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    • CommentTimeJan 15th 2008 edited
    You can HAVE your jetpack, I want a flying buzz-saw, pleaseandthankyou:

      CommentAuthorJay Kay
    • CommentTimeJan 15th 2008
    I'm sorry, Warren, but THIS is the ultimate Jet Pack:

    The Rocketeer, mo'fuckas.
    • CommentTimeJan 15th 2008
    I'll take my house on wheels, thank you.

    • CommentTimeJan 15th 2008
    I love that there are no jets coming out of the back of the jet-pack in the picture Mr. Ellis posted, only lasers coming out of the front. I remember when I was a child and my father explained to me that even though we have jet-packs, they don't work very well and you can only fly for about 3 minutes. I was so damn disappointed.
  2.  (517.6)
    My dad did the same to me. Bastard.
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    @ robinleblanc

    coolest house ever. although I always fancied my house on the back off a giant lizard...
    • CommentAuthorKosmopolit
    • CommentTimeJan 16th 2008
    Actually on that first cover it looks like the guy is strapped to/lying on something like an aircraft wing - and those look like propellers at the front of it.

    So it's not jetpack it's a - propboard?

    Now THIS is a jetpack.
    • CommentTimeJan 16th 2008
    I love that kind of campy artistry. Do you think taking modern dialog and issues and applying that sort of obviously outdated technology would have a big audience?

    If it already does, please forgive my ignorance, I just don't have the time to keep up on all of whats out there : (
    • CommentTimeJan 16th 2008
    Another jetpack without the fire
    • CommentAuthorStefanJ
    • CommentTimeJan 16th 2008
    The NEVERWAS HAUL was at the Make Faire last spring. They let you climb up inside.

    If you look carefully, you'll note that the jetpack on the green block seems to be tapping his blood supply. Or maybe those guns are plasma cannons!
    • CommentAuthorMacgyver
    • CommentTimeJan 16th 2008
    Stuff the Rocketeer, Commando Cody is the man!

    Nipple tweek, nipple tweek, AWAY!
    • CommentTimeJan 17th 2008
    rocket man

    don't mess.
      CommentAuthorJoe Paoli
    • CommentTimeJan 17th 2008 edited
    Apparently in June 2007, a patent was granted for an ion-propulsion 'personal flight system.' If it's retro at all, it seems to be vaguely reminiscent of Lang's Metropolis.

    ion propulsion jet pack

    a new U.S. patent has been awarded to a company that has plans for a safe, silent personal flight device using electromagnetic ion propulsion as its primary thrust generator and drawing its power wirelessly from earthbound inductive green power broadcast stations. California's Personal Flight Systems are taking a serious look at the future of personal flight, and the technology involved will leave you shaking your head.
      CommentAuthorJon Wake
    • CommentTimeJan 21st 2008
    I see your jet pack and raise you a Black Ops Jet Pack ov DETH!

    • CommentAuthorMacgyver
    • CommentTimeJan 21st 2008
    That looks like something out of The Centurions. Power EXTREME! I want.
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    That one's so cool I had to hunt down the link.
      CommentAuthorJon Wake
    • CommentTimeJan 22nd 2008 edited
    And there's more!

    Read all about it!

    Read also the confusion this guy has between Batman and Superman. Though he's building a fucking jetpack, so cut him some slack.
  5.  (517.19)
    i'll see your flying accessories and raise you this :
    flying humanoids over mehico
    the marvellous flying humanoids that seemingly only visit mexico. never over my house. bastards.
  6.  (517.20)
    Anyone fancy strapping this baby on?

    Big ass steampunk jetpack