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Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-190).
|LC Classifications||PN6712 .G37 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||191 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||191|
|LC Control Number||2004015198|
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Scott Bayles is pastor of Blooming Grove Christian Church in Palmyra, IL and author of Holy Heroes: The Gospel according to DC & Marvel. His enthusiasm for comic books and cosplay, along with his passion to reach fellow geeks with the gospel, led him to co-found Costumers for Christ, a nonprofit ministry that uses comics and cosplay to share Christ.