Preacher, Book One
Merging with a bizarre spiritual force called Genesis, Texan Preacher Jesse Custer becomes completely disillusioned with the beliefs that he had dedicated his entire life to. Now possessing the power of "the word," an ability to make people do whatever he utters, Custer begins a violent and... show more
Merging with a bizarre spiritual force called Genesis, Texan Preacher Jesse Custer becomes completely disillusioned with the beliefs that he had dedicated his entire life to. Now possessing the power of "the word," an ability to make people do whatever he utters, Custer begins a violent and riotous journey across the country. Joined by his gun-toting girlfriend Tulip and the hard drinking Irish vampire Cassidy, the Preacher loses faith in both man and God as he witnesses dark atrocities and improbable calamities during his exploration of America.
Publish date: June 18th 2013
Publisher: Vertigo Comics
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Series: Preacher (#1)
I originally read Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s Preacher about 15 years ago. It was of one of the original printings of the first trade collection and I realise now that I was too young to understand it. Now, a little bit older and (hopefully) a little bit wiser I “get” the story, and what Ennis ...
This graphic novel volume, (containing issues 1-12), was ultra-violent, irreverent, extremely funny and fascinating. I can't wait to read the next one!! My highest recommendation to fans of horror and graphic novels!
Okay. Everyone scoot on over, because I'm hopping on the Preacher bandwagon and never looking back. Seriously, why did I wait so long to read this? I've never seen a story that more perfectly spotlights religious disillusionment, in my life. This was a wild, and enjoyable romp. The jokes, the dogma,...
Gotta be Jesse Custer. I knew a little about this: a main character who was a preacher, his girlfriend Tulip and a vampire sidekick. (Who goes off his own way.) Arseface is a pretty notorious character from this, as well. And you get his background and introduction in this volume, as well...
The BasicsJesse has just recently found himself imbued with intense power that kills his entire congregation. This power is the result of being possessed by Genesis, a rogue half-demon, half-angel that is being hunted down by the Saint of Killers. With the help of Tulip (Jesse’s ex-girlfriend) and C...
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