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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 …

Move Over ‘Hamilton’; ‘Monopoly The Musical’ Comes To Broadway

"Monopoly the Musical" in the works for Broadway
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THEATRE
Last week, the Tony Awards celebrated 70 years of awarding good musical and play productions. The hip-hop historical musical, Hamilton won 11 Tony awards of excellence. Hamilton took a risk with its nontraditional approach to a Broadway musical, but that was nothing compared to a new production now in development: Monopoly the Musical.


In a partnership between Hasbro and the Araca Group, Monopoly the Musical is said to be the first of a string of new projects by the pair reports Yahoo.com.


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