Press Release In 2014, Dark Horse Comics has celebrated 20 years of Hellboy by legendary writer/ artist Mike Mignola with Hellboy Day, the publication of the New York Times bestselling Hellboy: The First 20 Years, the paperback release of the highly acclaimed Hellboy in Hell, the trade paperback of the Eisner Award winning Itty Bitty Hellboy, scores of comic books featuring Mignola creations Hellboy, the BPRD and Abe Sapien. And now Dark Horse caps of the year with a story that is 20 years in the making– Hellboy’s very first field mission as a member of the BPRD.
Press Release In 2015 Dark Horse Comics will publish Frankenstein Underground, a new five-issue miniseries written by best-selling comic book creator Mike Mignola, with covers by Mignola and interior art by acclaimed artist Ben Stenbeck (Baltimore). The miniseries follows the Frankenstein monster, who is alone, abandoned, and wandering underground, where he discovers both other monsters and the dark secrets to the universe. The miniseries will be the second appearance of the Frankenstein monster within the mythology and continuity of Hellboy, B.P.R.D., and the other Mignolaverse titles; the character first appeared in the graphic novel House of the Living Dead by
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