|Publication date||22th August 2015|
Ladder 1 is a two page Oglaf story.
The Oglaf universe enters the space race with a gigantic ladder. An explorer is tasked with exploring the moon and/or stars, or die (of space plague) trying. As the explorer climbs out of sight the civillian population becomes gripped with paranoia about "spaaaace plaaague", and cut down the ladder, bringing the explorer crashing back to Earth.
- "that's ten thousand small steps for a man"
- "space plague can gestate in any space. between buildings or words, for instance."