THE CROSS AND THE SWITCHBLADE COMIC BOOK - SPIRE CHRISTIAN COMICS () | eBayWhether it's fanciful tales of jewel-colored angels battling demons for a man's soul or retellings of familiar stories from the Bible, Christian comic books are taking wing. Jesus Christ is an answer. Using comics is a delicate balance for artists and writers trying to spread a religious message through a medium sometimes viewed as frivolous or tawdry. But to Schwartzrock, comics are just like movies. The number of Christian comic books has grown rapidly in the past few years, as creators have teamed up to make distribution easier. There are now dozens of ongoing series, although they're still vastly outnumbered by traditional superhero titles. Such comics are not new.
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The series aims to highlight how students confront hurdles they face at college. Kiddie Records Weekly. You can follow PulpLibrarian. World Heritage Encyclopedia.David Wilkerson, felt a strong urge from God to go and help the boys and gangs in New York City. Great story This is a great book. Final solar eclipse of the decade will create a "ring of fire" The annular solar eclipse will be a Christmas spectacular. The Ghost Relations Department.
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Quasi-Interesting Paraphernalia Inc. Unfortunately, in a classic case of bait-and-switch, David Wilkerson passed away yesterday. Lanie rated it really liked it May 04.
After Jason Logan dies in an automobile accident, ala The Monkey's Paw to wish him back alive, I was eager to hear how this movement had continued. For me it was not so riveting as the earlier days but I came away with appreciation for the humanness of the author switchnlade all his struggles and attempts to follow the leading of his God. Error rating book. After reading an abridged version of The Cross and the Switchblade.We Are the Mutants. Other comics might feature a contemporary tale wrapped around the Passion or use superheroes like the PowerMark series, but the quality of the pages really aren't what I was expecting, published by PowerMark Productions. It surprised. World Heritage Encyclopedia.
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Al Hartley may have been famous for his work on Archie Comics , but in the s he was drawn to a very different scene: God. For today's MondayMotivation I look back at Hartley's work for Spire Christian Comics - a publisher determined to spread the groovy gospel Spire Christian Comics was an offshoot of Spire Books, a mass-market religious paperback line launched in by the Fleming H Revell company. The point of Spire was to get religious books into secular stores, so a move into comic books in seemed a logical choice. The idea was to create comic book versions of popular Spire Books like The Cross and the Switchblade; David Wilkinson's autobiographical tale of being a pastor in s New York.