Off-Topic Tuesday!

Posted by: </a></b></a>icon_uk

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.

Following last weeks horrible attack at the Houses of Parliament in London, Muslim women showed their solidarity with the rest of the British population in a powerful silent statement

I don't even know where to start on politics this week, so I'm just not going to.

A little late to report this, but LEGO have announced their LEGO Ideas set will be "Women of NASA". This will consist of five figures; Margaret Hamilton (Computer Scientist), Katherine Johnson (Mathematician and Space Scientist), Sally Ride (Astronaut and Physicist and Educator), Nancy Grace Ronan (Astronomer) and Mae Jemison (Astronaut, Physician and Entrepreneur). (Sally Ride is also the first known LGBT astronaut, though she kept her private life very private and it was not widely known prior to her death in 2012)

The new British one pound coin hits this week, a twelve sided coin which is intended to be harder to fake than the original pound coin.

A woman's group in Uttar Pradesh, India is forming "anti-Romeo" squads to deal with sexual harrassment on the street.

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Steve Rogers: Captain America #13

Posted by: </a></b></a>laughing_tree

"In Zemo's case, he really is kind of an inverted Bucky. I felt like that's really consistent with how the character's been shown. The character has always sort of sought Steve's approval even when he's trying to kill him. There's kind of an obsessive quality to Zemo when it comes to both Steve and his father. To me, it says that there's something besides hatred here, that there's a desire to be understood by somebody, a desire to connect with somebody." -- Nick Spencer

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