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Preacher Book One TP [Paperback]

Steve Dillon
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Book Description

25 Jun 2013 Preacher
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.

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  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: DC Comics (25 Jun 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1401240453
  • ISBN-13: 978-1401240455
  • Product Dimensions: 25.8 x 16.9 x 1.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 16,175 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Just about the best thing to come along since comics started finding their way into books."--"The Washington Post"

"Features more blood and blasphemy than any mainstream comic in memory. Cool."--"Entertainment Weekly"

"The most intense adult comic in ages."--"Spin
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"It will restore your faith. In comics."--"The New York Daily News"

About the Author

Irish-born writer Garth Ennis is the acclaimed author of the PREACHER graphic novel series, and also has written numerous JOHN CONSTANTINE -- HELLBLAZER graphic novels, as well as THE AUTHORITY, THE BOYS, WAR STORIES, PRIDE AND JOY and other titles.

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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best comic series I've ever read 27 May 2003
Format:Paperback
It's weird. Back when I used to read classic Brit sci-fi comic '2000AD', my favourite story with my favourite art was 'Slaine', drawn by the amazing Glenn Fabry, and quite possibly my most hated story with my most hated art was 'Rogue Trooper', drawn by some guy called Steve Dillon.
Fast forward to the present, and I'm stunned, amazed and delighted by 'Preacher', which I've only just discovered. It has the most fantastic, hilarious and sharp writing by Garth Ennis, totally mind-bending covers by Glenn Fabry...and...what's this? Superb art by Steve Dillon! Yes, he has improved so much since those old 2000AD days, and I now love his work. All three of these talents come together perfectly to create what is, without a doubt, the best comic series I've ever read.
Although the central story of Preacher is something about demon/angel posession and a vendetta against God, most of the series' time is spent on a multitude of subplots and happy meanderings through insanity, perversion and numerous moments of ultra-violence as three of the most damn likeable lead characters you'll ever meet, wander around America encountering all kinds of weirdos and freaks, each with a twisted tale to tell. Every line that Ennis writes is as sharp as an eye-gouging needle and every frame that Dillon draws is just really great.
I don't feel I need to say anything else, except, if you have any interest at all in graphic novels and haven't yet read Preacher, do yourself a favour and pick up this first instalment now. It doesn't matter if the idea of the story doesn't really appeal to you (It didn't really appeal to me when I first heard about it) - Just trust me. You'll have a blast.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars My love of Garth Ennis' work started here 10 May 2004
Format:Paperback
Although I rather enjoyed the occasional issue of ‘Preacher’ that I’d flip through at the local comic shop, I never really got into collecting the series. Then I discovered the first trade paperback, and took a closer look at this legendary funnybook tale of a former Texas minister, his girlfriend, and their mysterious Irish vampire sidekick on their mission to find God. And I must say, I’ve got to go along with what many of the critics and fellow fans have said about it (well, the state-side ones, anyway). It truly is an amazing hybrid of road movie, western, & horror flick, with a bit of modern Biblical epic, and some cop drama & murder-mystery/suspense as well (in this particular volume, anyway). This four-color epic hits on practically every movie genre you can think of short of sci-fi! Well, without it being a movie, anyway. Of course, from the rumors running through the grapevine of comic-book geekdom, ‘Preacher’ may soon be hitting the celluloid as hard as it did the bristol board!
Although writer Garth Ennis was no stranger to conceptualizing some of comics’ darkest and most disturbing, yet unbelievably hilarious moments before he started this saga, ‘Preacher’ was the book cemented his reputation for these things. With the help of Steve Dillon’s renderings, Ennis proves himself the master of the kinda blood & guts that’d make the likes of Paul Verhoeven & Quentin Tarantino queasy, yet mixed with an amazingly dark & sick sense of humor that helps… um… lighten the tone a bit. His rep for creating some of the freakiest and whacked-out supporting characters also began here, with the introduction of Arse-Face, the hideously disfigured teenage son of an overbearing podunk town sheriff.
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19 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars That fella's got a face like an... 7 Jan 2006
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Format:Paperback
Recently I decided to check out some new comic titles - by "new" obviously meaning ones I haven't read yet, as Preacher ran from 1995 to 2000. While Preacher is of course a well-known title among comics/graphic novels, it was mostly a shot in the dark. Well, when I turned the light on, there was a big smoking bullet hole right in the bullseye.
