Posts Tagged ‘Preacher’
Stuck in development hell for years Preacher is the kind of thing that I could never see actually making onto the screen big or small, it was just too batshit crazy and too unapologetically gleefully offensive. When news emerged that Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg were working on bringing Preacher to the small screen I […]
So, it’s here, it’s been all over social media already and it’s whet a few appetites out there – my own included. This trailer did just enough for me as a Preacher fan to get me interested. It’s shown the main character, Jesse (played by Howard Star-umm, Dominic Cooper) and gives a teensy bit of […]
The world gets its first look at the long mooted TV adaptation of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s critically acclaimed fan favourite comic Preacher in the first brief teaser trailer prior to the first full trailer this evening. The upcoming series from AMC, the home of The Walking Dead (also based, somewhat loosely, on a […]
It wasn’t that long ago that the idea of a TV series based on a comic would have just been the idle fantasy of fans and fodder for Tumblr casting posts. Now we’re in an era where producers and networks are tripping over themselves to adapt a comic for a TV series. Recent months have […]
Not content with having a smash hit show based on one critically acclaimed comic AMC have now made it official that Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s kentucky fried western road trip comic Preacher will soon be coming to a screen near you. Joel Stillerman, AMC executive vice president of original programming, production and digital content […]
Shortly after news hit that AMC might be ordering a pilot based on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillion’s classic comic Preacher courtesy of badassdigest it seems that Seth Rogen may be involved after posting some rather telling tweets, For anyone paying attention Preacher has been the subject of numerous attempts to make the transition to […]
Before I go further this needs to be made perfectly clear, this is not for the casual reader of graphic novels or somebody who is easily offended. The violence is extremely over the top, in almost the first panel you see 'Wee Hughie' holding the severed and bloody hands of his girlfriend. However even this pales in comparison to the treatment of a young female superhero trying to join ‘The Seven’ (a direct parody of The Justice League), which has to be seen to be believed.
The brainchild of Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson, “Transmetropolitan” throws a lot of people with its name. Several people apparently believe it has something to do with metro-sexuality and present day New York. This could not be further from the truth, and if you have not heard or indeed read this graphic novel, do it. I cannot give it higher praise, being a huge fan of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.