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In other news (assuming you’re still reading):
- Thursday afternoon, I was gifted with two wonderful, wonderful things.
First, from Kid Chris, this swell Blue Demon matchbox/refrigerator magnet purchased during his last visit to Tijuana:
Kid Chris informed me that he had the following exchange with the little girl who was selling these:
Kid Chris: “El Santo…es bueno?”
Little girl: “El Santo es fabuloso!
I think we can all agree on this.
- So anyway, read this article about the forthcoming “death” in the Fantastic Four comic, and then immediately follow that up by reading this post I wrote in 2007.
I wonder if we’ll get any bump in sales on this comic from the general public. I suspect this gimmick’s been pulled often enough that even the non-fans are as jaded as the fans when it comes to the “in this issue [Big Name Superhero] dies!” hoohar.
- Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all my readers!
Later in the day, pal Casie brought in a big plate of cookies with the following homemade and completely awesome Christmas tree ornament attached:
Oh man, this makes me want to run out and chop down a tree so I’d have something to hang it on, which is, um, a tad ironic, considering. Plus, the picture is green and red, so it’s totally Christmas-y!