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Hellblazer
Nick Name
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Civilian ID
John Constantine
Occupation
Sorcerer
Legal Status
Subject of Great Britain with a record of mental illness.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Liverpool, England
Group Affiliation
Trenchcoat Brigade
Base of Operations
London, England
Height
6'
Weight
160 lbs.
Eye Color
Blue
Hair Color
Blond
Known Powers
Hereditary abilities to control the forces of sorcery.
Accessories
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Common Enemies

Buer

Demon Constantine

Papa Midnite


Regularly Appearing

Saga of the Swamp Thing Vol. 1

Swamp Thing Vol. 2 & 4

Hellblazer Vol. 1


First Appearance
Swamp Thing Vol. 2 #37 (June, 1985)
Creator
Alan Moore & Rick Veitch
Origin

John Constantine is the unwilling heir to an ancestral line of sorcerers spanning back to King Kon-Stan-Tyn, who was sought by Merlin to be heir to the legendary King Arthur.


Kon-Stan-Tyn grew more powerful in his sorcerer abilities betrayed and murdered Merlin. Sustaining his life by sacrificing his sons to dark forces, one of which was born of a supernatural being,eventually the sorcerer king would fall victim to the same dark forces that served him.


John Constantine hopes to be the last burdened with the mystical powers he considers a curse. Feared and hated by both the forces of Heaven and Hell, Constantine is forced to use abilities that have been both a danger to himself as well as his friends and foes, unwillingly burning a path of destruction as the Hellblazer.


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