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News of the death of the great English occult investigator Jack Carter leads Planetary into their own investigation of the secret history of England in the 1980's. It's a deadly puzzle of grim urban magic, dark strangeness and a lethal enigma.

Planetary Goes to the funeral of Jack Carter, England's most mysterious magician.

This issue seemed to cause a lot of controversy and was apparently the first one to get negative letters.

This issue as would seem to be a "Tribute" or "Mockery" depending on your view to Vertigo's John Constantine. This cover for one looks similar to the style of covers Dave McKean has created for Hellblazer and Sandman #3.

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Like every issue of Planetary, this is a love letter to a specific sub-genre. This issue pays tribute to the now classic british comics of the 80'es. "Not John Constantine" was killed by a superhero whose life has been ruined (rewamped) by the powers that be.  NJC's is attended by his close friends "Not Swamp Thing" and "Not Animal Man". The story is solid and feels very true to the material that inspired it. It does however feel like one of the more pointless stories (like say, issue 2) as it d...

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