A Quick Aside
Those of you who follow the goings on in the comic blogosphere (or at least the part I care about) know that Scipio and the Absorbascon have gone on hiatus.
Now, Scipio isn't clear on how long or why he's taking a break from the blog. That's his business and pretty much irrelevant anyway.
What I want to mention is the importance in the Absorbascon to my being here today. Yes, I know that sounds melodramatic (as though "here today" is President or alive). But it's the truth, and since I'm very happy to be here today I think it bears mentioning.
I started this blogger account for the sole purpose of being able to comment on another blogspot blog about comics. That blog was the Absorbascon. When I found the site it was as a revelation; here was someone who had tastes in comics similar to me and was writing about them. No only that, but he didn't muddy up the waters with posts about "Spider-Man" or the "X-Men" or anything else with hyphens in its name. Here was a blog that spoke to me.
I can't remember what the first post I commented on was (though I believe it had something to do with DRAMA). Not long after I decided to try my hand at the blogging myself. I think I've done okay these past few years (even if I haven't these past few weeks).
So I guess what I'm saying is: thanks, Scipio. Thanks for all the fun and all the laughs. I'm sure going to miss it all. I wish you good fortunes in all your endeavors... And I hope we'll see you around these parts again.