Newsclip®: [Entertainment] ‘Preacher’ will revive your faith in comic-book fare | New York Post

"Behold, AMC noticed some of us are bored as hell of “The Walking Dead” — forever walking, always more of the dead — and tried its hand at an entirely new comics adaptation. And hallelujah — it is good. “Preacher,” from the comic book series by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, kicks off with a sequence straight out of a campy old sci-fi flick: A mysterious pulsating mass careens through space, coming to rest in the body of an African minister evangelizing to his flock. The alien visitation doesn’t, shall we say, take. Soon, we’re in the sweltering Texas hamlet of Annville, where laconic preacher Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper) is delivering an uninspiring sermon to his uninspired congregation. Cooper, our weary antihero, carries himself as if his white clerical collar weighs roughly eight tons as he makes the rounds, halfheartedly ministering to his parishioners (many of whom might, with apologies to Woody Allen, roughly be broken",

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