In March 2019, a new Dc comic book will be released to stores under the title “Second Coming”, that tells about the adventures of Jesus Christ and a hero called a “Sun-Man”. And guess what… Some people didn’t like that.
Jesus Christ comes back to earth, to learn how to be a real superhero. Screenwriter – Mark Russel and artist – richard are telling the story abut the Superhero – “Sun Man” and Jesus Christ and how they have to learn to cooperate.
?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!? the plot summary
from DC Vertigo reads. ?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.?
Russell, who grew up in Christian schools, told BleedingCool.com he believes Jesus has been misrepresented in modern-day congregations.
?The Christian religion doesn?t really base itself on what he taught, particularly in the modern Evangelical megachurches,? he said. ?They have him more as mascot on t-shirts to prove they?re on the winning team. [Second Coming] is about Jesus coming down and being appalled by what he sees has been done in his name by Christianity in the last two thousand years. He goes by a megachurch and they have a billboard of this Tom Brady-looking Jesus Christ throwing a football and he doesn?t even recognize himself which is a metaphor for him not recognizing what?s been done with the religion that bears his name.?
the comic book about Jesus met with criticism
It is not difficult to guess that making Jesus a comic book hero has been criticized by some religious groups. A petition has appeared on the CitizenGo portal, the aim of which is to force DC Comics to cancel a series of comics. So far, it has collected over 108,000 signatures. The goal is to collect 200,000 signatures.
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