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The Resource Punk Rock Jesus, Sean Murphy

Punk Rock Jesus, Sean Murphy

Label
Punk Rock Jesus
Title
Punk Rock Jesus
Statement of responsibility
Sean Murphy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A reality TV show starring a clone of Jesus Christ causes chaos across the U.S. of the near future in PUNK ROCK JESUS, a new graphic novel written and drawn by Sean Murphy, the acclaimed illustrator of JOE THE BARBARIAN and AMERICAN VAMPIRE. J2 causes both outrage and adulation. Religious zealots either love or hate the show, angry politicians worry about its influence on the nation, and members of the scientific community fear the implications of cloning a human being at all, let alone the Son of God. Thomas McKael is the clones's bodyguard and former IRA operative, who despite his turbulent past is hired to protect the new Jesus, a baby who captivates the world, but grows up to become an angry teenager. When falling ratings force the network to cut Jesus's mother from the series the young star runs away, renounces his religious heritage and forms a punk rock band. And what starts off as babysitting for Thomas becomes an epic battle, as Jesus goes to war against the corporate media complex that created him. Along with his artistic credits on JOE THE BARBARIAN and AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST, Murphy also wrote and illustrated the graphic novel OFF ROAD (Oni Press), and cowrote OUTER ORBIT (Dark Horse Comics)
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10172695
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murphy, Sean Gordon
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6727.M783
LC item number
P86 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesus Christ
  • Punk culture
  • Cloning
Target audience
adult
Label
Punk Rock Jesus, Sean Murphy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in single magazine form in Punk Rock Jesus 1-6."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781401237684
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012048551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 821206813
  • (OCoLC)821206813
Label
Punk Rock Jesus, Sean Murphy
Publication
Note
"Originally published in single magazine form in Punk Rock Jesus 1-6."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781401237684
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012048551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 821206813
  • (OCoLC)821206813

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