John Constantine Loses The Trenchcoat

imageIt’s come to define the character. John Constantine, wide boy occultist, smoking a cigarette, lighting up the creases of his trenchcoat.

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But not any more. DC have taken away his years, taken away the politics, taken away his bisexuality and now they have come for his coat.

From a press jolly between DC and their “media partners” last month, embargoed until today, CBR reported a conversation with the new creators of the Constantine:The Hellblazer mini-relaunching in June to discover this distressing news.

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Here’s the solicitation for their first issue:

CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER #1
Written by MING DOYLE and JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by RILEY ROSSMO
1:25 Variant cover by MING DOYLE
On sale JUNE 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
The dark adventures of DC’s foremost occult detective continue in an all-new series as he investigates the cruelest case he’s ever come across – his own dark history!

And catch more of the DC comics June mini-relaunch here,

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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