Nov. 8th, 2016

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In the comments to these weekly posts (and only these posts), it's your chance to go as off topic as you like.

Talk about non-comics stuff, thread derail, and just generally chat amongst yourselves.

Well, it's finally here, one way or the other, the grand finale of the most bizarre and genuinely terrifying reality show that the Western World has seen in decades.

Your vote is your own and is as private as you wish it to be. If you are an American voter I would encourage you to, on behalf of the rest of the world too, to get out there and make your vote count. This is not the year for not voting. (I would also note that it it the only election EVER where all the currently living Presidents from both parties agree that the Republican candidate is not fit for the job, but don't let that sway you)

Here are a few tips to remember to ensure your voting process is as smooth and simple as possible,

Here in the UK, we have the too painful to be enjoyably ironic situation of the Brexit supporters who campaigned for British Sovereignty to reign supreme, throwing a tantrum because the British High Court (exemplifying the independence of the British legal system) made a ruling that they happened not to agree with about Parliament needing to be informed and involved in the Brexit process, rather than just the Government making decisions on their own. Our "press" has not covered itself with glory, actually implying that one of the judges was not fit to make such a judgement because he is a "homosexual former Olympic fencer"...

As an antidote to all that toxicity, if you need something fluffy and cute (and who could blame you), here is a link to Pixar's short filme Piper, which they ahve ,ade available online and which is delightful and adorable.

NASA has completed the successor to the Hubble Telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope, ready for launch in 2018.

Videogame Mass Effect: Androemda has a trailer which is pleasing and annoying people because it exists and is terribly non specific about gameplay respectively.
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‘And then I kind of find myself wanting to lecture some of the editors about “No, no…” Like an editor said to me, “Batman believes in redemption. He believes that these people can be redeemed,” and I’m going, “Well, I’m not sure which Batman that you’re talking about. The Batman I know believes that criminals are a cowardly and superstitious lot.”’ -- Christopher J. Priest

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