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John Constantine is the main protagonist of DC's "Constantine" and the Vertigo Comic's "Hellblazer". The character has been portrayed by Keanu Reeves (2005 film) and by Matt Ryan (2014 TV series).

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Does the idea of a human being tricking demons (a bit like Constantine) come from folklore or some particular story predating Hellblazer?

A few years ago, I started reading the Hellblazer comic-book series, and while I enjoyed it a lot, I felt that the concept of a human being tricking demons (something the character Constantine is ...
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In the movie Constantine, what was the significance of the glass jars hanging from the ceiling in Beeman's room?

There were a lot of glass jars hanging from the ceiling in Beeman's room in the bowling alley. What does this mean? Obviously, Google brings up glass bottles in trees and catching spirits, etc. Is ...
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Has Constantine ever fought Hades?

As we know that Hades exists in the DC comics and he is god of Hell and John Constantine is hellblazer have they ever come face to face in a fight? If not do they have different versions of hell for ...
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In Constantine, what were the ring-like items Isabel threw?

In Constantine, what did Isabel drop before her suicide? It looks like a pair of rings. What was the meaning of throwing them off the roof first?
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What happened to Arrowverse Chas Chandler (Constantine's friend)?

We've seen Constantine coming back as an active Arrowverse character in recent episodes of Legends of Tomorrow (starting from S3E10). Do we know what happened to Chas, his resuscitating friend from ...
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Different ending(s) to Constantine the movie?

When the movie Constantine came out I thought I'd seen a version where in the end Gabriel got her wings back, emerging from the pool while smiling. As if the whole plot was to get John to the 'good' ...
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Was Constantine's appearance based on Sting?

Is there any evidence for this? I have encountered a person on a forum who claimed this to be true, but he failed to supply any proof. While I can notice some similarities, is this claim actually true?...
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Has the "Hellblazer" Constantine ever met Lucifer?

In the 2005 "Constantine" movie the main character in the climax of the has a small tête–à–tête with the Devil- aka Lucifer Morningstar. But in the Vertigo comic book universe, Lucifer has quit the ...
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What, if anything, do Gabriel's bracelets signify?

In the movie Constantine, during the climax in the mental hospital, Gabriel is shown wearing many hospital bracelets. What, if anything, do these bracelets signify? Neither the official novelisation ...
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Was Kramer a half-breed or did he become an angel after his death?

The ending to Constantine confused me. When Kramer rose from his grave, does that imply that he became an angel after his death? Or was he a half-breed like several other characters in the movie? I ...
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Why did Lucifer interfere with Mammon crossing over?

Why did Lucifer care about Mammon crossing over from Hell to the real world? Before coming up to drag John (literally) to Hell, he makes a detour and sends his son back to presumably prevent Hell on ...
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What was John trying to do by chanting "Into the light I command thee"?

Near the end of Constantine, before John is interrupted by Gabriel, he is holding his forearms together chanting "Into the light I command thee!". Why; what was he trying to do? It seems like Mammon ...
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Why did Constantine take the amulet from the priest?

In the movie Constantine said, "You don't need its protection, it would be like the old days." Did the amulet prohibit hearing voices? So he could find out what's happening and report back to ...
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