Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson will write each one-shot, which will be drawn by different artists.
Dark Horse Comics has announced five new interconnected Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. one-shots set in the year 1957, wrapping up the Occult Cold War storyline from the Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 miniseries and preparing the table for new stories set in the 1960s.
Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson will write each of them, working with a different artist for each volume:
- Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957— Family Ties, featuring art by Laurence Campbell
- Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957— Forgotten Lives, featuring art by Stephen Green
- Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957— Fearful Symmetry, featuring art by Alison Sampson
- Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957—Falling Sky, featuring art by Shawn Martinbrough
- Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957— From Below, featuring art by Mike Norton
Campbell will also provide the covers for all five one-shots.
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Mike Mignola’s monster-fighting monster returns with three new projects from Dark Horse and a tribute cover on the CCI events guide.
This week’s Comic-Con International celebrates 25 years of Hellboy by placing Mike Mignola’s most famous creation on the cover of their annual events guide — while publisher Dark Horse Comics has taken the occasion to announce three new Hellboy-related titles.
“From the beginning I knew Hellboy was going to be a book about monsters fighting monsters,” Mignola said in a press release. “I started off with a 4-page teaser about a shabby dog at a gas station turning into the Egypian god Anubis, and since I got away with that I just kept going—the Baba Yaga, the Penanggalan, demonic Mexican wrestlers, Irish goblins, flying Japanese heads—there’s a whole world of monsters out there, so still plenty of work for Hellboy to do.”
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