John Constantine, Hellblazer #1 - Original Sins
([March] 2011)

DC, 2011 Series
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Volume
1
Price
19.99 USD; 22.99 CAD
Pages
308
On-sale Date
2011-03-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Suggested for mature readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Vertigo
ISBN
978-1-4012-3006-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401230067 51999
Editing
Scott Nybakken
Color
color
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects Hellblazer (DC, 1988 series) #1-9 and Swamp Thing (DC, 1985 series) #76-77. Also exists in an edition for which the Canadian price is $23.99.


Original Sins (Table of Contents)

Hellblazer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee (signed)
Inks
Jim Lee (signed)
Colors
Alex Sinclair [as Sinc] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

John Constantine, Hellblazer: Original Sins (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page.

[Credits] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
Typeset

[Indicia] (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 5)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

[Hellblazer] (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Letters
? (logo)

Hunger (Table of Contents: 7)

Hellblazer / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
John Ridgway
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Annie Halfacree

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Henry Wambach (first appearance, death); Gino (first appearance); Mrs. M (first appearance, also in flashback); Gary Lester (first appearance, also in flashback); Ali (first appearance); The British Boys [Kenny (first appearance); Wayne (first appearance)]; Chas Chandler (first appearance); Zed (first appearance, cameo); A Dinkan Shaman (first appearance); Papa Midnite (first appearance); Emma (ghost); Eddie (first appearance, death); Mnemoth (first appearance)
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Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2. First John Constantine solo story after his appearances in Swamp Thing series. His previous appearance was in Swamp Thing (DC, 1985 series) #67.

This story marks the beginning of Jamie Delano run in the series.

A Feast of Friends (Table of Contents: 8)

Hellblazer / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
John Ridgway
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Annie Halfacree

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Papa Midnite; Gary Lester (death); Sister Anne-Marie (ghost); Frank North (ghost); Benjamin Cox (ghost); Emma (ghost); Mnemoth
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Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2.

Going For It (Table of Contents: 9)

Hellblazer / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
John Ridgway
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Annie Halfacree

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine (also in flashback); Roger Randall (first appearance, death); Rodney Bubosganglia (first appearance); Bella Donna (first appearance); Ray Monde (first appearance, flashback); Blathoxi (first appearance); Belial
Reprints

Waiting for the Man (Table of Contents: 10)

Hellblazer / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
John Ridgway
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Annie Halfacree

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Gemma Masters (first appearance); Harry (first appearance); Chas Chandler; The British Boys [Kenny; Wayne]; Zed (full appearance); Cheryl Masters (first appearance); Tony Masters (first appearance); Elder Martin (first appearance); The Man (first appearance, death)
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Keywords
Damnation Army; Resurrection Crusade

When Johnny Comes Marching Home (Table of Contents: 11)

Hellblazer / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
John Ridgway
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Lieutenant Frank Ross (first appearance, also in flashback); Craig Anders (first appearance, death); Willy Anders (first appearance, death); Nancy (first appearance, death)
Reprints
Keywords
Resurrection Crusade

Extreme Prejudice (Table of Contents: 12)

Hellblazer / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
John Ridgway
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; The British Boys [Kenny; Wayne; Col (first appearance); Keef (first appearance)]; Ali; Nergal (first apperance); Zed; Chas Chandler; Ray Monde
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Indexer Notes

Resurrection Crusade; Damnation Army

Ghosts in the Machine (Table of Contents: 13)

Hellblazer / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
Brett Ewins (pp. 1-3); John Ridgway (pp. 4-24)
Inks
Jim McCarthy (pp. 1-3); John Ridgway (pp. 4-24)
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Ritchie Simpson (first appearance); Ray Monde (death); Zed; Frank North (ghost); Gary Lester (ghost); Emma (ghost); Sister Anne-Marie (ghost); Benjamin Cox (ghost); Elder Martin
Reprints
Keywords
Resurecction Crusade

Intensive Care (Table of Contents: 14)

Hellblazer / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Zed; Elder Martín; Roger Huntoon; Ritchie Simpson (flashback); Swamp Thing (cameo); Nergal
Synopsis
Constantine makes a deal with Negral to try to stop the Resurrection Crusade.
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Keywords
Damnation Army; Resurrection Crusade

Indexer Notes

Swamp Thing cameo appears to tie in with Swamp Thing (DC, 1985 series) #75. The original page 8 are reformated in two pages, and the pages 21, 22 and 23 are changed.

"Shot to Hell" (Table of Contents: 15)

Hellblazer / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Mad Hettie (first appearance); Sister Anne-Marie (ghost); Benjamin Cox (ghost); Ray Monde (ghost); Frank North (ghost); Emma (ghost); Gary Lester (ghost); Zed; Swamp Thing
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Swamp Thing appearance ties in with Swamp Thing (DC, 1985 series) #76.

L'Adoration de la Terre (Table of Contents: 16)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch
Pencils
Rick Veitch
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Swamp Thing; John Constantine; Demon [Etrigan]; Phantom Stranger; Abigail Cable; The Sprout; Chester Williams; Lizabeth Tremayne; Matthew Cable; Anton Arcane (in hell); a demon; Funky Flashman; Mighty Mouse; Mrs. MacGuire
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is continued from Hellblazer #9 and continued in #10.

