The first panel gives a whole new (implied) meaning to the idea of “X and Y being in bed together.”
The Church does look kinda boss though.
Cue slashfic in 3, 2, 1…
That reminds me of this: http://xkcd.com/923/
So remember: “Church/State” and “Church and State” categorically do not mean the same thing.
I can’t help but wonder if that panel is a shout-out to all of the ‘shipping’ jokes people have made throughout the comic (Justice/Punishment, ∏/∆, etc.).
Panel 1: smug Vicar is smug.
I didn’t expect the Spanish Inquisition!
Why not? The methods were clearly the same.
No one expects the Spanish Inquisition!
At least they didn’t bring out the “comfy chair.”