|dc2houseofmystery (dc2houseofmystery) wrote in scans_daily,|
@ 2012-02-14 06:16 pm UTC
|Entry tags:||char: john constantine, creator: dave mckean, creator: neil gaiman, title: hellblazer|
So I thought... it's been over a year since my last post... why not come back and share something with you all that I adore?
A quick observation; I sometimes forget that Neil Gaiman wrote some of the most unsettling horror comics over the past few decades. When he writes the genre I find myself abso-bloody-lutely terrified, and he just knows how to make you feel uncomfortable. Case in point...
"Mummy... You're so cold..."
Argh. I'm not going to offer much commentary from this point forward. I'll provide some context though. A homeless man died. At the end, he was cold, he was freezing, and there was no one to hold him to keep him warm. So now he's back... and he keeps asking for the same thing.
John Constantine meanwhile has just ran into trouble of his own in the same set of council flats that the above sequence just took place in. He heads out into the night when...
I love this issue so much.