Does It Matter That The TV Version Of Constantine Is Straight?Charlie Jane Anders7/14/14 3:58pm47519EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink This fall is seeing a huge crop of comic-book TV shows, and one of the most promising is Constantine. The trench-coated antihero who copes with the unsavory side of magic is getting a more faithful portrayal. Except he won't smoke. And now we're hearing his sexuality will be toned down too. Does it matter?