John Constantine, Hellblazer #2 - The Devil You Know
([January] 2012)

DC, 2011 Series
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Volume
2
Price
19.99 USD; 22.99 USD
Pages
268
On-sale Date
2012-01-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Vertigo
ISBN
978-1-4012-3302-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401233020 51999
Editing
Scott Nybakken
Color
color
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Reprints Hellblazer (DC, 1988 series) #10-13; Hellblazer Annual (DC, 1989 series) #1 and The Horrorist (DC, 1995 series)#1-2.


The Devil You Know (Table of Contents)

Hellblazer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Cassaday (signed)
Inks
John Cassaday (signed)
Colors
Paul Mounts (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

John Constantine, Hellblazer: The Devil You Know (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page and credits.

[Indicia] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 4)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

[Hellblazer #10 Cover] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

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

"Sex and Death" (Table of Contents: 6)

Hellblazer / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
Richard Piers Rayner
Inks
Mark Buckingham
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Mighty Mouse (death); Mrs. McGuire (death) Zed; Elder Martin; Nergal; Swamp Thing; Abigail Arcane
Synopsis
John Constantine stops the Ressurection Army and also stops Nergal and his plans to defeat heaven.
Reprints
Keywords
Resurrection Crussader; The Tonges of Fire

Indexer Notes

Story is continued from Swamp Thing #76 and continued in #77.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Two filler pages from the previous secuence, one between pages 7 and 8 and the other between pages 14 and 15.

Newcastle (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Newcastle: A Taste of Things to Come (Table of Contents: 10)

Hellblazer / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
Richard Piers Rayner
Inks
Mark Buckingham
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine (also in flashback); Frank North (flashback); Judith (flashback); Anne-Marie (flashback); Ritchie Simpson (flashback); Gary Lester (flashback); Benjamin Cox (flashback); Alex Logue (flashback); Ray Monde (flashback); Astra Logue (first appearance, flashback); Alex Logue (first appearance, flashback, death); Norfulthing (first appearance, flashback); Nergal (flashback)
Synopsis
Flashback story telling of the first time Constantine and his friends tried to summon a demon and the disasterous results.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Two filler pages from the previous secuence, one between pages 18 and 19 and the other between pages 20 and 21.

[Hellblazer #12 Cover] (Table of Contents: 12)

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; Nergal
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

"The Devil You Know..." (Table of Contents: 14)

Hellblazer / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
Richard Piers Rayner
Inks
Mark Buckingham
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Nergal; Ritchie Simpson; Agony (first appearance); Ecstacy (first appearance)
Synopsis
Constantine gets his revenge on Nergal for what happened 10 years earlier in Newcastle.
Reprints

[Hellblazer #13 Cover] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

"On the Beach" (Table of Contents: 17)

Hellblazer / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
Richard Piers Rayner (pp. 1-8, 24); Mike Hoffman (pp. 9-23)
Inks
Mark Buckingham (pp. 1-8, 24); Mike Hoffman (pp. 9-23)
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine (also in flashback); Thomas Constantine (first appearance, flashback); Cheryl Constantine (first appearance, flashback); Aunt Beat (first appearance, flashback); Tony (first appearance); Christopher (first appearance)
Synopsis
John dreams he is the last survivor on the planet Earth after a nuclear power plant explodes.
Reprints

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

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

Pencils
Kent Williams (painting, signed)
Inks
Kent Williams (painting, signed)
Colors
Kent Williams (painting, signed)

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

The Bloody Saint (Table of Contents: 19)

Hellblazer / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
Bryan Talbot
Inks
Bryan Talbot
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Margret Thatcher (cameo, in TV); Martin Peters (first appearance); Lord Abbot [Kon-Sten-Tyn] (first appearance, flashback); Merlin (flashback); King Arthur (flashback); Medraut (flashback); Queen Nimue (flashback); Petroc (flashback); Chas Chandler
Synopsis
The history of Kon-Sten-Tyn and the magic he worked against the Christian priests.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is set in 1982 and is divided in two parts.

Venus of the Hardsell (Table of Contents: 20)

Hellblazer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
Dean Motter
Inks
Dean Motter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
Mucous Membrane [John Constantine; Gary Lester; Beano]
Synopsis
A "video" of Constantine's band Mucous Membrane doing their single "Venus of the Harsell".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A "video" of the Mucous Membrane song from HELLBLAZER #2.

[The Horrorist #1 Cover] (Table of Contents: 21)

The Horrorist / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Lloyd (signed)
Inks
David Lloyd (signed)
Colors
?

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

"Antarctica" (Table of Contents: 22)

The Horrorist / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
David Lloyd
Inks
David Lloyd
Colors
Elitta Fell
Letters
David Lloyd (watercolor paints?)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; The Horrorist (first appearance)
Synopsis
The Horrorist, an evil spirit of man's inhumanity to man, begins being tracked by John Constanine who has lost his capicity for feeling emotions.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2.

[The Horrorist #2 Cover] (Table of Contents: 23)

The Horrorist / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Lloyd
Inks
David Lloyd
Colors
?
Letters
David Lloyd (watercolor paints?)

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

[Antarctica Part 2] (Table of Contents: 24)

The Horrorist / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Delano
Pencils
David Lloyd
Inks
David Lloyd
Colors
Elitta Fell
Letters
David Lloyd (watercolor paints?)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; The Horrorist
Synopsis
Constantine defeats The Horrorist and rediscovers his emotions.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2.

[Peter Milligan] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

To Hell and Back (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Devil You Know
    Hellblazer
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. John Constantine, Hellblazer: The Devil You Know
  4. 3. [Indicia]
  5. 4. [Table of Contents]
  6. 5. [Hellblazer #10 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  7. 6. "Sex and Death"
    Hellblazer
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Newcastle
    Hellblazer
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Newcastle: A Taste of Things to Come
    Hellblazer
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [Hellblazer #12 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. "The Devil You Know..."
    Hellblazer
  16. 15. [Hellblazer #13 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. "On the Beach"
    Hellblazer
  19. 18. [Hellblazer Annual #1 Cover]
    Hellblazer
  20. 19. The Bloody Saint
    Hellblazer
  21. 20. Venus of the Hardsell
    Hellblazer
  22. 21. [The Horrorist #1 Cover]
    The Horrorist
  23. 22. "Antarctica"
    The Horrorist
  24. 23. [The Horrorist #2 Cover]
    The Horrorist
  25. 24. [Antarctica Part 2]
    The Horrorist
  26. 25. [Peter Milligan]
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. To Hell and Back
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