The Scab, Part One (of Three): Secrets and Lies wiki last edited by Billy Batson on 06/24/13 08:41AM View full history

Vertigo welcomes back one of its most popular and prolific scribes to pilot our longest-running title! Joining series artist Leonardo Manco, writer Peter Milligan (BATMAN, HUMAN TARGET, X-Statix) begins raising hell as John Constantine digs his fingers deep into his bumpy past. He discovers that old wounds and new loves are both best left untouched in part 1 of the the story arc 'Scab.' Don't miss out on the start of an intense, mind-bending new era for John Constantine!

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Great Book 0

I have to admit, at first the art style had me thinking negative after experiencing Manco's fantastic art work for months, but overall, it's a nice break.  Giuseppe Camuncoli and Stefano Landini provide a more cartoonish john Constantine, but a good one at that. In the book, Constantine is in a relationship with a character named Phoebe, which i believe will provide interesting drama because of past events, and the great cliffhanger at the end of the issue.     So far, i think Milligan is doing ...

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Bloody Good! 0

I decided to pick Scab quite a while after i finished the Holiday Special. I wanted to experience the work of Peter Milligan. I had read some a'his work in Human Target (Vertigo) And such, but i did not know SCAB was this friggin' good. I should start giving Hellblazer my two cents every month. I love the pacing skills of Mr. Milligan and the art of Guiseppe Camuncoli. Although it's not that scary, it suits the mood of the story. I liked the fact that John has a new girlfriend, she's bloody gorg...

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Wow...this was probably the best issue of Hellblazer I have ever read! And that is saying something for this long running series.  John Constatine is entering into a new relationship with a girl named Phoebe.  I like Phoebe and hope she sticks around.  Also, John reacquaints himself with an ancient skin-shedder named Julian.  I like Julian so far...very creepy.  The art makes the whole book scary and Milligan's writing in superb.  John's entire chest is covered in a "scab" which is really like a...

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