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

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 …

App of the Week: David vs. Goliath

David vs. Goliath is a new app for children by Righteous Games.
(Image: Righteous Tales)
A new Bible-based app for children, David vs. Goliath is now available by Righteous Tales. In the past, Christian families have complained that video games based on the Bible are lame, but this one looks different. For one, it doesn't take itself too seriously. The story is told like a modern cartoon with a lot of humor. Second, if features a lot of different levels to achieve and a bunch of mini-games. Third, while taking some liberties with hang-gliding sheep or other things, the story remains true to the Bible.

Righteous Tales is a Seattle-based company that believe that “more kids will know God if we put the greatest stories ever told in their language on their devices.” The downloadable apps are designed for children age 12 and younger, but I wouldn't be too surprised to see a few parents trying it out as well. To get a better idea on how the play, watch the video below:

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