The pope in comics: John Paul II

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While we wait for the identity of the new pope to be announced, let’s take a look at one instance of the pope in comics. Here are images from Marvel’s biography The Life of Pope John Paul II published in 1982.

The cover blurb promises to reveal the entire story inside.

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Blogger 4thLetter! provides a full, 2-part review.

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He was no Battle Pope, but he did survive an attempt on his life.

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