4. There's Lots of Tragedy (and Humor)
If the premise behind “Preacher” sounds offensive to you, we’d probably suggest skipping the show altogether. The comic always made the most of its "mature readers only" label and was never afraid to provoke or offend, and we doubt the TV adaptation will be any different.
“Preacher” has a very black sense of humor. It’s steeped in all manner of colorful violence and bizarre sexual situations. It even has a recurring character called Arseface (pictured), so named because his face looks like a… well, you get the idea.
However, there’s also a real heart -- and even a strong moral center -- to “Preacher.” This is ultimately a story of a kind, loyal man running from a troubled past who wants to use his new gift to do right by the world. Even seemingly goofy characters like Arseface have their own motivations and tragic backstories.