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John Constantine

The Hellblazer #1 is an issue of the series The Hellblazer (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 2016. It was published on August 24, 2016.

Synopsis for "The Poison Truth, Part One"

Appearing in "The Poison Truth, Part One"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Marid (First appearance) (Flashback and main story)

Other Characters:

  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand (Dies in flashback)
  • Princess Sophie (Dies in flashback)
  • Abigail Arcane (Mentioned only)
  • Adolf Hitler (Mentioned only) (Deceased)
  • Justice League (Mentioned only)
  • Renee Chandler (Mentioned only)
  • Superfly Dixon (Mentioned only)





  • Swamp Thing's non consensual use of Constantine's body to have sex with his wife Abigail Arcane, which originally occurred in Hellblazer #10 (1988), is referenced to still be somewhat canon as of this book, with John specifically mentioning the events that took place.


  • Percy Thrower was a well-known British Gardener and a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
  • Paul Daniels was an English magician and television performer who died in March, 2016.
  • Ronnie Corbett was an English stand-up comedian and a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. He also died in March, 2016.
  • Triffids refers to the fictional, venomous, mobile plants introduced in the novel The Day of the Triffids, by John Wyndham.

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