Surfin’ Savior

slashgirl points us to this story:

An Austrian illustrator behind a comic that depicts Jesus as a laid-back, binge-drinking surfer is in the midst of an uproar.

A group of artists gathered in Vienna Tuesday to draw attention to Greece’s ban of Austrian illustrator Gerhard Haderer’s The Life of Jesus, a religious satire and playful re-imagining of the life of Christ. It is reportedly the first book the country has banned in more than 20 years.