* while I know about the Jewish elements of Superman's creation, I never stopped to consider that efforts since in comics and in the movies could be seen as anti-Semitic whitewashing of those elements.
* here's a think-piece on the future of British comics now that Clint has come and gone. Here is what the magazine looked like. Here is a breakdown of the content and a description of the basic approach. I think all models are worth trying, and I hope that people are honest about the efforts involved when doing their postmortem analyses.
* finally, David Lasky passed along this link where a public health dialogue-type project is doing comics about health care. I can't really understand what's going on there, and it doesn't look like it pays anything, but some of you might want to participate given the importance of the subject matter.