With its exploding pastors, gun-toting angels, fantastic crusade scenes and pop-culture zingers, it should be a smash. And hitherto Preacher abides unpreached. Why?
If you had to choose a year to liberate a TV adaptation of a violent and pervert comic book, you would probably select 2016.
The Walking Dead, despite being an wearisome mirth-vacuum, still gets the kind of considering illustrations often reserved for moon grounds and halftime-show wardrobe glitches. Marvels Daredevil attested comic book Tv doesnt have to be a joyless work, as did its twin sister, Jessica Jones. And makes not forget that the biggest show in the world the one discussed equally by professors, footballers, Michael Gove and your mum has dragons in it. Actual dragons.
The point is, were lapping up genre Tv. Preacher could not have launched to a more receptive audience at a more receptive period. And hitherto no one is talking about it. Watercoolers abide uncrowded. Preacher remains unpreached. Have you ever raced dwelling because every second of not knowing what happens in the next escapade of Preacher is like a fingernail down the chalkboard of your feeling? No. And thats a reproach, because, as bright as Preacher is( and makes get this out of the direction now it really is ), its an oddly difficult reveal to love.
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