AMC Television has announced that in anticipation of the premiere of the TV adaptation Preacher, AMC is partnering with DC Entertainment’s Vertigo to offer limited edition items online and in comic shops throughout the United States. Fans can get a free digital download of a reprint of the first issue from the cult classic Preacher comic book series, featuring a brand new cover by Steven Dillon showcasing the likeness of the characters from the AMC series.
You can claim your free download through May 23rd at ComiXology.com, Readdcentertainment.com, Amazon, iTunes, iVerse or on Barnes & Noble’s Nook. Those looking for hard copies of the reprint can find them in comic stores beginning May 18th.
Preacher is a supernatural, twisted and darkly comedic drama based on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s comic book franchise of the same name. Executive-produced by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Sam Catlin, the series tells the story of Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), a conflicted preacher in a small Texas town, who is inhabited by a mysterious entity that causes him to develop a highly unusual power. Ruth Negga and Joseph Gilgun also lead a cast of characters from Heaven, Hell and everywhere in between.
Preacher premieres Sunday, May 22nd at 10/9c on AMC. Watch the trailer below, along with the cover of the free comic reprint.