john constantine

August 15, 2009

Angels, Demons and John Constantine

In 1985, John Constantine appeared in an issue of Swamp Thing. His arrival was ignominous. He was an advisor in areas of the supernatural for the Swamp Thing. His questionable morality was firmly in place and he looked an awful lot like Sting which was intentional. For the young impressionable 13 year old mind, he was terribly fascinating. DC Comics began publishing Hellblazer in 1988. John Constantine enjoyed the notoriety of the starring role. When Vertigo comics, a DC comics brand launched in 1993, John Constantine was rolled over as a Vertigo publication. John’s questionable morality remained in place. He […]