Jamie Delano is an English comic magazine writer and part of the so-called "British Invasion" of media creators ushered into the industry during the early late 1980s and early 1990s. Delano distinguished himself as the first writer on the 1988Hellblazer comic book series. Delano expanded upon the main character, John Constantine, who was originally created by Alan Moore and debuted in the pages of Saga of the Swamp Thing #37. Delano wrote the first twenty-four issues of Hellblazer and returned to the series with issue #28 and wrote intermittently for the title until issue #40. He was succeeded on the book by Garth Ennis. Also for DC, Delano had a long run on the Animal Man series under DC's Vertigo imprint, as well as the Ghostdancing limited series and 2020 Visions limited series. In 1995, Delano wrote the two-part limited series The Horrorist; another title produced under DC's Vertigo imprint. In 2008, Delano wrote an adaptation of the works of Edgar Allan Poe for the Nevermore graphic novel.