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October 21, 2008 1:43 PM   Subscribe

Jesus Christ: In the Name of the Gun.
posted by Pope Guilty (45 comments total) 25 users marked this as a favorite

 
Eponysterical!
posted by infinitewindow at 2:03 PM on October 21, 2008


Goddamn that's some good shit.
posted by bolda at 2:16 PM on October 21, 2008


Yep. There it is. Right there like you said.
posted by Naberius at 2:22 PM on October 21, 2008


Heh. God looks like Marlon Brando.
posted by longsleeves at 2:26 PM on October 21, 2008


That's great!
posted by The Light Fantastic at 2:27 PM on October 21, 2008


And amazingly enough, no one is threatening to cut off the head of the author.
posted by Class Goat at 2:29 PM on October 21, 2008


Christ, what an...
posted by infinitywaltz at 2:31 PM on October 21, 2008


And amazingly enough, no one is threatening to cut off the head of the author.

Yes, there. Let's go there. Let's do that. Please do.
posted by Pope Guilty at 2:31 PM on October 21, 2008


I am threatening it. I'll cut his fucking head off. He made me laugh my ass off, so its only right.

A HEAD FOR AN ASS!
posted by Joey Michaels at 2:39 PM on October 21, 2008


Ahh, Nazi-killing. Is there any more wholesome pastime?

This is wholly entertaining. Reminds me of whatever that comic was where Santa starts shooting dudes in the head.
posted by Uppity Pigeon #2 at 2:43 PM on October 21, 2008


that's pretty funny.
posted by shmegegge at 2:50 PM on October 21, 2008


Holy Shit!
posted by Sailormom at 2:59 PM on October 21, 2008


Sophomoric. Childish. Until he asked Hemingway to kill himself. That was funny.
posted by tkchrist at 3:02 PM on October 21, 2008


and i quote, "christianity is stupid..." and i endquote.
posted by artof.mulata at 3:22 PM on October 21, 2008


Heh, surprisingly good - and it kept getting better.

Thanks Guilty!
posted by porpoise at 3:35 PM on October 21, 2008


That was pretty cool.
posted by Elmore at 3:39 PM on October 21, 2008


Sophomoric. Childish.

You say that like it's a bad thing.
posted by The Light Fantastic at 3:43 PM on October 21, 2008 [2 favorites]


Surprisingly good, all the more so because, to be honest, I had low expectations of it. It reminds me of (the good bits of) Warren Ellis's and Garth Ennis's work. Thanks!
posted by aeschenkarnos at 3:43 PM on October 21, 2008


I was skeptical right up until Marlon Brando turned up - that sold it for me.
posted by panboi at 3:44 PM on October 21, 2008


There is something kind of cathartic about the idea of Jesus getting pissed about people killing in his name.

It's a concept that comes up again and again, and never seems to get old to me.

*eyes copy of Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter*

*thinks about scene from South Park*

Jesus: I have something to tell you my son... I'm packing

[knife comes out, guard gets dead]


I suspect that it's because for as kind as he has been made out to be, he obviously could be made angry (the money lenders in the temple) and it's a fun exercise to take that to it's illogical extreme.
posted by quin at 3:50 PM on October 21, 2008


You know, I thought this was just silly, and I guess it is. But it won me over when Jesus ran up the Nazi's pee stream. That was fucking brilliant.
posted by freebird at 4:39 PM on October 21, 2008


It's good, but I'm afraid that "it's a sacrilegious look at a kick-ass Jesus!" played out with... well, see quin's post above, plus Eric Stoltz in Jesus and Hutch, South Park, Jesus Hates Zombies, The Greatest Action Story Ever Told, and heck there's even a comic generator.

Poking fun at Jesus seems like low-hanging fruit at this point, right up there with "a dark look at super-heroes" and "it's a vampire but not like a Bela Lugosi vampire"!
posted by Shepherd at 4:40 PM on October 21, 2008


Plus: Stig's Inferno. 1984. Come on people.
posted by Shepherd at 4:43 PM on October 21, 2008


Is it supposed to end abruptly on page 49?
posted by shakespeherian at 4:46 PM on October 21, 2008


It's an ongoing series and that's all they've done yet.
posted by Pope Guilty at 5:06 PM on October 21, 2008


New pages are posted twice a week.

