2014 has witnessed an ongoing celebration of 20 years of Mike Mignola’s Hellboy. Several projects have been released, including the publication of the New York Times bestselling Hellboy: The First 20 Years, the paperback release of the highly acclaimed Hellboy in Hell, and trade paperback of the Eisner Award winning Itty Bitty Hellboy,
And now this December, Dark Horse caps things off with a story 20 years in the making – Hellboy’s first ever field mission as part of the B.P.R.D.!
The series will be written by Mignola and John Arcudi, featuring artwork by the truly astounding Alex Maleev. Take a look at some of the preview art below, as well as the official solicitation info, and let us know your thoughts on this brand new series.
HELLBOY AND THE B.P.R.D. #1 | Mike Mignola | John Arcudi | Alex Maleev
A bizarre series of murders and rumors of something worse lead Professor Bruttenholm to send a young Hellboy to a Brazilian village on his first mission. Hellboy and a small group of agents uncover something terrible in the shadows of a sixteenth-century Portuguese fortress . . .
* Twenty years of Hellboy!
* Mike Mignola named one of “12 Vital Creators to Watch” by LA Times!
“Alex and Hellboy are a match made in heaven. Alex is one of the truly great comic book artists of this generation and the Mignola universe is going to show a whole different side to his genius.” —Brian Michael Bendis
HELLBOY AND THE B.P.R.D. #1 is on sale December 3rd.