Preacher: Proud Americans

EpisodeĀ 15

Dennis, Johnny, and Frankie sit down to discuss Preacher: Proud Americans, the third volume of the original trade paperback, by writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon. In this episode the Graphic Novel Explorers Club gang discuss the experiences of John Custer (Jesse’s father) in Vietnam; an angel coming to Earth in a fiery ball; the rescue mission to save Cassidy from Herr Starr and The Grail; if Lula and Sailor from Wild at Heart had any influence on the character development of Jesse and Tulip; the introduction of Allfather D’Aronique and his connection to Jesse; and the birth of the Vampire Cassidy and his wasted gifts. Thanks for listening to our discussion of Preacher: Proud Americans.

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Featured music:

Songe d’Automne by Latche Swing

Tonight Will Be FineĀ (Leonard Cohen cover) by The Walkmen