The Horror Crossover Encyclopedia: Hellblazer #23-24, “Larger than Life”

2 Mar

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HELLBLAZER # 23 – 24 “LARGER THAN LIFE” (VERTIGO/DC COMICS)

Release Date: October 1989 (Contemporary Setting)

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Series: Hellblazer

Horror Crosses: Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos; Dracula (Bram Stoker); The Portrait of Dorian Gray; Invisible Man (novel) (see notes)

Non-Horror Crosses: Maltese Falcon; Moby Dick; Alice in Wonderland; Peter Pan; Sherlock Holmes; Treasure Island; Oliver Twist; Tarzan; Hamlet; Cyrano de Bergerac; Winnie the Pooh; Lord Dunsany’s Joseph Jorkens; Fu Manchu (see notes)

The Story: Jerry is a collector of unusual artifacts. Many of these are famed items of history and legend. He’s even gone so far as to start collecting items from other realms. But when he starts collecting items from the realm of fiction, the entities of that realm come after him, and he needs the aid of John Constantine.

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