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DC Comics To Put John Constantine: Hellblazer Into Omnibus Format
DC Comics is to start republishing the John Constantine: Hellblazer series that began in 1988 in Omnibus format, The first volume collecting the first two years of the series, and well as the Swamp Thing and Sandman crossovers around forty issues worth of content in the hardcover omnibus and planned for publication on the 15th[...]
PrintWatch: Batman: Joker Year One & Hellblazer
Each will have a recoloured version of their respective main covers, to be revealed soon. PrintWatch: Hellblazer #1 Second Printing cover by Jock. PrintWatch: Also, writer Simon Spurrier and artist Aaron Campbell have been reunited to continue their Hellblazer story, after they were previously so rudely interrupted in 2020, and it seems a more obvious Sandman crossover[...]
John Constantine, Rewriting Sandman, Hellblazer & TS Eliot (Spoilers)
Last year, Bleeding Cool told you that the new John Constantine: Hellblazer: Dead In America series would be doing a little rewriting and retconning of the early days of Sandman, that saw Dream track down John Constantine, who was once in his possession of his leather pouch full of sand. Sandman #3 John Constantine: Hellblazer: Dead In America[...]
John McCrea Comes To John Constantine For Hellblazer #5
John Constantine: Hellblazer: Dead In America #5 is to be a bit of an anthology With Aaron Campbell no longer drawing Hellblazer (though he does the cover) for this issue but co-writing it with Si Spurrier With artists Priscilla Petraites of Rat Queens, Brilliant Trash, Chariot, Hit Me, Batman: Gotham Knights and Red Light John[...]
New Hellblazer:Dead In America Rewrites Sandman #3
She'd ask me what was the point of having something magic if you don't use it?" Well, in the upcoming John Constantine: Hellblazer, it turns out that he had used it That he had been lying to Dream And naturally, there are consequences… John Constantine: Hellblazer: Dead In America #1 is out in January and up[...]
Sandman & Swamp Thing & John Constantine Hellblazer Crossover
HELLBLAZER: DEAD IN AMERICA drops in January Final orders are due this Sunday If you haven't told your retailer you need one of these by then – and, mate, you NEED one of these – you will not fucking get one And yes, that's swampie Yes, that's John with his face falling off Yes, that's[...]
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But today's Batman Beyond: Neo Gothic #4 revealed there might be another Hellblazer reference point for Kyle's situation. Leveraging his soul to a hundred demons and a thousand angels… back in Dangerous Habits, John Constantine used this trick to escape dying of lung cancer. He just sold his soul to three versions of the Devil back then[...]
Si Spurrier & Aaron Campbell Return To John Constantine: Hellblazer
During DC's New York Comic-Con panel Coming Up in the DC Multiverse, creators Si Spurrier and Aaron Campbell announced their new DC Black Label Sandman Universe series John Constantine, Hellblazer: Dead in America The eight-issue comic book series debuts in January 2024 and spins out of the events of writer Si Spurrier and artist Aaron[...]
Sean Phillips Paints Anything You Ask To Fix His Leaking Roof
He is best known for his work with Brubaker on comics including Sleeper, Incognito, Criminal, Fatale, The Fade Out, Kill or Be Killed, as well as his work on WildC.A.T.S, Marvel Zombies, and (for me) Hellblazer. But time and tide wait for no man And nor do leaking roofs Sean Phillips posted to TwitterX, "I've got[...]
The Sandman E03 "Dream a Little Dream of Me": From Comics to Screen
The Newcastle tragedy with Astra is from the Hellblazer comic, the scene written by Jamie Delano and drawn by Richard Piers Rayner, here faithfully adapted but with a contemporary Johanna Constantine instead of John Why else would they cast the brilliant Meera Syal as a gender-flipped Ric the Vicar who's Constantine's conduit to the Church[...]
Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2022 That tease of a scene is how every Hellblazer story usually starts:  Constantine hears from a source that someone or something is at large, and Constantine investigates That's an encouraging sign Coleman also plays Constantine with a Cockney accent (with a bit of her native Hull slipping out) as well, another encouraging[...]
Today, John Constantine Hits On Batman (Urban Legends #13 Spoilers)
It was a line dropped into Hellblazer #51 in 1992 by guest-writer John Smith, with John Constantine talking about his life It was the kind of line that regular series writer Garth Ennis would never have used Not back then at least. "Girlfriends… the odd boyfriend… they all have a nasty habit of walking out on[...]
DC Comcis Finally Collect All Of The 300 Issue Run Of Hellblazer
Next week sees the collection, John Constantine, Hellblazer Vol 25: Another Season published, collecting John Constantine: Hellblazer #276 – 291 That's a mighty sixteen issues for much less than a measly eight issues of Sandman will set you back these days But does that mean only nine issues in a potential final volume, collecting #292[...]
Hellblazer Rise And Fall #3 Review: Irredeemably Evil
Now, with wildly improvisational ideas and a bit of common magic, in Hellblazer: Rise and Fall #3 the Hellblazer has to wrestle with his past to make sure the devil gets his due, which is a good thing for a change. Hellblazer: Rise and Fall #3 Cover Credit: DC Black Label Tom Taylor has written a finale[...]
