The germans have an inhuman way of cutting up their verbs. Now a verb has a hard time enough of it in this world when it's all together. It's downright inhuman to split it up. But that's just what those germans do. They take part of a verb and put it down here, like a stake, and they take the other part of it and put it away over yonder like another stake, and between these two limits they just shovel in german. From "disappearance of literature
Try it on." "it's probably a little snug. Marcie tends to buy down when it comes to sizing." he merely smiled. "it has a slit up the thigh." his smile depened. "zip it up?" patch's eyes made a slow assessment of me, sharpening to vivid black. "i'm going to have a hard time sending you off with scott in that dress. Just a heads-up: if you come home and the dress looks even slightly tampered with, i will track scott down, and when i find him, it won't be pretty.
Judged by the stark, sure-footed portrait in hard time, brian azzarello and richard corben clearly have john constantine down, cold and to the life. Azzarellos grasp of pacing, character and situation resonates through every scene with a black crystal clarity thats short of masterful, while corben contributes what is, perhaps, one of the most darkly expressive pieces in a long, already-legendary career.