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The Hellblazer 1

Cover to The Hellblazer #1

The Hellblazer is published by DC Comics under the Vertigo imprint. Price per issue was $2.99.

Publication DatesEdit

Last IssueEdit

The Hellblazer: Rebirth #1: 20 Jul 2016

Current IssueEdit

The Hellblazer #1: 24 Aug 2016

Next IssueEdit

The Hellblazer #2: 28 Sep 2016

StatusEdit

Monthly series.

CharactersEdit

Main CharactersEdit

AlliesEdit

  • Chaz Chandler
  • Papa Midnite

EnemiesEdit

Minor CharactersEdit

Other Characters/Places/ThingsEdit

Recent StorylinesEdit

The Hellblazer #1Edit

This is the current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue.

The Hellblazer: Rebirth #1Edit

Hellblazer #300Edit

Past StorylinesEdit

CollectionsEdit

Trade PaperbacksEdit

  • Hellblazer: Original Sins - Collects vol. 1 #1-9. "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." - WorldCat - ISBN 1563890526
  • Hellblazer: The Devil You Know - Collects vol. 1 #10-13 & Annual #1, plus The Horrorist #1-2. "Including his first victory in the long war with the demon Nergal and an encounter with a strange woman who is the embodiment of the world's horrors." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401212697
  • Hellblazer: The Fear Machine - Collects vol. 1 #14-22. "Constantine finds himself encamped with a new-age pagan group that's tapping into their own psychic abilities - but a defense contractor is out to exploit their powers. Is the company's aim just political, or is it something much more sinister?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401218105
  • Hellblazer: The Family Man - Collects vol. 1 #23-24, 28-33. "A twist of fate sends John Constantine into the path of a serial killer known as the Family Man, whose bloody actions force the con man mage to make a shattering choice in their final showdown." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401219640
  • Hellblazer: Dangerous Habits - Collects vol. 1 #41-46. "John Constantine is dying. As a sorcerer literally haunted by the demons of his past, John is no stranger to mystic bedevilment or supernatural horror. But it's his chain smoking that ultimately brings death to Constantine's front door. John Constantine has lung cancer. Though condemned to hell, Constantine continues to laugh in the face of this all-too-serious world. Despite it preternatural overtones, this story is actually a down-to-earth tale about life, death, and the little details in between." - WorldCat - ISBN 1563891506
  • Vertigo Resurrected: Hellblazer, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #57-58, 245-246.
  • Hellblazer: Fear and Loathing - Collects vol. 1 #62-67. "Cynical mystic John Constantine has dealt with the dangers of magic and mysticism firsthand. Even with his mastery of the dark arts, he has tasted death many times and barely survived. So when he learns that his niece has decided to follow his dangerous career path, he knows that even greater trouble awaits him. But not even he is prepared for what lies ahead, as he finds himself challenging mad racists, coping with personal betrayals, and attending his own fortieth birthday party with the Swamp Thing." - WorldCat - ISBN 1563892022
  • Hellblazer: Tainted Love - Collects vol. 1 #68–71, Hellblazer Special: Confessional and a short story from Vertigo Jam. "A dissolute wizard with a nasty habit for getting his friends killed, John Constantine has let himself go. While struggling to climb back to respectability, or at least a reasonable facsimile thereof, John is forced to confront a vampire who has stalked the Constantine family for generations, deal with his recently returned ex-girlfriend, and settle an old score left over from his teen years. From the lowest point in his life and on through the struggle to regain control, John Constantine's is a tale of redemption and revenge in true Constantine fashion." - WorldCat - ISBN 1563894564
  • Hellblazer: Damnation's Flame - Collects vol. 1 #72-77. "John Constantine finds himself reeling from the loss of his lover Kit and badly beaten by the streets of London. Looking for some time to regroup, the trench-coated mystic heads to New York City. But during his mystically-induced hallucinatory journey across America, the Hellblazer finds himself confronting demons from the past and from within as he stumbles upon a deceased friend and attends his own funeral." - WorldCat - ISBN 1563895080
  • Hellblazer: Rake at the Gates of Hell - Collects vol. 1 #78–83 and Hellblazer Special: Heartland. "John Constantine heads towards a final showdown with a revenge-crazed Satan during a raging race riot, and in addition to desperately trying to save his dwindling number of living friends, Constantine also has one final reunion with his lost love Kit." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401200028
  • Hellblazer, vol. 9: Critical Mass - Collects vol. 1 #84-96. "Constantine is drawn into a web of time travel and terror when he meets the ghost of Sir Francis Dashwood, founder of the Hellfire Club. Then, Constantine plunges into an arcane landscape where an entity known as the Rainbow Serpent intends to punish man’s treatment of the environment by clearing the earth of all animal life." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401250726
  • Hellblazer, vol. 10: In the Line of Fire - Collects vol. 1 #97-107. "Constantine comes to the aid of his downstairs neighbor, a dimwitted, epileptic giant whose home is haunted by a persistent ghost. Plus, John’s affinity with the supernatural spoils a soccer game when a demon that thrives on hooliganism shows up." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401251374
  • Hellblazer, vol. 11: Last Man Standing - Collects vol. 1 #108-120. "Constantine summons sinister beings with terrible consequences. Plus, cattle mutilations in Yorkshire lead John to discover that one of the villagers has become a werewolf, but this case of lycanthropy is only a sign of worse to come…" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401255299
  • Hellblazer, vol. 12: How to Play With Fire - Collects vol. 1 #121-133. "John Constantine must discover the connection between disasters across the ages. Then, while Constantine’s past catches up at home, the First of the Fallen unveils his new scheme in the U.S." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401258108
  • Hellblazer, vol. 13: Haunted - Collects vol. 1 #134-145. "Constantine must investigate the horrific death of a former girlfriend, dig into an urban legend about the Devil’s child, exorcises a former torturer’s ghost, and help a Bosnian refugee family." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401261412
  • Hellblazer: Son of Man - Collects vol. 1 #129–133. "John Constantine's pulled a lot of shady stunts over the years, but perhaps none as bad as the time he 'resurrected' organized crime boss Harry Cooper's 5-year-old son, Ronnie. Now, 15 years later, he's got to deal with the ungodly consequences of his actions as the now-adult Ronnie prepares to bring an unprecedented evil into the world." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401202020
  • Hellblazer: Haunted - Collects vol. 1 #134–139. "When John Constantine's old friend Isabel Bracknell turns up dead, he goes in search of the reasons behind it. But his investigation earns him a beating from the so-called "magician" responsible. Can Constantine help Isabel rest in peace?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1563898136
