American Jesus: The New Messiah #3
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American Jesus: The New Messiah #3

Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Peter Gross Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: February 19, 2020 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 3
9.6Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

AMERICAN JESUS returns with THE NEW MESSIAH. A virgin pregnancy in '70s New York forces a young couple to flee for their lives, as evil powers close in to destroy them. An angel in a dream foretells a dark future and a battle with the Antichrist. The teenagers go on the run with only their faith.

  • 9.6
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Feb 18, 2020

    If I have any criticism of this book. It is that we haven't really seen too much in this story from the opposite side of the fence as to the kind of upbringing the Messiah's opposite number had and how he or she has been living their life. I guess the writer is saving all of that for later issues. Either way, it would be cool to see that. Read Full Review

  • 10
    GTMedia Reviews Mar 15, 2020

    In recent years the term "Mary Sue" has been used to describe a lot of modern female protagonists. The biggest and clearest and example of the trope would be "Rey" from the Star Wars. Another modern example would be Captain Marvel from the MCU. Modern mainstream comics are full of these characters.

    The "Mary Sue" generally exists due to poor writing. They aren't compelling characters and normally have everything they need at the outset of the story so there isn't much room for real character development.

    What Mark Millar has done with American Jesus is to create an extremely overpowered female protagonist. The character technically fits the Mary Sue label but unlike most of the characters that fit the descripti more

  • 8.5
    daspidaboy Jul 10, 2021

  • 8.0
    Josecab79 Feb 24, 2020

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