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John Constantine Hellblazer Special: Papa Midnite (2005) comic books 2003-2005

  • Issue #1
    John Constantine Hellblazer Special: Papa Midnite (2005) 1

    Written by Mat Johnson Art by Tony Akins & Dan Green Cover by Ronald Wimberly Award-winning novelist Mat Johnson (Hunting in Harlem, Drop) and artists Tony Akins (FABLES) & Dan Green (THE WITCHING, ROSE AND THORN) reveal the hidden origin of John Constantine's deadly nemesis, the immortal voodoo sorcerer/gangster/nightclub owner known as Midnite (a starring character in the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures film Constantine, also released in February) in this compelling 5-issue miniseries featuring covers by Ronald Wimberly (LUCIFER). In modern-day Harlem, Midnite embarks on a vision quest that takes him back to his boyhood 300 years ago in colonial Manhattan. When the island's slaves revolt against their white captors, young Midnite sees an opportunity for profit. But his self-serving tricks cause a catastrophe that haunts him to this day in a tale inspired by true historical incidents. On sale Feb 2 ? 1 of 5 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.95 US ? MATURE READERS Edited by Jonathan Vankin Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2
    John Constantine Hellblazer Special: Papa Midnite (2005) 2

    Written by Mat Johnson Art by Tony Akins & Dan Green Cover by Ronald Wimberly The miniseries continues as Fortune's ghost forces Midnite to relive the darkest tragedy of his past. Badly defeated, the rebel slaves seek revenge on Midnite and Luna, who deceived them for profit. On sale March 2 ? 2 of 5 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US ? MATURE READERS Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #3
    John Constantine Hellblazer Special: Papa Midnite (2005) 3

    Written by Mat Johnson Art by Tony Akins & Dan Green Cover by Ronald Wimberly The dark magic miniseries continues! In 1741, Midnite enlists the aid of an old friend to conjure up a vision of Manhattan where whites are slaves, as he attempts to finish the revolution started by Cuffee years earlier. In the present, Midnite's vision quest is interrupted by the arrival of an unexpected enemy. On sale April 6 ? 3 of 5 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US ? MATURE READERS Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #4
    John Constantine Hellblazer Special: Papa Midnite (2005) 4

    Written by Mat Johnson Art by Tony Akins & Dan GreenCover by Ronald Wimberly In colonial New York, Papa Midnite is determined to stoke the fires of a slave rebellion, conjuring magical visions of a Manhattan under African rule by any means necessary. His inflammatory methods could lead to freedom for the island's captive Africans, but they're just as likely to bring about greater tragedy. On sale May 4? 4 of 5 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US ? MATURE READERS Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #5
    John Constantine Hellblazer Special: Papa Midnite (2005) 5

    Written by Mat Johnson Art by Tony Akins & Dan Green Cover by Ronald Wimberly. In the blazing conclusion to the thought-provoking miniseries, Midnite pushes Manhattan's rebelling slaves to the limits of destruction, though Fortune is determined to end the suffering. But his betrayal of Papa Midnite has repercussions that still shake New York ? and the immortal Midnite ? centuries later. On sale June 22 ? 5 of 5 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US ? MATURE READERS Cover price $2.99.