Hellblazer #144
Story title(s)
'Ashes and Honey, part 1'
James Sinclair (colours) Digital Chameleon (separations)
Ellie de Ville
Axel Alonso (editor), Jennifer Lee (asst. editor)
Cover date
January 2000
Collected in
Previous issue

John Constantine: Hellblazer #144 (January 2000)

Plot summaryEdit

John Constantine's efforts at uncovering the story behind an undead dog lead him to the grave of a Bosnian magician. Here Constantine meets the magician's grandson and learns about the events leading up to the man's death.

When Kemal, an aging Bosnian, notices his boots are missing he suspects that his grandson is responsible for their theft. Samir, Kemal's grandson, has discovered that the boots possess healing properties.

Samir charges others of his own age to heal their various ailments but when he tries to resurrect a boy's dead sister disaster ensues, with Constantine getting on the wrong end of a beating and Kemal having to make the ultimate sacrifice.


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