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Remus, Michigan. Easter Sunday, 1936. When Tobias Henry—the preacher’s son—ditches church to go fishing, he unwittingly sets off a chain of events that leaves his family devastated, forcing him to travel to Texas in search of a long-buried treasure.

Based on the bestselling novel by Sam Torode and masterfully illustrated by Tina Ritchie, The Dirty Parts of the Bible: A Graphic Novel recasts the ancient Jewish tale of Tobias—found in the Book of Tobit—as a uniquely American story blending humor, adventure, and romance with a spiritual quest. 

More than an adaptation, this is a complete re-visioning of the story—full of surprises even for those who’ve read the original.

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Praise for the original prose version of

The Dirty Parts of the Bible

“While the title suggests a raunchy read, this rich and soulful novel is actually a rather well-done coming-of-age tale steeped in wanderlust and whimsy that at times recalls The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” —Publishers Weekly

“Sam Torode takes on God, sex, family, and love in his debut comic novel. It's a fun read, even for those who are still in the fold.” The Nashville Scene

The Dirty Parts of the Bible might just be the long-awaited Great American Novel.... We experience the odyssey of a young man who searches for lost treasure, his identity, and the alchemy of transforming lust to love.” —John M. Perkins, bestselling author