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  Mania: Garth Ennis Interview, April 18, 1997
Garth Ennis: This guy, that they are all so frightened of, Stein, is so frightening and so dangerous and so sadistic that Jimmy's first thought was to get himself and his kids a million miles away from the guy.
Garth Ennis: I can't really put it in one sentence because although on one hand Preacher is about faith and yes it is also about, I suppose, the search for God, the search for faith and the manipulation and the abuse committed by figures in whom I suppose people have faith.
Garth Ennis: You know, I think I did originally have some sort of idea of maybe a Where Eagles Dare kind of mission against impossible odds, but it really sort of died before I had a chance to really go anywhere with it, and then just doing the book was out of the question.
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 Sequential Tart -- A Comics Industry Web Zine
Ennis: You saw him in bed with Tulip, but it was quite a sort of cold, disturbing kind of a scene.
Ennis: Well, Wonder Woman is a character I think I could probably do because I have a certain amount of respect, if not for the character, than for the idea behind her.
Ennis: I saw a photo of it and I thought ‘Oh God’, but it wasn’t until they actually sent me one of them that I realized the photo was just a terrible photo and that it’s actually rather a nice statue.
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 Garth Ennis: Hitman - Bøger
Garth Ennis is usually at his best when he has total creative freedom on his titles.
Ennis' usual gallows humour is strongly evident (what happens at a mobsters funeral in the last few issues is hilarious) as is his penchant for nasty head wounds.
Ennis did a nifty job of dealing with the excess baggage crossovers often bring a writer(I'm talking about Bloodlines, which I heard was terrible).
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 read yourself RAW - Profile: Garth Ennis
One thing that separates Ennis from other popular comic writers is a seeming complete disinterest in the cavernous, detailed worlds of straight-faced super-hero comics - not even for their pop-cultural or nostalgic value.
Ennis doesn't draw on Superman or Batman as much as the respective movie myths of John Wayne and Clint Eastwood.
"Garth Ennis is perhaps the most interesting new writer to emerge in the last ten years and Warren Pleece perhaps the most interesting artist.
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 Amazon.de: Preacher: Ancient History (Preacher): English Books: Garth Ennis,Carlos Ezquerra,Steve Dillon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ennis is supremely talented, i only wish steve dillon had been along, he is the only person who should draw anything preacher related.
Ennis seems to be living inside every one of us, because reading this story many of us can identify with one or more of the characters.
Garth has decided to give us three stories focusing on minor characters in the series.
www.amazon.de /Preacher-Ancient-History-Garth-Ennis/dp/1852869143   (1324 words)

 Ennis, Garth
Garth Ennis (born January 16, 1970 in Holywood, Northern Ireland) is a Northern Irish comics writer, best known for the DC/Vertigo series Preacher, co-created with artist Steve Dillon.
From 1993 to 1995 Ennis and John McCrea worked on another DC title, The Demon, during which they introduced super-powered contract killer Tommy Monaghan, aka Hitman, whose own series would allow their creative partnership to continue when The Demon ended.
Ennis' landmark work to date is the sixty six-issue epic Preacher, which he co-created with artist Steve Dillon.
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 Irish Journal Of Gothic and Horror Studies: Garth Ennis & Steve Dillon's Preacher
but also echoes Ennis’ own perspective on the America he is writing about.  Where authenticity may falter in the Texan idiom he emulates, Ennis scan only succeed in balancing the scales through Cassidy. ; As a narrative construction Cassidy provides continuity between the world of men and God.
It is also the figure of Cassidy which enables Ennis’ to access and fully realise his status as an outsider writing within an American idiom.
However, he also acts as the linchpin holding Ennis’ world together – a role that shall be examined in due course.
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 THE BEAT » Blog Archive » Exclusive: Garth Ennis talks The Boys and more
Ennis agreed to a brief interview explaining as much of the behind the scenes of the last few weeks as he could.
ENNIS: Yes, there was a sense all along of well, hardly believing we were able to do this thing, and yet as issues went by and there was no response or no reaction, I thought, “Oh well, maybe we’re going to be okay.
Ennis tiene planeado que la historia dure unos sesenta números.
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 The Punisher Archive - Garth Ennis
Ennis openly admits he doesn't believe in God, and says he tackles religion in his stories for the same reason he includes violence--"because it entertains and fascinates me, not because it's part of my life." And while such an admission may seem controversial to some, it's merely a matter of fact for Ennis.
While Ennis has made several impassioned statements about his love of writing his own, creator-owned work and tendency to shy away from corporate comics, he still sticks to his story that he's writing The Punisher for the Marvel Knights line due to his friendship with line editors/founders Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti, nothing else.
While Ennis' love of the Punisher as well as his friendship with Jimmy and Joe got him on the title, he knew what had to be done as soon as he settled in.
www.thepunishercomics.com /artists/garth_ennis/garth_ennis.htm   (10657 words)

