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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 …

See Casting Crowns on TV Tonight!

Casting Crowns will air their own TV special on September 16, 2016 on TBN.
TV / MUSIC
Casting Crowns will hold their very own TV special tonight, Casting Crowns Presents: The Very Next Thing, tonight on TBN at 7:00 p.m./9:00 p.m./10:00 p.m. (PAC/CST/EST). The special is in conjunction with the group releasing their eighth studio album today. The special was taped in Nashville in front of a live audience and features Matthew West, Natalie Grant and Bernie Herms as special guests. The special is hosted by Scott Smith.

According to today’s press release, The Very Next Thing “is full of intimate songs as well as upbeat, fresh sounding tracks that will meet the listener with lyrics that impact with a strong message song after song.” Their albums have surpassed 10 million in sales and is Billboard’s top-selling act in Christian music since 2007. The band will also be on tour this month with Matt Maher and Hannah Kerr.


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