John Constantine has walked the streets of London, been to hell and back and has aged gracefully since his first appearance 25 years ago. Now, HELLBLAZER, the longest running ongoing Vertigo series hit’s issue #272 with a story that will shock you. It was announced at the Vertigo: On the Edge panel that the chain-smoking con man may be getting married! That's right, married!
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Over on THE SOURCE, The DCU is celebrating 75 years of DC Comics by revealing a bunch of amazing variant covers. But these aren’t just any variant covers, they are of some of the most classic and iconic images from DC’s illustrious history re-imagined by some of the biggest names in the industry.
Peter Milligan, author of the current series HELLBLAZER and GREEK STREET will be signing copies of his original graphic novel THE BRONX KILL at Forbidden Planet in London on Saturday, May 8 at 1pm. So go meet him if you’re in the area and tell him I sent you. If you can’t make it, pick up a Milligan title and get caught up on your reading!
THE BRONX KILL – myth, mystery, map. The very name caught me. Hooked me and wouldn’t let me go. I saw it on a map of New York. I like maps. I particularly like maps of this part of the world, with its resonant, iconic place names. The Bronx Kill. That tiny place shoved to some dark recess of the map, like a dirty secret pushed to the back of a mind. Of course, for a writer (for a writer like me anyway) dark secrets have a special kind of allure.
March is the month of Milligan or Milligan is the march of the Month Whichever way you look at it, for all you Peter Milligan fans out there (and I am first in line, though I have to fight off many!) there are sensational stories galore every week of the month from one of Vertigo’s first and finest.
Sex and violence. The Greek dramas were epic tales filled with unforgettable characters, bloody betrayals and, yes, more sex and violence than even an HBO original series.
LOOKS 10, DANCE 3 For those of you who think I require little more than a 263,000 watt spotlight and a brief excursion to the Courreges Universe, you're clearly mistaken. I've decided to share the stage with my old accomplice Peter Milligan, one of the original Vertigo provocateurs of pop fiction. He’s currently the writer of the monthly GREEK STREET (think fresh blood/ancient myths), the upcoming crime
As mentioned in the Vertigo: Graphic Content post on October 12, on Sunday, January 17th (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), FOX will preview the new Warner Bros. television series HUMAN TARGET– a full-throttle action-drama centered on Christopher Chance (Mark Valley, Fringe), a unique private contractor hired to protect, based on the DC Comics character created by Len Wein and artist Carmine Infantino and reimagined for Vertigo by Peter Milligan (Shade the Changing Man, Skreemer, Greek Street, Hellblazer).
So the great part of being an editor is that you never know what will pop up in your inbox on any given day. the below are just a few of the super cool surprises that I received in the past few days. I won’t pick a favorite...but don’t let that stop you! peace & hair grease, will dennis -- greek street goes greek? anyone reading GREEK STREET knows it’s a modern re-telling of Greek dramas...but this pencil page by DAVIDE GIANFELICE from issue #8 looks like the past has become the present. what!?
Greek mythology and its multitude of characters is the basis for GREEK STREET. From Agamemnon to Oedipus Rex, to Zeus, Aphrodite, Dionysus and Medusa, the characters in Greek mythology are very vibrant and, in many ways, relatable even today.