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The first HELLBLAZER collection from writer Peter Milligan! What's the bizarre link behind a horrifying skin condition affecting Constantine, his new girlfriend and a bloody union strike from twelve years ago? Find out in this title collecting HELLBLAZER #251-255 and a story from #250.

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Old Wounds

John Constantine's seen both society and the supernatural at their sickest, and he has the scars to prove it. But lately his condition has been stable, thanks to a beautiful doctor who just might have what it takes to heal his black heart.

Unfortunately, there's one nasty scab that just won't go away. Long ago, Constantine got his hands even dirtier than usual, contaminating the life of an innocent man, another pawn in the war of the haves against the have-nots that's raged for ages, from the Black Plague to the Blair era.

Now an infernal infection is spreading, and Constantine knows the only cure is to keep picking until he discovers what's underneath...

Vertigo legend Peter Milligan (HUMAN TARGET, GREEK STREET) joins artist Giuseppe Camuncoli (BATMAN, TOKYO DAYS, BANGKOK NIGHTS) and Goran Sudzuka (Y: THE LAST MAN) for a HELLBLAZER tale sure to get under your skin. Plus... a chilling tale by Milligan and award-winning Eddie Campbell.



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This is the first trade of the Peter Milligan run on Hellblazer.  No stranger to John Constantine he has written John in his Shade the Changing Man series for Vertigo.  Hellblazer is known for its strong writer driven stories over its overall mythos, which means this book is a great Jump on point.    Many of the older Hellblazer cast are not revisited in this trade as of yet, so it looks like Peter Milligan is making his run every accessible.  There is a new love interest and now a strange "Ra...

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