This flaming pope thing has been all over the internut, including at Ye Bad Astronomer, but I suddenly twigged what it was reminding me of…
Exhibit A : Pope John Paul II seen at bonfire :
Exhibit B : One of my favourite Kliban cartoons :
This one is from “Never eat anything bigger than your head”. Kliban died some while back, but his ghost inhabits Larson and Baxter. In memory of Kliban, go buy the book, second hand, or new. Here is a fan-site with more pictures..