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12th Nov '16 5:07:23 PM nombretomado
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Their quest takes them across the dark heart of America, from the streets of New York to the Louisiana swamps, and along the way they meet inbred hicks, serial killers, JohnWayne's ghost, The Saint of Killers, the retarded descendants of Jesus, an ancient religious conspiracy, a pair of perverted Sexual Investigators, Creator/BillHicks, the anti-Pope, fallen angels, voodoo children, psycho goths, TheKlan, and a kid with a face like an arse.

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Their quest takes them across the dark heart of America, from the streets of New York to the Louisiana swamps, and along the way they meet inbred hicks, serial killers, JohnWayne's Creator/JohnWayne's ghost, The Saint of Killers, the retarded descendants of Jesus, an ancient religious conspiracy, a pair of perverted Sexual Investigators, Creator/BillHicks, the anti-Pope, fallen angels, voodoo children, psycho goths, TheKlan, and a kid with a face like an arse.



* BadassCreed: Jesse Custer learned his from his father, cribbed from JohnWayne;

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* BadassCreed: Jesse Custer learned his from his father, cribbed from JohnWayne;Creator/JohnWayne;



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: [[JohnWayne The Duke]] and [[ElvisPresley The King]].

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: [[JohnWayne [[Creator/JohnWayne The Duke]] and [[ElvisPresley [[Music/ElvisPresley The King]].
8th Nov '16 4:46:02 PM Morgenthaler
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* PretenderDiss: Cassidy to [[VampireVannabe ''Les enfants du sang'']] and various BadAss characters to {{Heroic Wannabe}}s.

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* PretenderDiss: Cassidy to [[VampireVannabe ''Les enfants du sang'']] and various BadAss badass characters to {{Heroic Wannabe}}s.
23rd Oct '16 3:53:29 PM Austin
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* DayHurtsDarkAdjustedEyes: After young Jesse spends a week trapped in a coffin at the bottom of a lake, his eyes are hurt by the sun when he's let out.
13th Oct '16 6:11:42 AM MarcoPolo250
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Has a 2016 AMC tv series adaptation, ''Series/{{Preacher 2016}}''.

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Has a For the 2016 AMC tv Creator/{{AMC}} television series adaptation, see ''Series/{{Preacher 2016}}''.
2nd Oct '16 11:28:42 AM Temmere
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* AgentScully: {{Lampshaded}} by Jesse when he decides to use a voodoo priest to help him find out what Genesis knows, and Tulip, highly skeptical, says she can't believe he's actually going to go through with it.
25th Sep '16 8:59:42 PM Temmere
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* NoSell: The Saint of Killers never sells ''anything.'' The most clear example of the trope is when Cassidy punches him on the chin with his SuperStrength, and the Saint just stares at him.

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* NoSell: NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Although Jesse is clearly weirded out by Jesus de Sade's party, he tells de Sade that there's nothing wrong with "excess" as long as no one's getting hurt. But when Jesse sees that [[spoiler:a child is involved, he beats de Sade so badly he's unrecognizable]].
* NoSell:
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The Saint of Killers never sells ''anything.'' The most clear example of the trope is when Cassidy punches him on the chin with his SuperStrength, and the Saint just stares at him.him.
** When Jesse is a teenager, Jody no-sells his punches. When Jesse is grown, he can do a little more damage, but even so Jody can shrug off a lot. When Jesse hits him with a fence board that gets stuck to Jody's cheek with the nails, Jody just smirks and says, "Kinda diff'rent."
** Jesse punches Detective Paulie Bridges, who takes it without blinking and then drops Jesse with one punch to the gut.
25th Sep '16 8:47:47 PM Temmere
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* BigScrewedUpFamily: The L'Angelles. Jesse remarks that the L'Angelles must have the "Devil's own piss" running in their veins instead of blood. It was something of a miracle that Jesse's own mother turned out as well as she did -- which is probably why she fled in the first place.

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* BigScrewedUpFamily: The L'Angelles. Jesse remarks that the L'Angelles must have the "Devil's own piss" running in their veins instead of blood. It was something of a miracle that Jesse's own mother turned out as well as she did -- which is probably why she fled in the first place. (And taken even further when it's revealed that [[spoiler:the L'Angelles and D'Aroniques are related]].)
25th Sep '16 9:28:43 AM Temmere
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** And Cassidy is pretty clearly Shane McGowan from ThePogues.

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** And Cassidy is pretty clearly Shane McGowan [=McGowan=] from ThePogues.


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* IAmSpartacus: When Starr has Tulip at gunpoint and demands to know where Jesse is, Cassidy says he's Jesse so she won't be killed.
21st Sep '16 4:54:13 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* ZenSurvivor: Played with (not for laughs) in the case of Sally, and subverted all sorts of ways for Cassidy. Also the Saint, temporarily.

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* ZenSurvivor: Played with (not for laughs) in the case of Sally, and subverted all sorts of ways for Cassidy. Also the Saint, temporarily.temporarily.

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7th Sep '16 5:31:43 PM Kalaong
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** Probably ''the'' key source of conflict between Jesse and Tulip. ZigZagged in that Jesse is not as bad as 99% of the examples; initially he's completely appreciative of Tulip's skills and grateful for her support in their adventures, essentially thinking of her and Cassidy as the muscle of their trio while he's the brains. This changes after [[spoiler:his family catches them in "Until The End Of The World" - and ''shoots her in the head'' to assert their authority over him. It [[BackFromTheDead doesn't stick]],]] but afterwards the trope comes into play in earnest...

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** Probably ''the'' key source of conflict between Jesse and Tulip. ZigZagged in that Jesse is not as bad as 99% of the examples; initially he's completely appreciative of Tulip's skills and grateful for her support in their adventures, essentially thinking of her and Cassidy as the muscle of their trio - GuysSmashGirlsShoot - while he's the brains. This changes after [[spoiler:his family catches them in "Until The End Of The World" - and ''shoots her in the head'' to assert their authority over him. It [[BackFromTheDead doesn't stick]],]] but afterwards the trope comes into play in earnest...
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