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When Squirrel Girl and Gwenpool Say Goodbye

The final issue of Unbeatable Squirrel Girl came out yesterday and it’s both sad and touching. I loved this comic. Unbeatable Squirrel Girl is the funniest comic I have ever read. And it has a very touching ending about saying goodbye, with Galactus waxing poetically about the nature of comics. That’s right, Galactus. On the moon.

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Galactus’ speech reminded me a lot of the speech that older Gwenpool gives to younger Gwenpool in the final issue of the Unbelievable Gwenpool comic.

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Both Galactus and older Gwenpool ruminate on how comics are read, and how future readers will someday discover these comics and hopefully enjoy them. These characters, their friendships and their adventures won’t be coming back, but they will live on through new and old readers alike.

It’s a nice sentiment to end a comic series on. I just wanted to point out that Gwenpool did it first!

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