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DC Comics Turns Jesus Into a New Superhero

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by essentialsaltes, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. essentialsaltes

    essentialsaltes Stranger in a Strange Land

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    DC Comics has a new superhero and His name is Jesus.

    DC Vertigo will star Christ Himself in an upcoming comic series called Second Coming, which features Jesus returning to earth on a mission to "set the gospel straight," the plot summary reads. The series, written by Mark Russell and illustrated by Richard Pace, will debut in March 2019.
     
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  2. Kaon

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    Predictive programming.
     
  3. Chesterton

    Chesterton Whats So Funny bout Peace Love and Understanding Supporter

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    :yawn: Do Muhammad.
     
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  4. JCFantasy23

    JCFantasy23 In a Kingdom by the Sea. Staff Member Administrator Supporter CF Senior Ambassador Angels Team

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    Wait, really? Oh no.

    I'm usually such a DC Fan too.
     
  5. essentialsaltes

    essentialsaltes Stranger in a Strange Land

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    Chesterton Whats So Funny bout Peace Love and Understanding Supporter

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  7. jacknife

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    Theirs an anime where jesus and buddha hang out together that was very good.
     
  8. dzheremi

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    Meh. I'll wait to they do the Islamic Allah issue. He'd be quite a character to draw!


     
  9. Dynadin

    Dynadin New Member

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    Back many years ago, there was a Marvel character named 'Him' who became, through comic book reasons, 'Adam Warlock'. Even as a kid reading the books, the parallels with Jesus were easy to see. I also seem to remember a ...maybe Daredevil issue in the 70's that had something to do with Ghost Rider, Satan and Jesus.
    DC has had a few attempts at well, mostly in the Vertigo line. There are probably more recent ones in the years since.
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  10. dgiharris

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    This would be interesting because if I'm not mistaken, Lucifer is in the DC comics universe as well...

    So of course they would be interacting with each other...
     
  11. Nithavela

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    Yeah, I prefer the Manga.
     
  12. loveofourlord

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    Ohhh does this mean that we might get to see lucifer tv series have lucifers Arch nemesis show up!! ahem :> Since they are published by same comic would be interesting to see.
     
  13. loveofourlord

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    I was jsut thinking this myself :>
     
  14. durangodawood

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    Most wont.

    But enough will that the threat of violence is a real deterrent.
     
  15. Rubiks

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    Veggie Tales is just Christian anime.
     
  16. jayem

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    Back in the 70s, the National Lampoon did a series called "Son-O-God" comics. It was about a nerdy Jewish guy from NYC who transforms into a Jesus Christ-like superhero. He tackles various religious bad guys. I read one issue belonging to a buddy of mine. It was pretty funny, but loaded with religious stereotypes, and very irreverent (though what would you expect from the National Lampoon?) ^_^

    I'll bet these comics in good condition would be worth some money today.

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    Read National Lampoons Jew-Busting, Islam Bashing, Catholic Chastising Son O' God Comics From 1972-1976 - Flashbak
     
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