That’s right, as mentioned back in July on Graphic Content, John Constantine will be tying the knot. Many things have conspired to stop John Constantine from getting married; not least of which is Constantine himself. But this time it’s different—this time it’s alchemy babe Epiphany Greaves. But even as the church fills and the blushing bridegroom slips a carnation into his buttonhole, thing can go horribly wrong, as uninvited guests threaten to ruin the wedding of the year.
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Last month we introduced VERTIGO RESURRECTED. This month I’m excited to reveal the next volume scheduled for November publication, VERTIGO RESURRECTED #2-THE EXTREMIST. Now, back in print! One of Vertigo’s first creator owned books, THE EXTREMIST stretched the limits of comics storytelling. From writer Peter Milligan (HELLBLAZER, X-STATICS, HUMAN TARGET) and artist Ted McKeever (DOOM PATROL, FAITH) the 4-issue miniseries took superheroics to their most risqué.
The Witch Queen seems to think that Fig is very important, but the more time they spend together, the more the Witch Queen has her doubts in House of Mystery #28 written by Matt Sturges and artist by Luca Rossi. Plus, this month's short story is illustrated by cover artist Esao Andrews (FABLES: 1001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL) and stars the dearly departed Poet.
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!
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