  • Hellblazer: Shoot - Collects vol. 1 #144-145, 245-246 & 250, plus Vertigo Resurrected: Hellblazer—Shoot #1. "John Constantine faces school violence, a desperate, occult family and more. Plus: A group of documentary filmmakers tries to find out what happened to the punk band led by Constantine that met a mysterious end." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401247482
  • Hellblazer: Hard Time - Collects vol. 1 #146–150. "John Constantine has lost his freedom and must adapt to life behind bars. Sentenced to a maximum-security penitentiary, the Hellblazer soon learns that there is a whole different set of rules to live and die by within the prison walls. But for a man that is used to making the rules, Constantine quickly realizes that to become king of this castle he will have to fight his way up the ladder through ruthless gangs, brutal guards, and finally to the prison's overlord. Then it will be time for everyone to learn his rules." - WorldCat - ISBN 1563896966
  • Hellblazer: Good Intentions - Collects vol. 1 #151–156. "After surviving his time behind bars for the murder of his friend Richard 'Lucky' Fermin, John Constantine still must make peace with himself and the family of his deceased pal. Traveling to the hills of West Virginia where Lucky's kin live, the Hellblazer is quickly reminded that men, not magical beings, are capable of the greatest evils. Now caught up in affairs that are bizarre even to a man who has witnessed the depths of Hell, Constantine must find a way to save himself and the little town of Doglick." - WorldCat - ISBN 156389856X
  • Hellblazer: Freezes Over - Collects vol. 1 #157–163. "In these three episodes, after another unwelcome meeting with FBI Agent Turro, Constantine continues his journey through America's back roads." - WorldCat - ISBN 156389971X
  • Hellblazer: Red Sepulchre - Collects vol. 1 #175-180. "In pursuit of his runaway niece Gemma, Constantine faces a crew that thinks they can use her as a goad to make him do their bidding. But Constantine has never been known for taking orders — or for his forgiving nature." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401204856
  • Hellblazer: Black Flowers - Collects vol. 1 #181–186. "Constantine begins to see — and battle — the signs of a coming apocalypse." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401204996
  • Hellblazer: Staring at the Wall - Collects vol. 1 #187-193. "The looming apocalypse arrives." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401209297
  • Hellblazer: Stations of the Cross - Collects vol. 1 #194-200. "John Constantine in the aftermath of the near-apocalypse he unwittingly caused, alone and with no memory of his identity or history. But the Hellblazer still has his usual luck, and soon enough he's being hunted by man and demon alike — and about to make the worst mistake of his long, blood-soaked life." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401210023
  • Hellblazer: Reasons to be Cheerful - Collects vol. 1 #201-206. "Follow John Constantine as he tries desperately to control the damage wrought by his demon-spawned children on the world at large — as well as on his friends and family." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401212514
  • Hellblazer: The Gift - Collects vol. 1 #207-215. "One of Constantine's blunders proves disastrous for a loved one, forcing him to ally himself with the last person he would choose. The path Constantine finds himself on leads directly to Hell, where he must confront the dread demon Nergal, Constantine's longtime adversary." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401214533
  • Hellblazer: Empathy is the Enemy - Collects vol. 1 #216-222. "When an ordinary man innocently uses an incantation, he turns to Constantine for help. But when an infamous Scottish occultist gets involved, Constantine discovers he has been cursed with empathy for his fellow man and realizes that the nightmare has just begun." - WorldCat - ISBN 140121066X
  • Hellblazer: The Red Right Hand - Collects vol. 1 #223-228. "Steve Evans’ dream of universal empathy proves to be hell on Earth for Glasgow, where he finds there’s far more pain to go around than he'd ever imagined. Glaswegians are tearing each other apart, and now Evans needs John Constantine’s help to stop the carnage. Too bad he just buried Constantine alive." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401213421
  • Hellblazer: Joy Ride - Collects vol. 1 #230-237. "Constantine discovers that there is a supernatural cause for the violence, crime and drug abuse of South London's Hunger Hill housing estate, and he must bring this cycle of misery and violence to an end—at any cost." - WorldCat - ISBN 140121651X
  • Hellblazer: The Laughing Magician - Collects vol. 1 #238-242. "John Constantine receives a perplexing birthday gift: a memory wrapped up in a warning." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401218539
  • Hellblazer: Roots of Coincidence - Collects vol. 1 #243-244, 247-249. "Constantine must discover who has been manipulating recent events around him. But first he must understand his own relationship to the web of synchronicity that binds his life. To do so, he will tap into a source of terrifying and blasphemous power, and what it reveals will change his life forever." - WorldCat - ISBN 140122251X
  • Hellblazer: Scab - Collects vol. 1 #251-255. "What’s the bizarre link behind a horrifying skin condition affecting Constantine, his new girlfriend and a bloody union strike from twelve years ago?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401225012
  • Hellblazer: Hooked - Collects vol. 1 #256-260. "John Constantine goes to extremes to get his ex-girlfriend back. But will he sink to a new low by using a love potion?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401227287
  • Hellblazer: India - Collects vol. 1 #261-266. "Wanted for a murder he didn’t commit, John Constantine leaves the U.K. and heads to India in an effort to resurrect his dead girlfriend." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401228488
  • Hellblazer: Bloody Carnations - Collects vol. 1 #267-275. "Haunted by memories of striking Epiphany, John cuts off his thumb and enlists help from Shade the Changing Man. Plus: Old friends and demon foes converge for the royal wedding of the century when the U.K.’s perpetual bachelor gets hitched." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401231527
  • Hellblazer: Phantom Pains - Collects vol. 1 #276-282. "Constantine’s new wife is less than happy that he’s missing a thumb, leading him on a quest to find a suitable replacement for his missing digit. While he tries to literally sew himself back together, his niece, Gemma, plots dark revenge against her uncle. Will Constantine be able to fend off his own kin’s demonic fury?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401233996
  • Hellblazer: The Devil's Trenchcoat - Collects vol. 1 #283-291. "When Gemma Masters auctions off her uncle’s signature trench coat, she sets off a horrific chain of events in the life of John Constantine. Bleeding apartment walls, a flatulent demon, a suspicious angel and an old adversary await Constantine as he races to find the coat before it sends him back to Hell!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401237207
  • Hellblazer: Death and Cigarettes - Collects vol. 1 #292-300 & Annual #1. "A series of murders sends Constantine to Ireland in search of his long-lost nephew. But after a séance with his late sister, Constantine finds that there might be more connections between his nephew and the murders than meets the eye…" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401240933

