A vampire plague has been sweeping through Europe since the end of World War I. Humanity’s only hope is Lord Henry Baltimore, a soldier determined to hunt down the vampire responsible for the chaos, Hiagus. However, while Baltimore hunts, he is being followed by Andre Duvic, a mad judge of the New Inquisition. Duvic believes Baltimore’s soul needs cleansing due to his constant involvement with vampires. Since Duvic has become a distraction on his journey, Baltimore has lured the judge to Budapest for a final confrontation.
The small group of B.P.R.D operatives, led by Johann Kraus, continues to push forward into Chicago with one small hitch in their plan: a young survivor they accrued along the way, Lucas, has gone missing. Will they find him or will he be forever lost to the wastes? Should we care? Major Spoilers finds out.
Press Release Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani have created quite a stir with their work on some of the most fun and ageless comics of all time. They won an Eisner for Tiny Titans, their treatment of DC Comics’ Teen Titans, and their recent Kickstarter campaign for their Aw Yeah Comics series surpassed its goal in record time.
Mike Mignola has created a little empire around his Hellboy story continuity, and well-deserved, I would say. It really highlights the strengths of having a single writer/creator on the tiller for the whole run and the ability to keep a consistent vision. Occasionally, Mignola does allow others to play in his sandbox. Here he teams with occasional collaborator John Arcudi on the latter’s idea for a story set on the battlefields of WWII Europe. Is it a good, spooky story, or does it just further blur the line between Hellboy and Atomic Robo? Find out after the jump.
Abe Sapien appears in his brand new ongoing series. After coming out of his coma to a brand new world, Abe heads out to try to chase some leads on an incident in San Diego. Will be successful or does the B.P.R.D. have other plans for the runaway agent? More after the jump!
Mike Mignola, creator of the beloved character Hellboy, has just released the first issue of his newest project; Sledgehammer 44. Toted as Iron Man during World War II, this book has a lot of potential, especially from someone with as much experience as Mignola. Does it live up to this potential? Find out with your Major Spoilers review!
In this issue: You got your Batman in my Cthulhu! You got your Cthulhu in my Batman! Two great tastes that taste great together? Also, Change #1, Annoying Orange, America’s Got Powers, and Number 13. [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp479.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Show Notes after the Jump!
In the current comic client with new number one issues coming out, seemingly, every week from The Big Two it is interesting and fresh to see a title go to a progressive numbering system in lieu of a new number one with every arc. Take the jump to read Dark Horse Editor-in-Chief Scott Allie’s comments about their decision with B.P.R.D.
Remember when Ron Perlman donned the Hellboy makeup and costume to help the Make-A-Wish Foundation? Of course you do, we still have tears in our eyes. Turns out, that little moment moved director Guillermo del Toro to reconsider his No More Hellboy Movies stance.
Dark Horse Comics sent out this teaser for the next big thing happening with Hellboy. We’ve known something was coming, but I can’t wait to see what Mike Mignola and DHC have in store for us this week. via Dark Horse Comics
Press Release Mike Mignola, the Harvey and Eisner Award winning writer, artist and creator of the acclaimed Hellboy comic series will be appearing at The Long Beach Comic & Horror Con scheduled for November 3-4 at the Long Beach Convention Center.
Ota Benga from B.P.R.D. 1947 returns as newcomer Ashley Strode is sent to him to deal with a demon he may have information on. Take the jump for an early Major Spoilers look at B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: Exorcism #1.