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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 …

Mickey Mouse Club 60-Year Reunion

Original Mouseketeers will join in for a 60th year reunion.
While its not Comicon, Disney's D23 EXPO is pretty impressive in it's own right. This year, the event will hold a special reunion of the original Mousketeers on August 16. The roll call includes: Sherry! (Alberoni), Sharon! (Baird), Bobby! (Burgess), Tommy! (Cole), Darlene! (Gillespie), Cubby! (O'Brien) and Doreen! (Tracey) along with Spin and Marty actors Tim Considine and David Stollery. The panel will be hosted by author Lorraine Santoli who wrote the book, "The Official Mickey Mouse Club Book."

In addition, a small collection of Mickey Mouse Club items will be on hand to observe including props and costumes from the original Mickey Mouse Club Circus attraction at Disneyland and Mouseketter Annette Funicello's handprint on display when she was inducted as a “Disney Legend” in 1992.

Here is the a video of the first season's team:




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