Echo Rift Podcast 069: Hellblazer Vol 1 Review (Vertigo Comics)

Blazing through Vertigo comics Hellblazer issues 1-4 and Mike tells the tale of Sister Rita Josepha.

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Timestamps

  • 00:30 – Intro
  • 01:22 – Sister Rita Josepha Does Not Approve of Hellblazer
  • 07:02 – Hellblazer (1988) Issue 1-2 by Jamie Delano, John Ridgway, Lovern Kindzierski
  • 09:40 – Old color style, crosshatching
  • 10:37 – Setup – Starving/Eating to Death
  • 13:07 – Constantine’s Trip to Tangiers
  • 14:44 – Very ghastly story
  • 17:04 – Papa Midnight Freaks Us Out
  • 19:24 – Not a Superhero Comic, not even a Super Anti-Hero Comic
  • 20:30 – Taking out the Demon Mnemoth, John makes a hard decision
  • 22:58 – Hellblazer (1988) Issue 4 “Waiting for the Man”
  • 24:30 – Very dark comic, seems to have boundaries
  • 25:29 – John Constantine can get his butt-kicked
  • 26:34 – What IS that Constantine Movie?
  • 27:30 – English 80′s Underworld – Movie that Should have Been
  • 29:08 – Outro

References

Constantine (Hellblazer) Movie Trailer

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