Southland Tales: The Prequel Saga

The three Southland Tales prequel graphic novels have been combined to form this very cool collection. Southland Tales: The Prequel Saga will be available in bookstores everywhere in late October. This art shows both the the back cover and beginning/end flaps, which are an extension of the inverted American flag concept from the theatrical poster (which I didn't care for much). I have read the prequel books, and  I frankly don't understand how anyone would be able to understand the plot of the film without first reading these. There is so much vital information relayed in this collection, that it should almost be a requirement before someone sees Richard Kelly's film.