Infernal Triangles (Table of Contents: 17)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
Tom Mandrake
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Swamp Thing; John Constantine; Abigail Cable; Chester Williams; Lizabeth Tremayne
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is continued from Hellblazer #10.

[Hellblazer #1 Cover] (Table of Contents: 18)

Hellblazer / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave McKean (painted, signed)
Inks
Dave McKean (painted, signed)
Colors
Dave McKean (painted, signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine
Reprints

[Hellblazer #2 Cover] (Table of Contents: 19)

Hellblazer / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave McKean (painted, signed)
Inks
Dave McKean (painted, signed)
Colors
Dave McKean (painted, signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Papa Midnite
Reprints

[Hellblazer #3 Cover] (Table of Contents: 20)

Hellblazer / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave McKean (painted, signed)
Inks
Dave McKean (painted, signed)
Colors
Dave McKean (painted, signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine
Reprints

[Hellblazer #4 Cover] (Table of Contents: 21)

Hellblazer / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave McKean (painted)
Inks
Dave McKean (painted)
Colors
Dave McKean (painted)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Gemma Masters
Reprints

[Hellblazer #5 Cover] (Table of Contents: 22)

Hellblazer / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave McKean (painted)
Inks
Dave McKean (painted)
Colors
Dave McKean (painted)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine
Reprints

[Hellblazer #6 Cover] (Table of Contents: 23)

Hellblazer / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave McKean (painted)
Inks
Dave McKean (painted)
Colors
Dave McKean (painted)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine
Reprints

[Hellblazer #7 Cover] (Table of Contents: 24)

Hellblazer / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave McKean (painted)
Inks
Dave McKean (painted)
Colors
Dave McKean (painted)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Richie Simpson
Reprints

[Hellblazer #8 Cover] (Table of Contents: 25)

Hellblazer / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave McKean (painted)
Inks
Dave McKean (painted)
Colors
Dave McKean (painted)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine
Reprints

[Hellblazer #9 Cover] (Table of Contents: 26)

Hellblazer / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave McKean (painted)
Inks
Dave McKean (painted)
Colors
Dave McKean (painted)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine
Reprints

L'Adoration de la Terre (Table of Contents: 27)

Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Totleben (painted, signed)
Inks
John Totleben (painted, signed)
Colors
John Totleben (painted, signed)
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
Abigail Cable; John Constantine
Reprints

[Swamp Thing #77 Cover] (Table of Contents: 28)

Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave McKean (signed)
Inks
Dave McKean (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Abigail Cable; Swamp Thing
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Faces on the Street / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano [as Satchmo Hawkins]
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
John Ridgway
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He has been variously described as:...
Characters
John Constantine (photo)
Reprints

Face to Face with John Constantine (Table of Contents: 30)

Faces on the Street / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano [as Satchmo Hawkins]
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
John Ridgway
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

Venus of the Hardsell (Table of Contents: 31)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

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Indexer Notes

One-page image of a broken copy of Muchous Membrane's "Venus of the hardsell" single with printed lyrics as well as a note from John to Satchmo Hawkins appologizing for not showing up to a planned interview.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In my opinion,...
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Indexer Notes

Psychiatric reports on John Constantine from Ravenscar Mental Asylum.

[Peter Milligan] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Welcome to a Fallen World... (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Original Sins
    Hellblazer
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. John Constantine, Hellblazer: Original Sins
  4. 3. [Credits]
  5. 4. [Indicia]
  6. 5. [Table of Contents]
  7. 6. [Hellblazer]
  8. 7. Hunger
    Hellblazer
  9. 8. A Feast of Friends
    Hellblazer
  10. 9. Going For It
    Hellblazer
  11. 10. Waiting for the Man
    Hellblazer
  12. 11. When Johnny Comes Marching Home
    Hellblazer
  13. 12. Extreme Prejudice
    Hellblazer
  14. 13. Ghosts in the Machine
    Hellblazer
  15. 14. Intensive Care
    Hellblazer
  16. 15. "Shot to Hell"
    Hellblazer
  17. 16. L'Adoration de la Terre
    Swamp Thing
  18. 17. Infernal Triangles
    Swamp Thing
  19. 18. [Hellblazer #1 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  20. 19. [Hellblazer #2 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  21. 20. [Hellblazer #3 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  22. 21. [Hellblazer #4 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  23. 22. [Hellblazer #5 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  24. 23. [Hellblazer #6 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  25. 24. [Hellblazer #7 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  26. 25. [Hellblazer #8 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  27. 26. [Hellblazer #9 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  28. 27. L'Adoration de la Terre
    Swamp Thing
  29. 28. [Swamp Thing #77 Cover]
    Swamp Thing
  30. 29. ["He has been variously described as:..."]
    Faces on the Street
  31. 30. Face to Face with John Constantine
    Faces on the Street
  32. 31. Venus of the Hardsell
  33. 32. ["In my opinion,..."]
  34. 33. [Peter Milligan]
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. Welcome to a Fallen World...
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