Coming to TV: Lucifer as Detective?

Yes, you saw that correctly, this is a real thing. Lucifer is bored with running Hell, so he moved to LA.  How he can tell the difference is beyond me.

Anyway, Lucifer is also fed up with vice directly affecting those around him, so he’s going to help the LAPD.

I’m not sure if this is inspired or a train wreck in the making.  The side of my that likes bright shiny things is going “How many in-jokes and references to Dante can they make?”  The side of me that has a degree in Catholic philosophy is going “My brain hurts, precious.”

Apparently, this is based off of a comic book.  Which just goes to show that comics are even stranger than you ever thought they might be.

However, two things. 1) I have no problem with him being vaguely British. 2) Why is Sympathy for the Devil not playing over this trailer?

About Declan Finn

Declan Finn is the author of Honor at Stake, an urban fantasy novel, nominated for Best Horror in the first annual Dragon Awards. He has also written The Pius Trilogy, an attempt to take Dan Brown to the woodshed in his own medium -- soon to be republished by Silver Empire Press. Finn has also written "Codename: Winterborn," an SF espionage thriller, and it's follow-up, "Codename: Winterborn." And "It was Only on Stun!" and "Set To Kill" are murder mysteries at a science fiction convention.
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2 Responses to Coming to TV: Lucifer as Detective?

  1. Lori Janeski says:

    Wow, that could either be really good, or really horrible. With a generous grain of salt, of course. *must refrain from commenting on the bad theology!* 🙂


  2. I think I’d have an easier time suspending my disbelief (or rather, my training in Catholic philosophy and theology) if the character weren’t the top demon. Otherwise, the supernatural elements, the wit, and the premise would all make for a good story.


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