Acclaimed series PREACHER is given the Absolute treatment! A masterpiece of violence, depravity, love and redemption, critically lauded writer Garth Ennis and fan favorite artist Steve Dillon’s PREACHER follows the Reverend Jesse Custer on his epic quest to track down an absent God and force him to answer for the sufferings of his creation.
Acclaimed by fans and critics alike, this groundbreaking title shattered conventions and set new standards for American comics during its original run. Now, Vertigo and DC Comics are proud to present the definitive Absolute Edition of Ennis and Dillon’s transformative work. This second of three deluxe slipcased volumes collects issues #27-40 of the series together with the specials “Saint of Killers,” “Cassidy—Blood and Whiskey,” “One Man’s War,” “The Good Old Boys” and “The Story of You-Know-Who,” and features an introduction by actor Graham McTavish—the Saint of Killers from AMC’s Preacher—as well as previously unseen preliminary art from the specials, a gallery of PREACHER covers and collectibles, and more treasures from the series’ infamous GONE TO TEXAS letters column.
Collects PREACHER #27-40, PREACHER SPECIAL: SAINT OF KILLERS #1-4, PREACHER SPECIAL: THE STORY OF YOU-KNOW-WHO #1, PREACHER SPECIAL: THE GOOD OLD BOYS #1 and PREACHER SPECIAL: CASSIDY—BLOOD AND WHISKEY #1.
"Just about the best thing to come along since comics started finding their way into books."--WASHINGTON POST
"Features more blood and blasphemy than any mainstream comic in memory. Cool."--ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
"The most intense adult comic in ages."--SPIN
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 many other titles.