Newsclip®: [Entertainment] The word on AMC’s ‘Preacher’: hilarious - San Francisco Chronicle

"In a dusty little town called Annville, Texas, where vandals routinely rearrange the letters on the welcome sign in front of All Saints Congregational Church (“Jesus Free With Store Purchase”), “Preacher” is about to arrive. The 10-episode first season of the dark and hilarious AMC series is yet another adaptation from the world of comic books, but this isn’t your usual comic book show about caped dudes running around in blue long johns. [...] the antihero of the piece is a bedeviled man of the cloth whose moral compass is on permanent spin cycle. Writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon developed the 75-issue comic book franchise in the ’90s about a preacher who is accidentally zapped with something that gives him special powers. Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper) is haunted by memories of his father, also a preacher, and struggling to lead a better life than he did before he came back to Annville. The rest of us have to work a little more than",

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