In Hellblazer: Rise And Fall #3 – Everyone Gets A Gun!
Bleeding Cool has mocked comic book writer Tom Taylor and artist Darick Robertson for their Hellblazer: Rise And Fall mini-series for DC Comics' Black Label Specifically for the decision to portray British police carrying handguns as a matter of course With Tom Taylor's reason that he simply didn't realise that they didn't And that it's[...]
Constantine Is Ready for a Bloody Good Time With Mezco Toyz
The Hellblazer himself Constantine, is ready for action with his newest collectible figure that is packed with detail and articulation This is one DC Comics character that does not get a lot of time in the spotlight unless you are a fan of the television series DC's Legends of Tomorrow The figure will feature 28[...]
How Come The Police Have Guns In Hellblazer: Rise And Fall?
A late-night Hellblazer post It is possible that people have other things on their mind right now But I can't get this out of my head so you will have to suffer too Now, most British police officers are not routinely armed Those that are, are usually on security detail at highly sensitive places such[...]
Hellblazer Rise And Fall #2 Review: Sheer Entertainment Value
Call in Matt Ryan because Hellblazer: Rise And Fall #2 has every bit of that clumsy, ruthless John Constantine charm that the actor made perfect on television series With some unexpected partners for the "self-styled Hellblazer" and a lot of old business left unresolved, this issue hits many of the right buttons. The cover of Hellblazer:[...]
Hellblazer and Si Spurrier On Quoting Boris Johnson
This week saw the release of the penultimate issue of Hellblazer #11 by Si Spurrier, Aaron Campbell and Jordie Bellaire And it also features in passing, The Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, better known as Boris. Both in person and be allusion. Si Spurrier On Quoting Prime Minister Boris[...]
Hellblazer Remembers The Justice League - And Dying
In Hellblazer #300, he had his life taken away, turned into an old man, without his demon blood, without his magic, and a very different life lived. Hellblazer #300 conclusion. That was totally ignored by the superhero comics, who had the much younger John Constantine join the Justice League Dark – and last week, meet with another[...]
DC Cancelled John Constantine Again? Justice League Dark #27 Spoilers
DC Comics recently announced the cancellation of the John Constantine: Hellblazer series, to much rending of cloth from writer Si Spurrier and others While the character's own title may be coming to an end, with no sign (as of yet) of being relaunched or being restarted, he continues to appear in the Justice League Dark[...]
The Campaign To #SaveHellblazer Ramps Up A Notch
So John Constantine: Hellblazer is cancelled by DC Comics with #12 in November But there is a campaign to make this anything but final Its writer Si Spurrier writes; The first collected volume of #HELLBLAZER drops on Sept 29 This is the run which has topped review aggregates for 4 solid months It's also the book which[...]
DC Comics Has A John Constantine Story That Suggests Prince Andrew
One cupon a time, DC Comics published a John Constantine: Hellblazer that suggested that Prince Charles was a Jack-The-Ripper-like serial killer, possessed by the same demon, and his crimes were covered up by the state.  Obviously it was written by Garth Ennis But it is recalled today, as the new John Constantine: Hellblazer #9  written[...]
Neil Gaiman Approves Of "Save Hellblazer" Campaign
Last week, DC Comics announced that they were cancelling the John Constantine: Hellblazer series written by Si Spurrier with its twelfth issue The series, which was a major critical hit, was part of the Sandman Presents line, and was yet to see its first collection published. Si Spurrier wrote a blog about the experience of having[...]
Was 20-25% Of DC Comics Really Losing Money?
But not only that, it seems that the Warners beancounters are only counting the sales of the initial single publications of the comic book when it comes to making such decisions Si Spurrier in his blog post about the cancellation of Hellblazer at DC Comics gave a slight insight into the decision process this time around. That's[...]
Si Spurrier on the Heartbreak of the Cancellation Of John Constantine
In the reported-but-possibly-apocryphal words of Jack Kirby, as reported by Dylan Horrocks… By Dylan Horrocks. From Hellblazer and Justice League writer Si Spurrier's blog, posted today, on the news that John Constantine: Hellblazer #12, out in November, will be the final issue of the series Here are a gfew extracts from a much longer peiec, including one[...]
DC Comics Makes
Hellblazer: Rise and Fall #1, the first issue of the new DC Comics foiur-issue miniseries by Tom Taylor and Darick Robertson, is on Final Order Cutoff on Sunday, August 2nd, the first of the new DC Sunday FOCs DC Comics has also decided that launch issue is to be offered with full returnability Also, a[...]
Constantine at 15: It got an R rating for "tone" and "demons" #SDCC
Image Courtesy San Diego Comic-Con @Home. In Constantine, Reeves played the eponymous John Constantine, based (somewhat loosely) on the Hellblazer comics from Vertigo/DC How loosely? Well, as Reeves so pithily explained, "I'm not English, and I'm not blonde." During production, they experimented with wigs and accents but finally decided to just make this a different take[...]