grant morrison is the messiah. he won't admit it, but it's clear from his work. hopefully seven soldiers will be similarly revelatory, instead of just 'a good read'. animal man 5, the tale of crafty cayote, blew my mind and made me laugh out loud. you just know that whenever characters in a g.m. (games master?) story go out to the american desert and stand on a mesa, something magical's going to happen.
and then there were three fascinating stories about animals on bbc today - humans and chimps swapped dna even after the species diverged, a hybrid polar/grizzly bear was found (and shot), and monkeys can string 'words' together to distribute more complex messages, like 'loitering leopard' or 'hovering hawk'.