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Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird! A Plane! Jesus?

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Here’s to good intentions. DC Comics has announced that the comic book giant will be releasing a new parody series based on Jesus Christ through the companies DC Vertigo line. The adult graphic novel was written by Mark Russell with artwork created by Richard Pace and will arrive on store shelves on March 6, 2019.

A far cry from earlier religious comics from Spire in the 1970's, this new one will be tried out as a limited series but could becoming a regular one if it becomes popular. Second Coming is described by DC as follows:

“Witness the return of Jesus Christ, as He is sent on a most holy mission by God to learn what it takes to be the true messiah of mankind by becoming roommates with the world’s favorite savior: the all-powerful super hero Sun-Man, the Last Son of Krispex! But when Christ returns to Earth, he’s shocked to discover what has become of his gospel—and now, he aims to set the record straight.”

At this point, it’s hard to know if Russell, who has written a …

Hollywood Clashes with Superbowl

Two Hollywood héros net on the Superbowl.
It's Chris (Captain America) vs. Chris (Star-Lord)! (Marvel Studios)
From Sports Illustrated’s “Extra Mustard” column comes news that it’s not just the Seattle Seahawks vs. the New England Patriots but it’s also Chris vs. Chris. It all started on Monday, January 19 when Chris “Captain America” Evans tweeted the following message to Chris “Star-Lord” Pratt: “Well, well, well…looks like our teams are going into battle. For the next 2 weeks, you are not my friend, you are my enemy.”

Pratt responded with: “We both know there’s only one Captain America and his name is Russell Wilson.”

Then Evans with: “Them’s fightin words. Stakes?” And the bet was on.


Depending on which team wins this year’s Superbowl, one Chris will be donating his time for charity. If Evans' team loses (Patriots), then he will visit Seattle Children’s Hospital dressed as Captain America and will be waving the 12th man flag. If the Seahawks lose, look for Pratt to visit Boston’s Christopher Haven cancer support center dressed as the Guardian of the Galaxy’s Star-Lord wearing a Tom Brady jersey.


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