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 …

ALF Just Might Return to TV

The rude, cat-eating, sarcastic alien life form, better known as ALF, just might be coming back to the small screen according the Entertainment Weekly. ALF ran on NBC for four seasons during the 1980's which shared the antics of an alien being from the planet melmac crash-landed into the suburban home of the Tanner family.

According to the report, the show isn’t a done deal, but it is in the early stages of development at Warner Bros. The new show would involve ALF returning to earth to live with a new family and have new adventures and would involve Tom Patchett, the creator of the show and Paul Fusco, the voice of ALF.

While ALF was hugely popular with kids and families, his own co-star, Anne Schedeen, who played Kate Tanner the mother, hated it. “Believe me, there was no joy on the set,” said Schedeen to People magazine. “It was a technical nightmare—extremely slow, hot and tedious. If you had a scene with ALF, it took centuries. A 30-minute show took 20, 25 hours to shoot.”

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