DigitalEdit

  • John Constantine, Hellblazer, vol. 2: The Devil You Know Collects vol. 1 #10-13 & Annual #1, plus The Horrorist #1-2. - Kindle
  • John Constantine, Hellblazer, vol. 3: The Fear Machine - Collects vol. 1 #14-22. - Kindle
  • John Constantine, Hellblazer, vol. 4: The Family Man - Collects vol. 1 #23-24, 28-33. - Kindle
  • John Constantine, Hellblazer, vol. 5: Dangerous Habits - Collects vol. 1 #41-46. - Kindle
  • John Constantine, Hellblazer, vol. 6: Bloodlines - Collects vol. 1 #49, 52-55, 59-61. - Kindle
  • John Constantine, Hellblazer, vol. 7: Tainted Love - Collects vol. 1 #68–71, Hellblazer Special: Confessional and a short story from Vertigo Jam. - Kindle - comiXology
  • John Constantine, Hellblazer, vol. 8: Rake at the Gates of Hell - Collects vol. 1 #78–83 and Hellblazer Special: Heartland. - Kindle - comiXology
  • John Constantine, Hellblazer, vol. 9: Critial Mass - Collects vol. 1 #84-96. - Kindle
  • John Constantine, Hellblazer: The Devil's Trenchcoat - Collects vol. 1 #283-291. - Kindle
  • John Constantine, Hellblazer: Death and Cigarettes - Collects vol. 1 #292-300 & Annual #1. - Kindle

HistoryEdit

Leftover Useful InformationEdit

Creative TeamEdit

John Constantine created by Alan Moore, John Totleben & Steve Bissette.

Volume 2Edit

Writer: Simon Oliver. Artist/Covers: Moritat.

Publishing HistoryEdit

  • Volume 1: #1-300, 1988-2013 (#1-62 DC Comics, #63-300 Vertigo)
  • Volume 2: #1- , 2016-present (DC Comics)

See also Constantine

Future Publication DatesEdit

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

The Hellblazer #2: 28 Sep 2016
The Hellblazer #3: 26 Oct 2016
The Hellblazer #4: 23 Nov 2016
The Hellblazer #5: 28 Dec 2016
Hellblazer, vol. 15: Highwater TP: 11 Jan 2017

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