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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 …

Don’t Know Dr. Strange? You’re Invited to Find Out for Free

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MOVIES
Marvel Studios has announced that they are offering free tickets to see 15 minutes of the upcoming Dr. Strange movie. The Marvel Studios’ Expand Your Mind: An IMAX 3D Exclusive First Look (which is a much bigger title than it needs to be) will be shown in over 115 theater locations in the U.S. on October 10, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
 

“As a movie fan, I am thrilled to take audiences along on the visual journey of Doctor Strange and give them an early peek at what we’ve been working on,” says director Scott Derrickson. “The completed film will feature more than an hour of specially formatted IMAX sequences that will provide audiences with a totally immersive—and mind-blowing—film-going experience and I’m excited to share a taste of that with our fans on 10/10.”
 

Remember, that this will not a pre-screening of the entire film. Instead, it is a “sneak peek” into the upcoming movies that opens in theaters on November 4, 2016. Fans you attend these mini-screenings will also receive a limited-edition Doctor Strange IMAX poster. For more information and to download tickets here.
 

Doctor Strange stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt and Scott Adkins, with Mads Mikkelsen and Tilda Swinton. Scott Derrickson is directing with Kevin Feige producing.


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