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"Newcastle Calling" Part 1 of 2, written by Jason Aaron (SCALPED, Ghost Rider ) with art by Sean Murphy (Batman/Scarecrow: Year One). A group of naïve documentary filmmakers try to find out what happened to Mucous Membrane — an up-and-coming punk outfit (led by John Constantine) that met a mysterious end.

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"If nothing is true then everything is possible" 0

I really enjoy classic John Constantine stories.  This two part from Jason Aaron is just that, classic.  What makes a classic Hellblazer tale is Punk Rock, Sex and a mysterious John Constantine, this comic delivers in spades.  Page 1 John Constantine is barely in this issue, that may be a turn off for some fans, but for me it reminds me of the time when John Constantine was mysterious and would only appear when needed.  You can see the influence on this comic that Alan Moore's Swamp Thing and ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

"Whatever happened to Mucous Membrane?" 0

Having a story in which John Constantine is the leading star, but he only appears in the last page, and the true players are a group of youngsters trying to do a homemade documentary about a dark and obscure punk rock from Newcastle of the 70ies, which by the way had Constantine as leading vocal, if that´s not incredible enough for you, so read the next lines. Digging up Constantine´s past is a hard task, not only because the bloke could have done anything (that´s actually the easy part for a wr...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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