Constantine: Hellblazer – death of a working class warlock

A lovely article about John Constantine of Hellblazer fame, reflecting on the character’s legacy in the wake of the comics’s cancellation and the incorporation of a more ‘family-friendly’ version of John into the mainstream superhero DC universe.

Particular attention is paid to the political and social slant writer Jamie Delano infused the series with when he launched it, and it contains possibly the best description of the superlative John Ridgeway’s art (“like a 19th century Strand illustration gone seedy”) that I’ve ever seen.

Read: The Devil You Know By KEN CHEN

 

 


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