VERTIGO SECRET FILES: HELLBLAZER #1
A new printing coinciding with CONSTANTINE: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE ADAPTATION, this Special features two compelling tales of John Constantine by an all-star array of talent. Plus, interviews with HELLBLAZER writers, a dossier of character information, a HELLBLAZER timeline, and much more.
Vertigo's flagship title reaches its 20th anniversary issue with "The Laughing Magician," Part 1 of 3! The streetwise, chain-smoking con-magician John Constantine finds himself in receipt of a most perplexing birthday gift: a memory wrapped up in a warning. As Constantine tries to figure out what it means, the brutal African war-mage known as Mako hits London - and he's taking no prisoners...
"The Laughing Magician" Part 3 of 3. John Constantine had it bad enough when he had a bloodthirsty African warlord and the powerful, unknown entity behind the Hunger Hill suicides after him, but when they team-up, things can only get worse – especially when the true "Laughing Magician" is finally revealed.
In feudal Japan, a forbidden romance sparks death and destruction in the lives of all who are touched by it. A brutal tale of honor, love and, above all, vengeance.
A rag-tag band of refugees struggle to make the perilous journey from war-torn Sudan to the United Kingdom. They know not all of them will live to see their final destination, but they are willing to make any sacrifice to ensure their precious cargo reaches the hands of the blond-haired man known only from a dream: the Laughing Magician...
"The Laughing Magician" Part 2 of 3. As bloodthirsty war-mage Mako carves a bloody swath through London's occult underworld, John Constantine tries to rally his former allies. But he has burned a lot of bridges lately, and he's starting to look like a man with a target on his back.
Midnighter, on a mission to kill Adolf Hitler, finds himself closing in on history's greatest mass-murderer — in Berlin circa 1945. Can Midnighter terminate the Führer before he kills himself?
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #38
"Emerald Eclipse" hits its shocking conclusion leading directly into BLACKEST NIGHT. The sciencell riot causes a new law to be doctored into the Book of Oa as Kyle and Guy fight against it. What fate awaits the honor guards, and who will be left standing from the riot that shook Oa to its core?