Constantine Pilot: Give It a Try, I Guess?

Constantine is the much anticipated television adaptation of the Hellblazer comic book series. I will readily admit to being one of those supernatural drama fans who has never once read an issue of Hellblazer; my prior knowledge of John Constantine comes from the 2005 film Constantine and some Wikipedia research after said film came out. I was pumped for this show, as I’m a fan of horror and fantasy and quite liked the film, and I was even more excited when I saw the first images of Matt Ryan in the title role. What a hunk, and he actually looked quite a bit like the comic book pictures I’d seen. Well, the show finally premiered Friday night and it was… okay? Spoilers ahead, friends.

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