Ian Curtis dedication from The Crow #1 by James O’Barr, 1989.
John Constantine: the con man, the joker, the thief, the Magus. And what keeps him going through all this is his insatiable appetite for magic - at whatever the cost.
relevant: The Devil You Know, by Ken Chen in the New Inquiry
Paul Pope and Jim Krueger’s riff on the Mandarin for Timeslip, where various artists/writers came up with two pagers that re-imagined classic Marvel characters.
I’m hearing really great stuff about Iron Man 3, and I’m sure it’s the shit, but this is the postmodern occult version of the Mandarin I would’ve liked to see on screen.