Thanks for reading the book. And please don't cut off my head. Please? Pretty please?

E
posted by badkarma9000 at 5:25 PM on October 21, 2008 [4 favorites]


Quite funny - I enjoyed this. I was going to make a remark about the historically inaccurate color of Jesus's skin in this work, but I realized that it would show that I missed the point and lacked a sense of humor. So I refrained (sort of).

Reminds me a bit of this one.
posted by Salvor Hardin at 5:46 PM on October 21, 2008


That's freaking AWESOME! Though I was kind of hoping the fat sniper ninja would be Buddha.
posted by Baby_Balrog at 5:55 PM on October 21, 2008


Great stuff, badkarma9000!
posted by yhbc at 6:00 PM on October 21, 2008


I thought the fat ninja sniper would be a Samoan attorney.
There's still time to include him, badkarma9000.
posted by Fiasco da Gama at 6:07 PM on October 21, 2008


Very original and funny.
Hooked and subscribed.
posted by bru at 6:29 PM on October 21, 2008


If Christ can turn water into wine, and if wine transubstantiates into his blood, and his blood resurrects the dead, all he needs is a rainstorm and a graveyard to raise an army.
posted by zippy at 6:30 PM on October 21, 2008 [1 favorite]


I love it when the individual responsible for the content in the FPP shows up. Makes me feel all warm and squishy.
posted by Pope Guilty at 6:46 PM on October 21, 2008


The answer to everything is "have Ernest Hemmingway show up."

That is all.
posted by XQUZYPHYR at 6:51 PM on October 21, 2008


Thanks for posting the link, Pope. I checked the traffic at lunch, and was like "Hmm.. Well, another Monday."

Then like 15 minutes later, I received a strange comment in my box, so I checked my site traffic again.

"Well, everything looks OH MIGHTY FUCK WHAT HAPPENED?!?"

Thanks for the comments, ladies and gents. I appreciate them all.

Eric

ps - I agree with XQUZYPHYR. And to Fiasco de Gama: "Lucy, is an artist. Lucy paints pictures of Barbara Streisand."
posted by badkarma9000 at 7:13 PM on October 21, 2008



That's freaking AWESOME! Though I was kind of hoping the fat sniper ninja would be Buddha
.

I was hoping it was going to be Walter Sobchak.

"Saturday, Donny Jesus, is Shabbos, the Jewish day of rest. That means that I don't work, I don't get in a car, I don't fucking ride in a car, I don't pick up the phone, I don't turn on the oven, and I sure as shit don't fucking roll kill Nazis! Shomer shabbos!"
posted by Chrischris at 7:23 PM on October 21, 2008


Great stuff, thanks.
posted by fungible at 7:34 PM on October 21, 2008


I've seen this sorta thing done before...

but it was worth it just to read this page.
posted by ErWenn at 9:04 PM on October 21, 2008


Poking fun at Jesus seems like low-hanging fruit at this point,

Nah, what's important is how well you do it, and this is pretty funny.
posted by sebastienbailard at 10:00 PM on October 21, 2008


Was going to post a link to Jesus Christ: Vampire Hunter, but that's been done. I should point out that the tag line is: "The power of Christ impales you."

Also, let's not forget Robert Kirkman's pre Walking Dead opus, Battle Pope.
posted by Telf at 10:16 PM on October 21, 2008


Heh. God looks like Marlon Brando.

Could be a reference to Jor-El from the Superman movies.
posted by jkafka at 12:58 AM on October 22, 2008


I love this comic. Great to see Jesus used in a clever way. And I'm not even a Christian.

The running up piss is a stroke of pure genius.
posted by AzzaMcKazza at 2:16 AM on October 22, 2008


I really liked this, thanks.
posted by Divine_Wino at 6:00 AM on October 22, 2008


My first instinct was to hate on it, but this is really a lot of fun! I'm hooked.
posted by Uther Bentrazor at 7:19 AM on October 22, 2008


This made my day so much better. Subscribed, can't wait for more.
posted by saturnine at 2:33 PM on October 22, 2008


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