Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956

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Overview

Follow Hellboy's adventures with the B.P.R.D. before Seed of Destruction!

Pressure is mounting within the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense to uncover the Soviets' secret plans for recovered Nazi occult weapons. But a suspicious cover-up leads one agent off the radar in search of answers. meanwhile, demonic Soviet occult leader Varvara pushes her team to follow her own whims, and Hellboy is sent on the mission that led to his infamous misadventures in Mexico. But even more clandestine plots are at work--both inside the B.P.R.D. and out!

This volume collects Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 issues #1-#5, the one-shot Hellboy vs. Lobster Johnson: The Ring of Death, and bonus sketchbook material. Joining Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson, three stellar artists (Yishan Li of Buffy: The High School Years, Michael Avon Oeming of Attack on Titan, and Mike Norton of Battlepug and Revival) follow three adrenaline-fueled storylines that intertwine toward an explosive finale! Also includes the double-barreled one-shot featuring Hellboy as a villain in a Lobster Johnson luchador movie, with art by Mike Norton and Paul Grist!

Collects Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 issues #1-#5.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506711119
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Publication date: 09/17/2019
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 332,740
File size: 68 MB
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About the Author

Mike Mignola's fascination with ghosts and monsters began at an early age; reading Dracula at age twelve introduced him to Victorian literature and folklore, from which he has never recovered. Starting in 1982 as a bad inker for Marvel Comics, he swiftly evolved into a not-so-bad artist. By the late 1980s, he had begun to develop his own unique graphic style, with mainstream projects like Cosmic Odyssey and Batman: Gotham by Gaslight. In 1994, he published the first Hellboy series through Dark Horse, and several spin-off titles (B.P.R.D., Lobster Johnson, Abe Sapien, and Sir Edward Grey: Witchfinder), prose books, animated films, and two live-action films starring Ron Perlman. Along the way he worked on Francis Ford Coppola's film Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), was a production designer for Disney's Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), and was the visual consultant to director Guillermo del Toro on Blade II (2002), Hellboy (2004), Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008), and the upcoming Hellboy film Mike's books have earned numerous awards and are published in a great many countries. Mike lives in Southern California with his wife, daughter, and cat.

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