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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 …

Look Who's Sneaking into Theaters

Paddington Bear
Heyday Films
Although the story of a little bear named Paddington has been aroud since 1958, his story is just now making it to the big screen - and practically sneaking in as there has been little fanfare for the film.

The original story was an inspiration that came to author Michael Bond on Christmas Eve in 1956. Bond noticed a lone teddy bear sitting all by himself on a store shelf near Paddington Station, so he purchased the bear as a gift for his wife. Bond then wrote "A Bear Called Paddington" in ten days, but it wasn't published until October 13, 1958 by William Collins & Sons. Since then, more than 20 books have been written about the stuffed little guy.



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