The Shepherd's Tale

The Shepherd's Tale Cover

The Shepherd's Tale

By Joss Whedon; Zack Whedon; Chris Samnee (Illustrator)

Dark Horse Comics, Hardcover, 9781595825612, 56pp.

Publication Date: November 16, 2010

One of "Serenity"'s greatest mysteries is finally revealed in "The Shepherd's Tale," filling in the life of one of the show's most beloved characters--Shepherd Book
Who was Book before meeting Mal and the rest of the "Serenity" crew? How did he become one of their most trusted allies? And how did he find God in a bowl of soup? Answers to these and more questions about Book's past are uncovered in this original graphic novel by rising stars Zack Whedon ("Dr. Horrible," "Terminator," "Fringe") and Chris Samnee ("Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps," "Daredevil"). A pivotal chapter in the ongoing "Serenity" saga, "The Shepherd's Tale" is also a rollicking, action-packed epic in its own right
"Dark Horse's "Serenity" displays the key ingredients of the series in a substantial and entertaining way."