In which the band gets back together; Dani faces down Death; Sam takes Lila home to meet his mom; revenge is a dish best left unserved; there is nothing sadder than Warlock confused by the concept of death; Kitty Pryde has a some opinions about identity politics; and X-Men has not been great with textual representations of neurodiversity.
NOTE: Given some of the material covered in this episode, we wanted to link a few resources below, for anyone who might need them:
- National Suicide Prevention Line (U.S.): 1-800-273-TALK (8255) www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
- A fairly comprehensive list of suicide prevention hotlines outside of the U.S.: http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html
- Advice for intervention if you suspect that someone you know may be suicidal: http://www.helpguide.org/articles/suicide-prevention/suicide-prevention-helping-someone-who-is-suicidal.htm
- Autistic Self Advocacy Network: http://autisticadvocacy.org/
- The rotating members of the Guthrie family
- New Mutants #41-45
- One way to end a friendship
- A respectable number of dubious decisions enacted over several issues
- An epic showdown with an anthropomorphic personification
- Additional Guthries
- The Xavier Institute PTA
- The worst Hellion (more) (again)
- Legion (more) (again)
- The second-saddest issue of New Mutants
- The life and death of Larry Bodine
- A somewhat bleak recurring continuity error
- Depression and mental illness in X-canon
- Care and storage of comic books
- Autism in X-canon
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