 Garth Ennis and John McCrea's DICKS -- Avatar Press
Garth Ennis and John McCrea, the creative team behind Hitman, unleash their sick, twisted minds to bring back Dougie and Ivor, the rotten scoundrels who fancy themselves private investigators known as the Dicks.
Garth Ennis and John McCrea's DICKS is available now in comic shops and bookstores worldwide.
Avatar Press has announced that the characters that Garth Ennis calls his favorites of any he's ever created or written come back for more when Ennis and John McCrea resurrect their irreverent pair of private eyes, Dougie and Ivor, for Dicks 2.
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 Garth Ennis (comic artists & creators) - comicvine.com
Garth Ennis is a writer and creator hailing from Northern Ireland who has been involved in comics such as Dark Horse's Judge Dredd, Vertigo's Hellblazer and Preacher, DC's Hitman, and Marvel's Punisher.
Ennis' writer-owned title, "The Boys," was pulled by Wildstorm (a division of DC) after 6 issues due to its graphic content.
Ennis also currently writes Seven Brothers, a comic under the "Director's Cut" series of the young, India-based Virgin label.
www.comicvine.com /garth-ennis/26-40644   (196 words)

 fictions: PROPAGANDA Reviews: The Boys by Garth Ennis
Ennis takes great delight in giving us not only his own twisted version of the JLA but he throws in the Teen Titans as well for good measure.
As far as I’m concerned this is Garth Ennis’ big comeback – he’s either coasting (if you’re being charitable) or lacking ideas since coming up with Preacher over 12 years ago now.
It’s Garth Ennis doing a nasty superhero killer comic, with all the perversion, violence and menaces to society that entails.
rhbfictions.blogspot.com /2007/10/propaganda-reviews-boys-by-garth-ennis.html   (1015 words)

 The Punisher. Garth Ennis. | The Stop Button
The Punisher, 37-42; written by Garth Ennis; illustrated by Leandro Fernandez; colored by Dan Brown; lettered by Randy Gentile; edited by Axel Alonso; published by Marvel Comics.
Ennis's Frank Castle is force of nature as much as he is a man and it seemed like Ennis, who's been gradually shedding humanity onto Castle through this whole series, had made him too human to take seriously anymore.
Whether or not Ennis recognized the change in Barracuda and corrected it or if the marked quality change in these two approaches is just a coincidence--also, whether or not he used some of his 303 research when writing Man of Stone, because much of it feels like a 303 take-off--I'm not going to presume.
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 Midtowncomics.com :: Online Comics Store, Spiderman, Superman, Batman Comic Books and Toys
Garth Ennis (Preacher) and Darick Robertson (Transmetropolitan), co-creators of two of the most thought-provoking comics of the last decade, introduce their first original collaboration for a new mont...
The dark new series by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson heats up as Wee Hughie gets his first taste of action with the Boys when Butcher throws him into the deep end.
Garth Ennis and John McCrea unleash their sick, twisted minds to bring to life Dougie and Ivor, the rotten scoundrels who fancy themselves private investigators known as the Dicks.
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 Garth Ennis
From Garth Ennis (Preacher) and Nick Percival (Sláine), `Goodnight Kiss’ finds Dredd in the wastelands of the Cursed Earth, pitted against the society of Marshals, a pack of killers with their own ideas about justice.
Award-winning creators Garth Ennis (Preacher, Punisher) and Carlos Ezquerra (Adventures In The Rifle Brigade, Judge Dredd) welcome you to the Earth’s savage new landscape in the near future, where the sun has started to die, expanding in size and sending human civilization into chaos.
Garth Ennis is the multi award-winning writer of, among others, Hellblazer, Hitman, The Demon and Judge Dredd.
www.twbooks.co.uk /authors/garthennis.html   (924 words)

