Fun fact: I grew up as a super devout Mormon. I stopped believing when I was 18, but I still spend a lot of time thinking about those beliefs.
A core tenet of Mormonism is that God used to be a mortal human like us, then went on to become a perfect being in an eternal afterlife, creating endless worlds and having endless children, and we can do the same thing if we follow all the rules. I would love a huge extension on my lifespan, but an eternal extension, especially as a perfected being, seems to pose some terrifying problems.
Also, after finishing these comics, I realized I’d basically just made a Chick tract warning against the horrors of Mormonism. So, of course, I had to make some covers:
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