Webcomic Storyline: 

Kernel Panic, by Christopher B. Wright

Comic Transcript: 

ALAN: Hello Jack.

JACK: Hey man.

ALAN: So look... I guess I've been a little hard on you lately.

JACK: Hmmm?

ALAN: I mean... I was pissed -- legitimately so -- when I learned you got drunk and set loose one of the most destructive viruses ever imagined.

ALAN: On the other hand, it apparently wound up preventing all mankind from being enslaved by an army of iPod zombies. So I guess what I'm trying to say is... you're off probation.

JACK: Cool, man. Thanks.

ALAN: So what are you working on now?

JACK: I'm trying to get a look at that iPod virus to see how it --

ALAN: OK, stop.