“There’s only one God, ma’am, and I’m pretty sure he doesn’t dress like that!” – Captain America (The Avengers)
Continuing the contentious journey that has become known as Comic Shop Confidential, Andrew Farmer is yet again joined on his quest by Cole “JediCole” Houston. In this exciting issue the daring duo take on religion in comics. While often overlooked, the religious beliefs of comic characters are explored at times. From high profile examples like Daredevil to more subtle and surprising incarnations, faith has long had a place in the pages of our favorite comics.
Join us now as we examine the role of religion as theme or character background in the comics of various publishers. From the passing mention to controversial in-your-face depictions, the myriad mysteries of religion are discussed at length.