY DOING?

MATT: WOW! LOOK AT IT GO!

EITHER DIGIT'S TRACKING DEVICE IS BUSTED,

OR SOMETHING REALLY WEIRD JUST HAPPENED.

INEZ: ACCORDING TO THIS,

THE WREAKER TRAVELED TO...

1, 2, 3, 4 SITES

IN ALMOST NO TIME AT ALL.

JACKIE: AND RETURNED TO THE NORTHERN FRONTIER

FROM A SITE A THOUSAND CYBERMILES AWAY

IN A SINGLE MINUTE!

HOW?

MATT: I DON'T KNOW!

LOOK AT THE WREAKER'S LAST TRIP.

THE SLOPE OF THE LINE SHOWS

THAT IT TOOK HOURS TO GET FROM ONE SITE TO THE NEXT.

JACKIE: BUT LOOK HOW STEEP THIS LINE IS!

HE TRAVELED ALL THIS WAY IN MINUTES--

NOT HOURS!

THE WREAKER WOULD HAVE TO GO

THOUSANDS OF CYBERMILES A MINUTE

TO GO THAT FAST!

AND THERE'S NO WAY TO TRAVEL THAT FAST

EXCEPT BY...UH!

IN UNISON: PORTALS!

OH, NO!

THOSE STATUES ARE PORTALS!

BUT HOW?!

WAIT A MINUTE!

THOSE PURPLE DOTS HE USED TO MAKE HIS SCULPTURES...

THESE DOTS ARE EXTREMELY RARE--

MY SECRET INGREDIENT.

THEY MAKE MY SCULPTURES... SPECIAL!

MATT: THE PURPLE DOTS ARE MADE OF PORTAL DUST!

INEZ: BUT HOW DO WE GET RID OF IT?

I THINK I HAVE A PLAN!

INEZ: GUYS...GUYS...

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

JACKIE: OK, EVERYONE...

GROUP HUG!

HEY, BOSS!

THERE'S A PROBLEM IN CASTLEBLANCA!

HACKER: WHAT?!

DIGIT: SO MUCH FOR YOUR ABILITY TO BE EVERYWHERE AT ONCE!

IS THAT SO?

WELL, DON'T BET ON IT!

LOAD UP--

WE'RE GOING TO CASTLEBLANCA!

BUZZ: YES, SIRREE, BOSS!

DELETE: RIGHT AWAY, BOSS!

DIGIT: OVER HERE!

HACKER'S GONE TO CASTLEBLANCA!

JACKIE: WE KNOW!

IT'S PART OF THE PLAN.

DIGIT: PLAN

MATT: I'VE GOT IT!

WHAT PLAN?!

JACKIE: WE KNEW IF WE DESTROYED THE STATUE IN CASTLEBLANCA,

HACKER WOULD GO THERE WITH ANOTHER ONE...

MATT: AND WE COULD GET THE PURPLE DOTS!

INEZ: AND SAVE YOU!

BUT WHAT ABOUT THE OTHER PORTALS?

JACKIE: ONCE THEY'RE ACTIVATED,

MOTHER B CAN DESTROY THEM ALL AT ONCE!

DIGIT: ACTIVATED?

IN THAT CASE, I THINK I CAN BE OF ASSISTANCE!

WHAT'S THAT?

DIGIT: IT USED TO BE A HAZER BEAM,

NOW IT'S A DASER BEAM:

DIGIT AMPLIFICATION

BY STIMULATED EMISSION OF RADIATION.

IN UNISON: WHAT?!

DIGIT: I'M GONNA ENERGIZE THE PORTALS

SO MOTHERBOARD CAN DO HER STUFF.

WHEN I SMILE--

BADA-BING, KIDDO!

JACKIE: MAN! HOW COOL IS THAT?!

HACKER: OK, YOU TWO DUNCEBUCKETS,

PLUG ME IN!

DELETE: YOU'RE IN, BOSS!

BUZZ: YEAH, AND SUCKIN' UP SOME JUICE!

HACKER: HUH?! WHO POWERED UP MY PORTALS?

WE'VE GOT TO GET BACK TO THE NORTHERN FRONTIER!

BUZZ: BOSS...

DELETE: IT'S MOTHERBOARD!

MOTHERBOARD: YOUR PORTALS ARE HISTORY, HACKER!

I'M DESTROYING EACH AND EVERY ONE OF THEM...

NOW!

HACKER: I CAN'T BELIEVE IT!

IT HAPPENED AGAIN!

VICTORY WAS WITHIN MY GRASP!

DON'T FORGET TO BREATHE!

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