While watching Arrow just now, I made a comment that I think sums up the state of death in comics/comic-related franchises pretty well:
"I would not have believed [$character] was actually dead unless I had seen a flashback of her cradling his severed head."*
Yep, that's it. Still more than I want to say about the national election. I am pleased that our horrid governor was voted out of office. Maybe the new governor will restore some of the 250 MILLION DOLLARS Corbett cut from the Philadelphia schools. But when it comes to our national government, I would rather talk about comic books.
*Which of course always brings to mind the fantastic line from the superb movie Soapdish: "How can I write dialogue for him? He doesn't have a fucking head!"