Hellblazer: Original Sins
Written by Jamie Delano; Art by John Ridgway and Alfredo Alcala John Constantine is an unconcerned, somewhat amoral occultist with a British working-class background. He's a hero, of sorts, who manages to come out on top through a combination of luck, trickery, and genuine magical skill. The... show more
Written by Jamie Delano; Art by John Ridgway and Alfredo Alcala John Constantine is an unconcerned, somewhat amoral occultist with a British working-class background. He's a hero, of sorts, who manages to come out on top through a combination of luck, trickery, and genuine magical skill. The ORIGINAL SINS collection is a loosely connected series of tales of John's early years where Constantine was at his best and at his worst, all at the same time.
Publish date: October 1st 1997
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
, Urban Fantasy
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Series: Hellblazer 3 (#1)
I came to meet Constantine through Dangerous Habits and later on through the movie with Keanu Reeves. I like it a lot (one a bit better than the other but both were captivating in representing anti-hero turned hero in the perspective of human race). So I decided to try reading the origins. What I li...
I'm not sure I can say I like this. The subject matter is quite unpalatable, really. I do have this attraction to occult detective stories, and that's Hellblazer in a nutshell. Constantine is not what I'd call a good man. His compass is flawed, but in his own way, he does try to make things right or...
Birthed in the pages of Alan Moore's Swamp Thing, John Constantine is a sort of magician P.I., investigating the paranormal and exploring the seedier side of Western society in the 1980s. Equal part social commentary and indulgent magical realism, the first volume does an adequate job acquainting us...
Sometimes, with this sort of thing it feels like this:Oh no! Some dumbass has unleashed [magical being:] from [magical dimension:] using [whatever:]. Now [our hero:] has to find [magical item:], which is located in [unlikely place:] guarded by [unlikely person:]. Holy cow! [bloodsplatter:] [politica...