Hellblazer has long benefited from top-shelf writers taking four or five years to leave their mark on the character. With Denise Mina, who has cast her fortune as a novelist but is new to comics, Vertigo is taking a chance with one of its prize characters. The comic-book medium has recently received an influx of prose and film writers taking on high-profile projects, and many of these have shown that skill in writing can transcend structure of delivery. But not always. Here, Mina crafts an eerie tale of ancient curses and modern hubris, a worthy addition to the Legend of Constantine. If she can smooth out the rough patches in the panel-to-panel storytelling, this could be a fantastic run. Read Full Review
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