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Old Apr 2nd, 2008, 03:52 AM        Weekly Comic Review: Hellblazer: Original Sins
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Old Apr 2nd, 2008, 07:00 PM       
the movie sucked balls, but hellblazer kicks ass
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Old Apr 2nd, 2008, 09:23 PM       
I actually liked the movie but then again I haven't read hell blazer at all.
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Old Apr 3rd, 2008, 12:59 AM       
Know what you mean. I started with the first book, stopped for months for other comics, then began again after seeing the movie. When I began the Garth Ennis book, it definitely breezed through quicker and more enjoyable. But then again, anything Garth Ennis writes is fun to read.
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Old Apr 3rd, 2008, 01:19 AM       
The first two issues of the series (The Hunger) are brilliant. I think that they're a perfect intro to the character. However, the rest of the trade leaves a lot to be desired.
I like the movie, but everytime I've watched it I've felt dissapointed afterwards. I mean gum? Come on.
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Old Apr 4th, 2008, 07:09 AM       
I bought that thing. Art is horrible, like most of Vertigo's early stuff from like 1991. It's at a level where it's ugly enough to annoy me when reading it :O
The writing is sorta Neil Gaiman-ish in the sense that he never shuts the fuck up. BLABLABLABLA INNER THOUGHTS BLABLA LONG BOGUS EXPLANATIONS BLABLA and then I forget what's going on half the time and you can't look at the art to remind you because it looks like it was done entirely with a ball-point pen.

I liked the ones done by Ennis/Dillon better but still nothing that would make me read Constantine and God knows it would be easy since like 1/5th of the comics on sale in the huge crap box at the used book store seems to be Hellblazer issues.
Like, I don't even think they accept any more comics, they just sell until they finally get rid of it all and all that's left is crap from the early 90s...

Anyways I did like that part with the fat dude eating constantly but still drying up like a fig and dying of starvation. Very post-modern.
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Old Apr 4th, 2008, 11:20 AM       
I found the movie to be enjoyable. Of course, I have never read Hellblazer.If I decide to, though, I will skip this one.
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Old Apr 4th, 2008, 03:27 PM       
I honestly think that Garth Ennis can do no wrong.
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