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‘The Sandman Universe Presents: Hellblazer’ Writer Si Spurrier: The Horror News Network Interview

John Constantine has been a perennial favorite ever since he slid his way out of Alan Moore’s Swamp Thing (way back in 1985) and into his own series, which would forever associate the characters with the moniker, Hellblazer.  Constantine has undergone many revamps and reimaginings ever since, but the one constant with the chain-smoking magician has always been the talent that the characters and series has attracted, namely a who’s who of the greatest writers in comic book history.

Much to the delight of long-time fans around the world, Si Spurrier’s take on the character grounds him in classic Constantine lore as part of DC’s ever expanding Sandman Universe.  Spurrier spoke to Horror News Network about his version of the character, on the eve of Constantine’s return to the “real world”, in what promises to be an exciting new chapter in the life of John Constantine. read more

Doug Liman Cites ’70s Horror Classics as Inspiration for Upcoming Justice League Movie

Producer/Director Doug Liman (Swingers, The Bourne Identity, Edge of Tomorrow) has good news for comic book fans who are getting a little sick of the constant stream of paint by numbers, derivative superhero movies with cheesy jokes that have been flooding the multiplex over the past several years. He recently sat down with Cinema Blend to discuss his vision for the upcoming Justice League Dark film, and it’s all good news for comic book fans and horror fans alike! Turns out, character development will be on display front row, center this time around, and Liman is looking to capture elements of the horror classics of the 1970s that he loves when making this movie. Here’s what he had to say: read more