Let’s get the fun stuff out of the way first: Season Two of Preacher does not fail to deliver on the dismemberment. Nor does it forget to cover every available surface with blood spray, turn outrageous violence into humor, or get very weird just for the hell of it–basically, everything you need for a good TV show. Perhaps more importantly, however, this season improves on its predecessor by starting to delve into its source material. Despite the serious buzz surrounding Preacher ‘s initial season, one complaint from viewers was that the show strayed too far from the comics. Showrunners Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg ‘s decision to keep the action in Annville for Season One forced them to mostly rely on original plotlines, which might be fine for other comic-based TV series, but isn’t a great plan when your source text is created by people as hugely skilled as Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon . There will be a disparity between Ennis and Dillon’s work and your work, and viewers will notice. Although Preacher Season Two doesn’t stick 100 percent to the comics, it draws much more story elements from them than Season One. As a result, the characters […]

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