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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 …

William Shatner And Henry Winkler Travel Through Asia in NBC’s ‘Better Late Than Never’

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"Better Late Than Never" (NBC)
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In what might be called the best buddy road trip ever, William Shatner and Henry Winkler along with George Foreman and Terry Bradshaw went on an adventure of a lifetime in Asia and it's all video documented. Billed as a fish-out-of-water comedy reality series for NBC, Better Late Than Never follows the four older celebrities on their one-of-a-kind trip lead by Comedian Jeff Dye. Together, they traveled all around Asia visiting Tokyo, Kyoto, Seoul, Hong Kong, Phuket, and Chiang Mai with comedic results.

Throughout the limited series, Dye is the one who leads Shatner and friends through six cities and four countries with no set agenda, but plenty opportunities to mark off many "bucket list" items as they go. Dye was in charge of picking out where the group would be sleeping each night as well including the Capsule Hotel in Tokyo featured during the show's premiere. The "rooms" at the hotel are more like drawers where guests sleep closed off with see-through door.



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