While portions of the Hellboy Universe continue at Dark Horse Comics, there hasn’t been a solid telling of what brought Rasputin and the Nazis together to bring Hellboy to Earth. Now that story can be told in Rasputin: The Voice of the Dragon #1.
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.
The newest B.P.R.D. arc focuses on the strange bag of ectoplasmic gas that is Johann Kraus. With a confrontation looming in the frozen north, how will the corporeally-challenged medium handle his newfound responsibilities as a B.P.R.D. leader?
Dark Horse Comics has released a sneak peek of this week BPRD Hell on Earth: Gods issue. Take the jump to see what the bureau will be dealing with next.