Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's groundbreaking Vertigo series is finally given the Absolute Edition treatment with ABSOLUTE PREACHER VOL. 1!
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.
Collects issues #1-26 of PREACHER in an oversized Absolute Edition format, complete with a new slipcase and bonus material!
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, ALL-STAR SECTION EIGHT and amongst many other titles.
“Just about the best thing to come along since comics started finding their way into books.” — The Washington Post
“A thrilling cross between a black comedy and a violent road movie... Natural Born Killers with heart and a sense of humor.” — Details
“Features more blood and blasphemy than any mainstream comic in memory.” — Entertainment Weekly
“Far and away the best example of the genre I have ever seen.” — The Guardian