FEATURED POST

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 …

This Day in Pop Culture for November 29

Crowder is Born
It was on this day in Texarkana, Texas in 1971 when David Wallace Crowder was born. In 1996, he was the lead vocalist of the David Crowder Band who released six studio albums, two live albums, four EPs and on compilation album. In 2012, the group broke up and Crowder began going it alone. His debut solo album, Neon Steeple, was released in May of 2014. His most recent album, American Prodigal, was released on September 23, 2016.


Actress Natalie Wood Drowns
Though the drowning of actress Natalie Wood happened back on this day in 1981, her death is still ruled a mystery. Wood, her husband Robert Wagner and Christopher Walken were aboard the couple’s yacht, “The Splendor,” which was moored off Santa Catalina, California. Wood and Walken were working together in the film Brainstorm during the time. It has been suspected that Wood somehow slipped overboard while untying the dinghy attached to the boat, but some also think that Wagner is responsible for her death, but nobody knows for sure what really happened. Wagner and Woods had married twice from 1957-1962 and 1974 until the time of her death. The case has been opened and shut a few times since 1981, with no concrete answers. Yet.


promote my blog BrandBacker Member