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Can Justice League Dark #21 Convince John Constantine to Quit Smoking

Can Justice League Dark #21 Convince John Constantine to Quit Smoking?

Is this a preview of Justice League Dark #21, or one of those preachy anti-smoking ads? The preview begins with a flashback A flashback with naughty smoking Of a cigarette!And look at the consequences!Meanwhile, Zatanna chills with John Constantine, another filthy smoker.They're looking through the rot The rot of lung cancer?To get there, they need a[...]

How Leviathan Rising Turns Lois Lane Into a Bad Role Model (Spoilers)

How Leviathan Rising Turns Lois Lane Into a Bad Role Model (Spoilers)

$9.99 for a comic book, see their hero, Lois Lane, smoking a cigarette, and immediately go out and, presumably, rob a liquor store to get their hands on some smokes because they're nearly impossible to buy these days, almost as expensive as comic books.Is Lois Lane a bad role model? Are comics the new gateway[...]

Next Weeks Daredevil #2 Tries to Bring Smoking Back to Marvel Comics

Next Week's Daredevil #2 Tries to Bring Smoking Back to Marvel Comics

It was a rough time for long-time Marvel Universe smokers like Nick Fury and Wolverine when Joe Quesada banned smoking from Marvel Comics, under the premise that would negatively influence the *checks notes* mostly middle-aged readers of superhero comics since Marvel and DC do nothing to successfully market their comics to actual children, who wouldn't[...]

Cigarettes In a Comic Book A Preview of Sex Death Revolution #1

Cigarettes?! In a Comic Book?! A Preview of Sex Death Revolution #1

Sex Death Revolution, the new comic by Magdalene Visaggio and Becca Farrow, which is debuting this week, by the way, may shock you with its content. The series contains something that you're not used to seeing in comic books, particularly if you mainly read mainstream Marvel and DC books. You may want to sit down […]

One More Smoke…

One More Smoke…

When Joe Quesada became Editor-In-Chief, one of his edicts was to stop characters from smoking His father had died of lung cancer, he didn't want to encourage imitative behaviour in children Initially restricted to asking editorial not to have main character smoke, then to artists asking them from refraining from using cigarettes as a prop,[...]