| Priest (2002)
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Publisher: Tokyopop Manga (Tokyopop)
Publication Date: July 2002 - Ongoing
Country: United States
Priest is an amazing action/horror series based mainly in the old west.
The story revolves around a priest named Ivan Isaacs. his life of love, loss and servitude to the catholic church, until he uncovers a very dark secret the church has been trying to hide for years.
Ivan Isaacs goes on a killing rampage, taking everything down in the way of
Temozarela, the fallen angel that wishes to create a 'hell on earth' to destroy God's most beloved creation. Man.
Along the way he is shadowed by a devil named Belial, who he sold his soul to, to save his life. Belial believes he is the only one able to defeat Temozarela, but cannot do so without a body, and he wants Ivan's.
Along the way, Ivan runs across Lizzie, the Leader of the infamous Angel Gang. She becomes infected by a horde of zombies, and must follow Ivan to find a cure. She joins up with Coburn, a US Marshall who leads a team in an investigation of the recent string of 'unusual' incidents around the Southwest. His only lead to finding Ivan is Lizzie.
With this manwhas amazing art style, intense scenes of action, and the sudden turns in the story. You'll be hooked, and begging for the next book when you finish one.
Number of issues cataloged: 17