I started out skeptical. Take Cassidy: an Irish vampire. It felt pretty thrown together, but before long you're loving the guy for being such a reliable jerk. The craziest things happen in Preacher, but in the end all you can do is laugh your head off and turn the page.
Not that it's all smiles, of course. The sheer amount of flesh-rending gunshot wounds in the entire Preacher series is staggering. And pitting God Almighty as the antagonist is a pretty damn brave thing to do - we may live in a fairly liberal western world, but surely some things people still don't suffer to be taken lightly. Be warned, Jesse Custer is not strictly a moral man, and some may find offense in the comic's easily dispensed violence and unforgiving treatment of 'bad folks' (until they remember that it is, after all, just a comic, that is).
Preacher is a fresh take on the mythology of America, strong plot, surprises for even the most cynical among us, one-liners and panels that make you burst out laughing ("Paulie, you sure you're not just ****ed in the head?"), strong characters (Tulip must be one of the toughest chicks ever seen in comic books), and no compromises. Pick up Gone To Texas and be assured that every issue after it is at least as good as the last.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best comic series I have ever read 17 May 2003
Format:Paperback
It's weird. Back when I used to read classic Brit sci-fi comic '2000AD', my favourite story with my favourite art was 'Slaine', drawn by the amazing Glenn Fabry, and quite possibly my most hated story with my most hated art was 'Rogue Trooper', drawn by some guy called Steve Dillon.
Fast forward to the present, and I'm stunned, amazed and delighted by 'Preacher', which I've only just discovered. It has the most fantastic, hilarious and sharp writing by Garth Ennis, totally mind-bending covers by Glenn Fabry...and...what's this? Superb art by Steve Dillon! Yes, he has improved so much since those old 2000AD days, and I now love his work. All three of these talents come together perfectly to create what is, without a doubt, the best comic series I've ever read.
Although the central story of Preacher is something about demon/angel posession and a vendetta against God, most of the series' time is spent on a multitude of subplots and happy meanderings through insanity, perversion and numerous moments of ultra-violence as three of the most damn likeable lead characters you'll ever meet, wander around America encountering all kinds of weirdos and freaks, each with a twisted tale to tell. Every line that Ennis writes is as sharp as an eye-gouging needle and every frame that Dillon draws is...you know...just really freaking great.
I don't really need to say anything else, except, if you have any interest at all in graphic novels and haven't yet read Preacher, do yourself a favour and pick up this first instalment now. It doesn't matter if the idea of the story doesn't really catch your attention (It didn't really appeal to me when I first heard about it) - Just trust me. You'll have a blast.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
2.0 out of 5 stars Overrated first book
Garth Ennis is definitely one of my all-time favourite comic book writers. I forget which series I read first - his Punisher MAX run I think followed by The Boys - but I do... Read more
Published 26 days ago by Noel
5.0 out of 5 stars Good seller A+++
Ordered on a whim as I heard it's being turned into a series by the same network that made walking dead, so wanted to read before it was broadcast. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Sean Francois
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it :)
I would totally recommend this 100%.
The series is brilliant I couldn't put them down.
Buy it and see :)
Published 1 month ago by miss v schifano
5.0 out of 5 stars Preaching to the unconverted
This is a great read and made my plane journey fly by excuse the pun! The art is perfect the tone is dark and the mix of characters is amazing.
Published 1 month ago by Mr S A REIDY
5.0 out of 5 stars classic
If you're reading this review, you're probably contemplating on wether you should buy this book or not. Read more
Published 7 months ago by pete brandreth
5.0 out of 5 stars great!
It's a great graphic novel, very intense and gritty. So easy to read and very addictive. Can't wait to read more!
Published 9 months ago by lara xx
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Read
Great read perfect comic. I had not read any of these before but I will certainly order the rest in the series.
Published 9 months ago by CiaranaB
5.0 out of 5 stars A gripping story!
This is one of the frist graphic novels/comics I have read. It was recommended to me by a friend who read them in his teenage years. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Priyanka Hutschenreiter
3.0 out of 5 stars Good but a bit over hyped I felt.
I was given this as I had been reading The Boys and really enjoying it and heard everyone ranting about Preacher so my cousin gave me a loan of it. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Family Man
5.0 out of 5 stars Violent and Dirty
What more could you want? A friend recommended me the Preacher series and I have to say I am not disappointed. Read more
Published 18 months ago by Twist
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