Synopses & Reviews
Mark Russell & Shannon Wheeler’s faithful-yet-irreverent approach to
the Bible made their book God is Disappointed In You a modern cult
classic. Now, by popular demand, they turn their attention to the best
parts left out of the canonical Bible, including the Midrash, the
Apocrypha, Gnostic Gospels, and more! And if you thought the BIBLE had
some weird stuff in it…
About the Author
Russell is the author of God Is Disappointed in You (Top Shelf Productions, 2013), a modern re-telling of the Bible (with cartoons by New Yorker cartoonist Shannon Wheeler). A similar book is in the works about non-canonical Jewish and Christian texts (again in collaboration with Wheeler) called Apocrypha Now (Top Shelf/IDW, 2016). Mark Russell is also writing a reboot of the 1973 DC comic book series Prez, drawn by Ben Caldwell which begins publication in June, 2015. Starting in 2014, Mark Russell began publishing his cartoon strip "Eaglesport" at NailedMagazine.com.
Shannon Wheeler is the versatile indy comic creator of Too Much Coffee Man. His comics have appeared in newspapers, magazines, comic books and opera houses including The Onion newspaper and The New Yorker magazine. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his cats, chickens, bees, girlfriend and children.