chvnradio.com

Now Playing What just played?

THE COLOR

ONE SURE THING

Listen Live

DC Comics is causing excitement and caution as they prepare to release their latest superhero, Jesus. 

An imprint of DC Comics, DC Vertigo, will release a six-issue series called Second Coming.

"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!" DC says in the plot summary.

"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."

The comic is written by Mark Russell and artist Richard Pace.

In an interview with website Bleeding Cool, Russell says that "An all-powerful superhero, named Sun-Man, has to share a two bedroom apartment with Jesus Christ. The conceit is that God was so upset with Jesus’s performance the first time he came to Earth, since he was arrested so soon and crucified shortly after, that he has kept him locked-up since then."

Commenters on one social media site said that the premise is "not biblical and demeans the gospel." Another said, "A wolf in a sheep's costume (not even close to the real Jesus by a long shot!) to confuse inexperienced Christians, especially kids!"

The comic goes on sale in March.

 

Share this story!

Latest flood forecast has Red exceeding 2009 levels

The Red River and its tributaries will see substantial flooding this spring, according to…

UPDATE: 2 pedestrians hit by car - child taken to hospital in critical condition

Police are pleading for witnesses to come forward after a child and adult were struck by…

1,000 kids attend 204 youth rally in Winnipeg

What started off as a conference with 300 students three years ago has now outgrown two…

From many miscarriages to triplets

A Winnipeg Christian author has written a book about her journey from experiencing…

RCMP say missing man has been safely located

Lac Du Bonnet RCMP say that a 67-year-old who had not been hear from since February has…

Death and new life in Winnipeg's art and culture scene

Two artists showing now at the Mennonite Heritage Gallery explore life and death in…

Thank a driver: Transit Driver Appreciation Day

Today is Transit Driver Appreciation Day!

Police investigating homicide in West End

The Winnipeg Police Service say that a serious incident in Winnipeg's West End has turned…

2019 campground reservations open today

If camping is part of your to do list this summer, Monday is the day to start booking…

Word of God reaches 20,000 at one of the world's wildest, biggest parties

Missionaries from across Europe teamed up with North Americans to hand out Bibles and…

LOVECOLLIDE takes home Christian Juno

The DeLeary sisters gave thanks to Jesus and pointed to their Indigenous roots as they…

Evangelical leaders in Latin America asking for day of prayer March 17

"In the last hours the sociopolitical crisis in Venezuela has worsened, where the biggest…

Police asking for assistance in early morning homicide

The Winnipeg Police Service is asking for people to come forward who may have witnessed…

Tow truck struck on highway while assisting motorists

For the second time in three weeks, an emergency vehicle with lights activated and…

Christian leaders show outpouring of support in wake of New Zealand attacks

Christian leaders from around the world are speaking out and encouraging others to pray…

Man sentenced in Winkler church stabbing

The suspect in a Winkler church stabbing incident has been sentenced to 10 years in…

A Winkler church finds a unique way to invest in marriages

Winkler's Mennonite Brethren Church has tapped into a unique strategy to help strengthen…

This year's Champion Child was born the size of a cell phone

Gianna Eusebio is the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba's 2019 Champion Child.

Worship In The City returning to its roots for 1 year

Worship in the City will happen this year in Steinbach but not at the Summer In The City…

New Food Guide more affordable

Canada's new Food Guide places more focus on plant-based eating and eliminated the four…