My take on Constantine, Season 1

I discovered Constantine/Hellblazer around the time I read Sandman and Preacher in the mid-90’s, and while my understanding of Preacher has changed a lot (short version: I don’t like it), my love for Sandman and Hellblazer is still on par. The Constantine movie from 2005 was more «inspired by» the comic than a true adaptation, and although not a half-bad action flick (a movie featuring Tilda Swinton and Peter Stormare couldn’t be bad even if it tried) it was not what most fans of the comic wanted. The director Francis Lawrence and his team had gotten most of the mythology and characters wrong. Constantine had thus proved «unfilmable», so expectations weren’t high when a TV-series based on the comics was announced.
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