Has anyone told PZ yet?

Seems like my blog-worlds are colliding quite a bit lately, between my fandom post earlier and this one. So, in the latest issue of DC’s weekly maxi-series “Countdown,” we’re introduced to a demon in a body made of dead babies, with a rather familiar name (click for a larger image):
Now, I can’t say that I know what the political views of writers Paul Dini, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Justin Gray are. But it seems to me that a demon named “Pharyngula,” dressed in dead babies, “harvester of stillborn souls,” threatening to suck the shit out of a young girl’s intestines, might potentially be a statement of criticism.

If so, I’ve really got to commend them on their subtlety. Almost as effective as Michael Crichton calling his critic a baby raper!

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3 Responses to Has anyone told PZ yet?

  1. Anonymous says:

    Niiiiice……”Harvester of Stillborn Souls”, eh? I can think of worse. I have to go wipe undigested intestinal contents off of my chin, now.

  2. goulo says:

    The demon’s first speech is in mangled Esperanto, suspiciously as if it were written by someone who does not actually know Esperanto but spent a few minutes researching it online.

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