Theodore Roosevelt and the ghost of Thomas Edison steal H. G. Wells' time machine to slaughter Nazis on Mars in the future. That's the basic premise of the graphic novel Tales from the Bully Pulpit, written by Benito Cereno, illustrated by Graeme MacDonald and distributed by Image Comics. And it doesn't come close to encapsulating the manly awesomeness that it exudes.Tales from the Bully Pulpit traces Roosevelt (or "Teddy") and Edison's adventure through time into the future, where Teddy discovers that a descendant (and look-alike) of Adolf Hitler has survived, and is planning on creating a new war and a new holocaust on Mars, this time pitting the green-skinned Martians against the blue-skinned Martians.Tales From the Bully Pulpit Volume 2: Legend of the Black Maria is currently in the works.
Provideds examples of:
- Badass: Theodore Roosevelt. Of course, this is entirely Truth in Television.
- Badass Moustache: Teddy again.
- Boisterous Bruiser: Theo—in fact, most of the tropes on the Theodore Roosevelt page apply here.
- Dangerously Genre Savvy: Thomas Edison
- Deliberately Cute Child: The crippled martian boy.
- Man Behind the Man: Hitler is actually a robot controlled by Mussolini, Tojo, and Stalin.
- Nice Hat: Teddy sports one.
- Our Presidents Are Different
- Retraux: The cover and back are designed to look like an old, damaged, comic book.
- Stupid Jetpack Hitler
- Testosterone Poisoning: The manliest
presidenthuman being of all time, fighting Nazis IN SPACE!?
- Those Wacky Nazis