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13It's Based On A Comic

Preacher Comic Book Cover Trade Vol 1

Let's get the obvious out of the way here. Comic book adaptations are still hot property for TV and film, and Preacher is no exception. However, this is absolutely not a superhero show. The original Preacher comics debuted in 1995, and the series enjoyed a nice 5 year run before

wrapping up in the fall of 2000. In addition to the monthly issues that told the central story, Vertigo comics (an imprint of DC) also released five one-shot specials and a four-part miniseries titled "Preacher: Saint of Killers."

The series is written by famed comic writer Garth Ennis and inked by Steve Dillon, with cover art by Glenn Fabry. Although series like this are a little more common these days, twenty years ago, long-form (yet finite) series written by a single person were incredibly rare – and Preacher showed us how it was done. The series became a cult classic with a devoted fanbase who loved seeing a series that didn’t tone itself down for anyone.

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