What is the movie Constantine about?

What is the movie Constantine about?

As a suicide survivor, demon hunter John Constantine (Keanu Reeves) has literally been to hell and back — and he knows that when he dies, he’s got a one-way ticket to Satan’s realm unless he can earn enough goodwill to climb God’s stairway to heaven. While helping policewoman Angela Dodson (Rachel Weisz) investigate her identical twin’s apparent suicide, Constantine becomes caught up in a supernatural plot involving both demonic and angelic forces. Based on the DC/Vertigo “Hellblazer” comics.Constantine / Film synopsis

What is the meaning of John Constantine?

“God has given
John Constantine, also known as Hellblazer, is one of DC comic’s most famous antiheroes. He is an “occult detective” and is a sorcerer who can use magical spells, rituals, curses and protective magic as well. The name John is a name of great importance in early Christianity and it means “God has given”.

What is the first Hellblazer comic?

New editions

# Title Material collected
1 Original Sins Hellblazer #1–9 Swamp Thing (vol. 2) #76–77
2 The Devil You Know Hellblazer #10–13, Annual #1 The Horrorist #1–2
3 The Fear Machine Hellblazer #14–22
4 The Family Man Hellblazer #23–33 “The Gangster, the Whore and the Magician” from Vertigo Secret Files: Hellblazer #1

Which Hellblazer should I read?

Personally, I’d recommend you read the Saga of the Swamp Thing in its entirety, as Moore, Totleben, and Bissette craft one of the finest DC Comics of all time here. Nonetheless, if you just want Constantine in all his first appearance glory, you can find him beginning with Book Three of the collections.

What is Constantine’s powers?

Powers. Magic: Constantine is a magician but unlike most magicians, Constantine rarely uses magical spells, unless he really has to, especially in combat. Synchronicity Wave Traveling: An instinctual supernatural ability to be in the right place at exactly the right time.

How many volumes does Constantine by Hellblazer have?

Next week sees the collection, John Constantine, Hellblazer Vol. 25: Another Season published, collecting John Constantine: Hellblazer #276 – 291.

Who wrote Hellblazer?

Alan MooreStephen R. Bissette

Do I need to read anything before Sandman?

It’s not advised to read the prequel The Sandman: Overture first. This is because it’s written with the assumption that you’ve read the original series. So while it’s set before The Sandman #1, it’s not a great place to start. Sandman is definitely a series that reads best when read in its original order.