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 …

Disney's Slate of Movies for 2017

Coco, Beauty and the Beast and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 come to theaters this year.
Coco, Beauty and the Beast and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 come to
theaters this year. (Walt Disney Pictures)
Disney had a banner year in 2016 having produced six of the top 10 best-performing films. Can they do it again for 2017? The live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Star Wars 8 are sure to be huge successes, but the other franchises on the list like Cars 3 and the 5th installment of Pirates of the Caribbean may not fare as well as it is uncertain how many fans were hoping for more of these two stories or how much more stories are left to tell. Then there are there is the big question mark of the new animated film, Coco. At any rate, here is the full slate of Disney movies to be released in 2017...READ MORE

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