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English: Priest
Japanese: 프리스트


Type: Manhwa
Volumes: 16
Chapters: 160
Status: Finished
Published: 1998 to 2007
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy, HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural, PsychologicalPsychological
Authors: Hyung, Min-Woo (Story & Art)
Serialization: None


Score: 7.441 (scored by 13731,373 users)
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Ranked: #29762
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Popularity: #2780
Members: 5,164
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In the frontier of the American West, a veil of evil threatens to engulf humanity. Servants of the fallen archangel Temozarela are paving the way for their dark lord's resurrection. One man stands in the way of the apocalypse: Ivan Isaacs, a fallen priest who sold his soul to the devil Belial for the power to fight evil. Armed with a wicked blade and silver bullets, Ivan will give the heretics a baptism of blood in his pilgrimage for humanity's redemption.

(Source: Tokyopop)


Priest was first published in English by Tokyopop from July 23, 2002 to April 10, 2007. The first volume of a 3-in-1 omnibus edition was additionally published under the title Priest: Genesis on April 5, 2011. Tokyopop also published the title digitally January 21, 2015.


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Aug 22, 2020
YesterdaysJoe (All reviews)
Short review: great unique art. Definitely one of the better Korean manhwa I've read by far. But I've never liked Korean comics to begin with.

In terms of story: don't expect anything more than guns, gore and seemingly profound but very skippable biblical gibberish interludes. There's alot of intense stuff going on, but at the end I feel like I just read 16 volumes of flashbacks and an introduction to a story that would never actually kick off. And by the time an actual storyline seems to be set up and about to pay off the publication stops. That said, there's no shortage on action. But read more
May 8, 2008
Moridin508 (All reviews)
The manwha Priest is based around Father Isaacs a once faithful priest who turned his back on God after a God turned his back on him. The storyline, based in the west with a slice of the occult added to it to give it that extra bit of greatness is good, confusing at times, but as events unfold and history is revealed the story be comes intriguing and leaves you wanting more after each volume. Priest itself brings up religious questions that may seem blasphemous and dark, but to be fair, without it the manwha wouldn't be as good.

The art and characters are good, read more
Jan 2, 2009
mard80 (All reviews)
After getting back into anime, manga and comics in general a few years back, Priest was one of the first titles I picked up. Even though this is a Manwha title, don't let this put you off, as we are lucky to have this translated and released in the west.

It is easy to dismiss Priest as a generic action title, with a cool gun slinging anti hero battling the undead. I nearly did. However the story goes much deeper after the volume 3 where we start to see the back story to why things are so screwed up in the old west!

As you read more
Sep 7, 2011
old_boy22 (All reviews)

Demographic: Seinen
Genre: Action adventure, Weird West
Length: Nine Volumes

Artwork: 7/10
Characters: 8/10
Storyline: 10/10

Overall Rating: Hall of Fame


A revenge story that follows the former priest Ivan Isaacs, a man who made a deal with the devil Belial in order to seek vengeance read more

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