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Now An Official Image of Matt Ryan As John Constantine In His New NBC Show

Here’s how David S. Goyer, Daniel Cerone, Neil Marshall and their team have visualised John Constantine for his new TV show.

Are You Missing Hellblazer? Here Comes Thomas Alsop

Boom has made a bit of a habit of deconstructed takes of Big Two archetypes we all know and love. They made their first big splash in the industry with Irredeemable, which is basically “What if Superman went crazy?”. This year …

Papa Midnite Is Constantine’s TV Big Bad, Show Is Set In New York

Further to our previous information that the new TV Constantine is to be blond Brit, I can now share a little more information about where the show will go should it get picked up for a full run.

The Descent And Dog Soldiers’ Neil Marshall Directing The Constantine Pilot – And He’s A Geordie

Perhaps Marshall’s biggest qualification is that he’s a Geordie. For my American cousins, I should point out what that means…

NBC Have Commissioned The Pilot For David Goyer’s John Constantine TV Show

TV versions of DC comics are looking to be rather decentralised with different shows set up at CW, Fox and NBC.

Comics For People Who Miss Hellblazer

by Dirk Manning It’s been several months since DC comics cancelled their long-running iconic horror comic series Hellblazer, and despite the comic’s replacement with a much-more spandex-friendly title in Constantine, the fact of that matter is that numerous fans of …

From Hellblazer To The Loser To Savage Wolverine – The Art Of Jock

Dynamite Entertainment is expanding its line of hardcover art books to now include The Art Of Jock. The British illustrator who has worked on series like Hellblazer: Pandemonium, The Losers, Savage Wolverine will be joining other artists on the shelf …

How Vertigo Rewrote The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Denise Mina & Andrea Mutti, Stripped

Gary Gray, our Senior Scottish Correspondent, writes; While this may have been physically the last talk at the Stripped stand of the Edinburgh International Book Festival it had such a bum note and was so out of touch with the …

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Pilgrim May Be The Cure For Hellblazer Withdrawal Symptoms

Alistair Stuart writes; Hellblazer Issue 300 arrived this week, and brought John’s life to a…mostly…sort of…definitive ending. It was an interesting, and brave, way to end a book that’s crossed decades, been a nursery for a whole clutch of comic …

Twelve Thoughts About Twelve Comics – Bedlam, Nightwing, Minutemen, Hellblazer, Deadpool Killustrated, Gambit, Young Avengers, Saucer Country, The Answer, Green Lantern, Batwoman and Uncanny Avengers

Nick Spencer has explained how Bedlam isn’t Gotham, and The Joker (formerly known as The Red Hood) isn’t Madder Red, but it is really. Take this scene from Bedlam #3 out today. Remind you of another scene repeatedly playing out …

Cammy’s Covers – From Avengers Arena to The Unwritten

Cameron Hatheway writes for Bleeding Cool Fables #124 by Joao Ruas I must say, Sir Bufkin looks rather dashing on this cover. His face shows years of battle, while his greatness radiates behind him like the most epic halo imaginable. …

To John Constantine

Eric Bryan writes for Bleeding Cool; If you’re reading this (and I hope you are, or else we’re both losing our minds), odds are you’ve heard the fate of John Constantine. Once the figurehead of mature comics and the reason …

First Hellblazer, Now Hellraiser Is Cancelled… To Be Reborn?

Okay, Hellblazer made it to issue 300 before it got its cancellation notice. Interestingly, the original name of the comic wasn’t going to be Hellblazer, but Hellraiser until Clive Barker and the studio people got in touch. Well now Hellraiser …

Thursday Trending Topics: John Constantine

I’ve seen many people reflecting on what a great run Hellblazer has had, upon hearing the news today that it will be ending and replaced by a New 52 title for the character. I’ve long been a fan of the …

Things You Won’t See In A John Constantine Comic Book Again

Dan Didio has written; “We’re supremely proud of Vertigo’s HELLBLAZER, one of the most critically-acclaimed series we’ve published. Issue #300 concludes this chapter of Constantine’s epic, smoke-filled story in style and with the energy, talent and creativity fans have come …

DC Cancels Its Longest Running Series, Hellblazer, And Replaces It With New 52 Title, Constantine

It’s the end of the world as we know it. DC are cancelling Hellblazer, the Vertigo mature reader title that has been running since the eighties when it spun off from Swamp Thing. And replacing it with Constantine, starring the …

Review: Hellblazer 293 by Peter Milligan, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Stefano Landini and Brian Buccellato

Eliot Cole wites for Bleeding Cool; Peter Milligan’s take on John Constantine is very much a natural one. He handles John’s marriage so well. There’s a modernity I don’t see elsewhere, other than “Mind The Gap” which doesn’t  have much …

Fashion Beast: The Missing Piece of an Alan Moore Puzzle

No one redefined the comic book landscape quite like Alan Moore in the 1980s, and the year 1985 was one of the most creative of his career.  He’d taken Saga of the Swamp Thing to new levels of horror and …