*This week's comiXology column is an odd one, I admit. It's ostensibly a review of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, with added thoughts on Blackest Night, but conceived as a tribute to the late John Hughes, hence the youthful angst, Beethoven jokes, bonding between unlikely friends and (sorry!) a rather sentimental denouement.

And yeah, you'll see what I mean, but let's not forget this lil' critter:

Rest in peace you beautiful son of a bitch.