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Mike Rhode‘s excellent ComicsDC blog includes a tidbit that makes the town of Falls Church at least 25 percent more interesting: It’s the town where Columbus, Ohio, native and very funny writer James Thurber was nearly blinded in one eye as a child, thanks to a moment of unstructured play with his brother that went terribly wrong. (A bow and arrow was involved.) Cul de Sac cartoonist Richard Thompson, who fed Rhode the anecdote, fills out the story on his own blog.—Mark Athitakis