Saturday, 30 November 2019

That weird Cerebus Preacher/Punisher crossover?

Hi, Everybody!

House of Cerebus. (FOC should be REAL soon...)

The Silver Cerebus

As was mentioned in an old Please Hold For Dave Sim (you're gonna have to find it yourselves, I got a headache...) Dave was once a guest at an Australian Comic Con, along with Garth Ennis. They ended up spending a lot of time together. Which makes the following even stranger:

So, just before the 2/3rds mark of Cerebus (Issue 198), Dave does this bit:

We all know how it ends.

Well, at just before the 2/3rds point in Preacher (Issue 39 (of 66)), Garth Ennis does this bit:
Weird coincidence right?

It gets weirder:

Everybody remembers this bit:
Well, AMOC's ol' friend Paul Slade sent in:
Dear Matt,

I’m currently working my way through Garth Ennis’s Punisher Max run. In issue #39, I found this scene featuring a Russian general called Zakharov. It’s the 1980s, and he’s executing a village full of Afghan civilians by marching them off a cliff when one of them begs him to save her baby. Zakharov agrees to take it, and then this happens:

TWO issue #39s by Ennis, that echo Cerebus?


Next Time: Oliver!

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