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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 …

The 72nd Golden Globes was Full of Surprises

Tina Fey and Amy Amy Poehler at the 72nd Golden Globes (NBC)
When Richard Linklater's Boyhood arrived in theaters many months ago, many critics suspected that the film could walk away with a bunch of awards this year and if tonight's winnings at the 72nd Golden Globes are any indication, that suspicion could come true. The movie was nominated for five awards and won three including Best Motion Picture. Other than that, the rest of the night was full of surprises.

Shown live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel and hosted once again by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey (who both swear that this will be their last time to host), were fantastic as usual. The Grand Budapest Hotel won for Best Motion Picture: Comedy or Musical (for some reason), and The Theory of Everything and Birdman both won two awards each. How to Train Your Dragon 2 actually beat out Disney for Best Animated Film and the only musical, Annie, did not for Best Original Song. That tribute went to Selma for John Legend's song "Glory."
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