Preacher Book One [NOOK Book]

Overview

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 ...
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Preacher Book One

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Overview

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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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"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

"It will restore your faith. In comics."—The New York Daily News

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401245429
  • Publisher: DC Comics
  • Publication date: 4/9/2013
  • Series: Preacher
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Mature Content
  • Sales rank: 120,086
  • File size: 146 MB
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Meet the Author

Garth Ennis
Garth Ennis has been writing comics for twenty years, initially for British titles like 2000 AD and Crisis, then for various American publishers. As well as PREACHER, his credits include HELLBLAZER, HITMAN, WAR STORY, ADVENTURES IN THE RIFLE BRIGADE, KEV, BATTLER BRITTON, The Boys, Battlefields, Dan Dare, 303, The Chronicles of Wormwood, Crossed, Streets of Glory, Dicks, The Punisher, Fury and The Pro. Originally hailing from Belfast, Northern Ireland, he now resides in New York City with his wife, Ruth.

Steve Dillon began his professional comics career at the age of 16 with a story in Marvel UK’s Hulk Weekly, and he hasn’t stopped working since. After helping to fill the pages of 2000 AD and Warrior throughout the 1980s, he joined with fellow artist Brett Ewins in 1988 to launch Deadline, a monthly explosion of comics genius that ran for seven years.
In 1992 Dillon was tapped to illustrate a run on HELLBLAZER written by Garth Ennis, and three years later the two creators unleashed PREACHER on an unsuspecting world. Since then Dillon has contributed work to such titles as The Punisher, Supreme Power: Nighthawk, Bullseye: Greatest Hits and Wolverine: Origins. Eschewing international celebrity, he lives a quiet life with his family in Luton.
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  • Posted August 22, 2009

    Magnificent Read

    The book kept me entrenched in it the whole way through. I was very excited to see a hard cover version of this glorious book.
    Back in the mid to late 90's, Preacher was my first experience with Garth Ennis and I have tried to follow him ever since. Preacher was the first graphic novel that I read that was actually graphic. It was the kind of violence, language, and sexuality that I only ever saw in movies. It was as I saw it, "Finally a comic for an older demographic!"
    If I had to find something wrong with the writing, I would say the characters that were supposed to be Deep South characters used a bit too much European English slang. Even this I did not mind all that much, it just stood out is all.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2013

    Amazing

    Deep, dark, disturbing, and brilliant. A wild ride from start to finish.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2013

    Vertigo classic

    Funny, violent, disturbing and dramatic (sometimes all at once) Preacher is one of the greatest comics ever made

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