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

COMICS
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 …

'Finding Dory' Boasts Largest Animation Movie Opening Ever

MOVIES
While it may not be surprising that some critics find Disney/Pixar’s Finding Dory to be good, but not as good as it’s successor, Finding Nemo, it is surprising that the blue fish film has already made history by becoming the largest animation movie opening weekend of all time. Estimated to bring in $132.2 million on Father’s Day weekend, Finding Dory’s success is ahead of the $100 million the studio had expected.

Beating the record held by DreamWork’s 2007 film, Shrek the Third ($121.6 million), and Pixar’s own 2010 release of Toy Story 3 ($110 million), Finding Dory also has the distinction of being the second-largest opening of all films trailing behind 2015’s Jurassic World.



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