Hellblazer #222

Writer: Denise Mina Artist: Leonardo Manco Publisher: Vertigo Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Robert Murray Jul 20, 2006

    Since this is the conclusion of her first comic storyline, I want to conclude my review with thoughts on Minas work so far. In issue #222, we are bombarded by finely worded proclamations from all of the characters involved, giving the entire issue a powerful effectiveness while maintaining its grounding in the real world. Evans sounds off his rhetoric like any other blinded soul: Compassion is a universal absolute. Park Circusll generate enough empathy to create a heaven on earth. All I want is peace. Just as slyly or innocently as Marshall Applewhite, he talks Constantine into killing himself for the greater good, a world that feels and, therefore, heals. Yet, because of the big twist in this issue, good intentions dont always generate positive results, and a land is ravaged by empathy that is too strong. Humans shouldnt meddle in things outside of their control (How many times can you use that adage for a Hellblazer comic?). Sure, it would be great if everyone was Read Full Review

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