 The Nexus: Caught in the Nexus: Garth Ennis
Garth Ennis is one of the premier writers in comics today with a library of work that includes such challenging and moving classics as Preacher, Hitman and War Stories.
Garth: I think Northern Ireland is now about a third of the way down the long and bloody road to peace- there's obviously plenty more trouble to come, but enough people have gotten a taste for the quiet (and profitable) life that peace is what will slowly prevail.
Garth: I think one was Robo-Hunter, which I see Alan Grant has done anyway, and the other was Rogue Trooper, for which I still have an idea kicking about.
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 Garth Ennis: See what people are saying right now on Technorati   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson Talk About "The Boys"...the book is really about: the effect superheroes would have on society and history, if they...
I have been obsessing for hours about who these people are based on in he and Garth Ennis' new...
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Garth Ennis is the Eisner Award-winning author of Preacher, The Boys, Chronicles of Wormwood, The Punisher, and numerous other books.
Despite Stalin’s lofty notion of equality, Ennis noted, the women in the squadrons found it hard to gain acceptance among the men, and faced extra dangers if they were captured, not to mention were given lesser equipment to use.
Another fan brought up Nick Fury as a character that Ennis seems to have a connection with, and he replied that it wasn’t the soldier background as much as it was the “filthy old whoremongering cigar-chomping bastard” that he liked.
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 Comic Book Resources > CBR News: WW Philly: Garth Ennis Q&A
Then Dynamite and Ennis eagerly announced their new project: "Battlefields." A series of war-books in three mini-series with three different creative teams, in many ways this is Ennis' dream project.
Ennis also commented that each of these arcs will be leading up to a final confrontation with The Seven.
Ennis' answer was that it was likely the comics he grew up on.
www.comicbookresources.com /?page=article&id=16658   (1756 words)

 Garth Ennis War Stories v1 Review - Silver Bullet Comics
These comics influenced Ennis's youth mightily; this trade collects four of his Commando-esque tales in one neat volume, the essential differences being colour and the Ennis trademarks of sex, violence and profanity.
Ennis is known for his humour too, which is mostly missing in these tales (and is very fl when present) - these are serious, personal takes on war, and break the Commando mould in that there's no guarantee all the characters will make it to the last page unscathed (or even any of them).
Ennis provides a few pages of notes at the end, rounding off a superb, haunting collection.
www.silverbulletcomicbooks.com /reviews/110129686590662.htm   (332 words)

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Garth Ennis et al - John Constantine, Hellblazer: Rake at the Gates of Hell
Garth Ennis - The Authority 2: The Magnificent Kevin
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 Titan Books: Garth Ennis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Garth Ennis is one of modern comics' wittiest and most incisive observers of human nature.
Renowned for his smash-hit success, Preacher, Ennis has also written plenty of bitingly satirical 'Judge Dredd' tales for 2000 AD, and contributed a memorable and often deeply moving series of tales to the Hellblazer mythos.
Preacher ©; 2005 Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Garth Ennis' War Stories: v. 1: Garth Ennis, Dave Gibbons, Chris Weston: Books
Acclaimed writer Garth Ennis (Preacher, Hellblazer) enlists a band of celebrated artists to join him in wading through the horrors, the humour and the hardware of the Second World War.
In four very different engagements, Ennis battles with the steel-clad terror of tank warfare, faces withering fire on the beaches of Normandy, parachutes into chaos and mayhem with the American Airborne elite, and tries to outrun the bad luck of a jinx!
Great to see the legendary David Lloyd finally team up with Ennis; Lloyd's characteristically bleak and haunting artwork (made famous in Moore's classic V For Vendetta) is the perfect vehicle for the grim naval tale that finishes the book.
www.amazon.co.uk /Garth-Ennis-War-Stories-v/dp/1840239123   (521 words)

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