Mike Mignola comic
Hellboy's immortal foe! Sent to kill Hellboy by the Baba Yaga in Darkness Calls, Koshchei the Deathless hinted at a long and tragic life before being enslaved to the Russian witch. Now Koshchei relives every horrible act on his road to immortality and beyond, with none other than Hellboy himself--in Hell. Mignola returns to Hell and to the bizarre folklore that's filled some of his greatest books, reuniting with one of his favorite collaborators, Ben Stenbeck (Frankenstein Underground, Witchfinder: In The Service of Angels, Baltimore).
Hellboy bursts onto the film noir monster detective scene. From his apocalyptic origin in WWII England to the modern-day case of the sole survivor of a doomed Arctic expedition, Hellboy must battle vampire frog creatures and worse in his debut miniseries. Created by Mike Mignola, with script by John Byrne, and colors by Mark Chiarello. Hellboy -- World's Greatest Paranormal Investigator. Also featuring chapter one in the astounding origin of Monkeyman and O'Brien, the most dynamic duo since a talking scientific genius (who also happens to be an ape) and a beautiful, super-strong blonde (who also happens to be a scientist) teamed up to battle extra-dimensional menaces while looking for a way to return Monkeyman to his home dimension!
Good vs Evil in the early days of WWII!A conspiracy involving the Third Reich and a dead member of a sinister secret society sets Professor Bruttenholm on his first mission--to find the man who'd soon bring Hellboy to earth.The mad Russian sorcerer Rasputin had been thought dead since 1916, when a group of noblemen sought to end his influence over the tsar. Now Rasputin works with the most twisted members of Hitler's inner circle, and he's about to cross paths with the man who'll go on to found the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense.
A story that began in the first issue of Hellboy concludes with the B.P.R.D. team set to permanently wipe out the subterranean colony of frog monsters that have been a story-driving plague. With Memnan Saa dead, agents Liz and Abe take on the powerful King of Fear,who ultimately reveals that it is, in fact, the B.P.R.D. members themselves who will lead the world to apocalypse, not the supernatural monsters, demons, or colossal squidbots.
"After the classified, advanced airplane known as the Flying Wing is hijacked by the Nazis, Sledgehammer is sent on a special recovery mission that pits him against the deadly Black Flame! * Cover by Mike Mignola! * From the pages of _Hellboy_! * Laurence Campbell takes the reins of _Sledgehammer_! ""Sledgehammer 44 has been an entirely enjoyable look into a heretofore unexplored portion of both the Hellboy universe and Mike Mignola's storytelling."" - Weekly Crisis ""Laurence Cambell's art is fantastic...The monsters look creepy as always and overall the art is a big highlight of the issue."" - Unleash the Fanboy"
Occult detective Joe Golem continues to protect New York City from supernatural danger when he investigates a home that has become a hotbed of paranormal activity, but the real danger may be from the person he least suspects.* First issue in a new arc!
- Issue #1 (8 months ago)
In these terrifying tales of witchcraft and the undead, Abe, Roger, Liz, and Johann learn the ropes as agents of the Bureau For Paranormal Research and Defense! Abe copes with survivor's guilt, Roger goes on his first adventure with Hellboy, Liz tells the story of how she killed her family, and Johann Kraus dies! A standalone collection that's perfect introduction to these bizarre heroes.
- Issue # TPB (8 months ago)
In 1956, Hellboy caravans across Mexico—vampire hunting with luchadores, finding the Aztec gods, fighting evil turkeys and Frankenstein’s monster, and drinking way too much tequila, in the strangest collection of his adventures yet. Collects “Hellboy versus the Aztec Mummy,” “Hellboy Gets Married,” and “The Coffin Man 2: The Rematch” from Dark Horse Presents, “The Coffin Man” from Hellboy 20th Anniversary Sampler, Hellboy in Mexico, and Hellboy: House of the Living Dead.
- Issue # TPB (8 months ago)
**The wolf's trap!** When Inquisition agents come to destroy a wolf that used to be one of their own men, they don't stand a chance without the ultimate ally! 2014 is shaping up to be an intense year for _Baltimore_.Bloody Disgusting.
In 1946, the Nazi Occult Bureau's Project Vampir Sturm threatened to destroy the fragile peace following the end of the Second World War. A year later, the B.P.R.D. learns that there are creatures far olderand far more dangerousthan the Nazis' creations, as a lone vampire nobleman ruthlessly hunts the survivors of the Third Reich. Joshua Dysart (B.P.R.D.: 1946) and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola team up with Gabriel Ba (The Umbrella Academy) and Fabio Moon (Sugarshock) for a new chapter in the hidden history of the B.P.R.D.! A direct sequel to the critically acclaimed B.P.R.D.: 1946! Art by Eisner Award winners Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba! **A chilling old-world vampire tale!
In the wake of the Second World War, Professor Trevor Bruttenholmoccult investigator and guardian of the infant Hellboyfounded the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense to investigate and defuse the remains of the Axis's sophisticated occult-warfare projects and potential Soviet threats. Now, outfitted with a small band of war-weary Allied soldiers, Bruttenholm begins to unravel the mystery of the Nazi Occult Bureau's greatest and most threatening initiative: Project Vampir Sturm. **Adventure, horror, and mystery in the finest Hellboy tradition.
Before they were vanquished by the BPRD, Lovecraftian monsters created a Hell on Earth. Now Liz Sherman leads a crew through monster-infested ruins on the most important rescue mission of her life. As society tries to rebuild, strange cults vie for influence, and a demon emerges to lead the way...
"Hellboy and the B.P.R.D." is an ongoing meta-series consisting of one-shots and mini-series. Each issue features an internal numbering system printed on the inside cover, indicating reading order. This mini-series represents #17-19 in the series. It was preceded by Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955 Secret Nature.
Preparations begin at Castle Golga for the annual festival of the undead, as a pair of fearless vampire killers question a man hidden away in a monastery on the Baltic Sea. The mysterious Mr. Higgins wants nothing more than to avoid the scene of his wife's death, and the truth about what happened to him in that castle. However, these heroic men sworn to rid the world of the vampire scourge, inspire Higgins to venture out and to end the only suffering he really cares about--his own. This send-up of classic vampire stories sees Mignola teaming with British artist Warwick Johnson-Cadwell (Solid State Tank Girl, No. 1 Car Spotter) for an original graphic novel as outlandish as The Amazing Screw-On Head.
- Issue # TPB (11 months ago)
The Art of Hellboy softcover is a lower-priced version of the stunning limited edition edition Dark Horse released in the Spring of 2003. Featuring art never seen before the publication of the edition, unused and unfinished covers, and drawing upon ten years of sketchbooks, The Art of Hellboy provides the ultimate inside look at Mignola’s design, storytelling, and color work. Page after page of rarely seen art reveals the labor involved in creating one of comics’ most acclaimed books.
- Issue # TPB (11 months ago)
Along with his expanding team in the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense-pyrotechnic girlfriend Liz Sherman, aquatic empath Abe Sapien, and protoplasmic mystic Johann--the B.P.R.D. will travel between the surface strata and the unseen magical one, where creatures of fantasy become corporeal. And Hellboy, a creature of two worlds, who's accepted by neither, must choose between the life he knows and an unknown destiny that beckons him.
- Issue # Full (one year ago)