"Hellblazer" #245, part one of Jason Aaron and Sean Murphy's two-issue stint on the series, is smart, funny, horrific, and vicious. It's a punk rock comic for the 21st century, and you can pick it up and enjoy it without ever having read a "Hellblazer" comic in your life. But if you have read "Hellblazer" #11, the reading experience is even richer. Read Full Review
Aaron doesn't go away from that foulness and that edginess in Hellblazer #245. In fact, he adds to this title's nastiness by telling a scary story with razor-sharp teeth; even a nip might give you rabies. In fact, if "Newcastle Calling" were turned into a movie, it would be NC-17 if some of the revolting visuals weren't removed. Here, revolting is a good thing. Artist Sean Murphy (Crush, Dark Horse Comics), except for that dreadful last page, gives the story this cool cinematic feel that's like a slasher movie " just right for a tale of stupid young people. Read Full Review
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