A personal note from the author:

I wanted to tell a story of societal issues using the style of superheroes.

— Alejandro Gonzalez

Comic book-style superpowers become real in the ordinary modern world, and a group of comic book nerds have to fight a false prophet who has created a fake Jesus who is killing massive numbers of people and is amassing millions of followers.

Manny is a working stiff who escapes from the everyday grind by reading comic books, watching anime, and playing video games. His superhero fantasy becomes real when a bizarre light show erupts in the sky worldwide, and he is one of the many who gain powers. Unfortunately, real life isn’t a comic book, and when a preacher creates a false messiah, millions of people are forced to make a potentially civilization-threatening choice. Now a handful of out-of-their-depth nerds must stand up to evil. But how do you stand up to evil, when that evil wears the face of the most recognizable figure in history?


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