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#1 JasonT

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Posted 01 January 2015 - 01:39 AM

We don't seem to have a catch-all thread for stuff about Hellblazer that doesn't belong in its own thread.  Maybe there's a reason. :smile:


Writer Philip Sandifer is doing a series of articles called "The Last War In Albion" which he describes as

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an ongoing critical history of the British comics industry focused primarily on the magical war between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison. Its primary narrative runs from the publication of Grant Morrison's earliest professional comics work in 1979 through to the present day ...

Here's the entry about John Constantine: "Declare Yourself A Magician".

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Posted 01 January 2015 - 03:59 PM

Interesting read, Jason. Thanks.

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Posted 02 January 2015 - 09:02 AM

You're welcome. :hattip:

When the TV series was announced, websites fell over themselves to publish lists articles telling us what the essential Hellblazer stories were. Google "best Hellblazer stories" and you'll see what I mean.

Here's an excellent one from Flavorwire — and the author's name seems strangely familiar... :wink2:

‘Constantine’ Primer: The Five ‘Hellblazer’ Stories To Read Before The Show Premieres

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Posted 03 April 2015 - 02:22 AM

Aging Along With John: 20 Years of Hellblazer
John DelGrosso does an overview and read-through of the entire series up to Andy Diggle's run.

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Posted 04 April 2015 - 09:34 PM

Why does the name Abhimanyu Das seem so familiar?
When you are a step ahead of everybody else, they call you a genius. When you are two steps ahead, they say you're crazy.

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Posted 05 April 2015 - 11:44 PM

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Posted 06 April 2015 - 07:24 AM

ok then.
When you are a step ahead of everybody else, they call you a genius. When you are two steps ahead, they say you're crazy.

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 09:57 AM

Dig this amazing Constantine action figure.

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It even comes with minor demons.

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 04:28 PM

Those are some terrifying demons he's going up against there.
"I wish it were fin du globe," said Dorian with a sigh.
"Life is such a great disappointment."
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Posted 19 May 2017 - 04:45 PM

Maybe they're really Djinn in a cunning disguise?
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Posted 19 May 2017 - 05:20 PM

"I finally did it! I finally found the Djinn!"
"I wish it were fin du globe," said Dorian with a sigh.
"Life is such a great disappointment."
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