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

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 …

Lecrae to Perform at the BET Hip-Hop Awards

Lecrae will perform at the 2016 BET Hip-Hop Awards on October 4, 2016.
Christian rapper Lecrae will be performing during this year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards program on October 4 reports Rapzilla. Lecrae was the first rapper to win Best Gospel Artist at the awards in 2015. "[Lecrae] gives us our messages in an extremely relatable way," the 2016 BET Awards said. Incidentally, Kanye West was nominated for Best Gospel Artist in 2005 (!) but he lost to Donnie McClurkin.

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