Tag Archives: Mike Mignola

Review of The Visitor #1

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 22, 2017. Writers: Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson Artist: Paul Grist Colorist: Bill Crabtree Publisher: Dark Horse Comics While Hellboy sleeps in the underworld, Mike Mignola and his collaborators are seizing … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Hellboy: The Black Sun Makes the Familiar Feel Fresh

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on September 21, 2016. The ending of Hellboy’s story is a known quantity, but Mike Mignola isn’t done telling Hellboy stories. Using the gap between Hellboy’s discovery during World War II and his … Continue reading

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A Eulogy for Hellboy (in Hell)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on June 22, 2016. Hellboy in Hell #10 was released this month marking the official ending of Mike Mignola’s epic comics story of a red-skinned, demonic baby with an enormous stone hand deposited upon … Continue reading

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The 100 Best Comics of the First Half of the 2010s: Part Three, 60-41

This article was originally published at Loser City on December 9, 2015. People tend to reminisce about long gone eras, arguing that things were always better way back when. But when it comes to comics, there’s no denying that the … Continue reading

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Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1953 Contains a Great Double Shot of Ghost Stories Just in Time for Halloween

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 31, 2015. There is no more iconic figure in horror comics than Hellboy, so it seems only appropriate that a new story featuring everyone’s favorite demon prince to hell is coming … Continue reading

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Cosmic Odyssey Part Five: Transcending the Superhero Event

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on October 27, 2015. “Superhero” “Event” “Capes” These words have become signifiers in comics for backhanded compliments, angry reprisals, and well-intentioned praise of substandard fare. Superhero comics, specifically superhero event comics, are … Continue reading

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ADVANCE REVIEW: Frankenstein Underground #1 Resurrects Gothic Horror in the 20th Century

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 18, 2015. A character who possess the soul of a man, but the appearance of a monster. A narrative defined in equal parts by mad scientists attempting to play god and … Continue reading

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Hellboy and the BPRD #2 Continues to Build a Classic Hellboy Tale (Review)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 7, 2015.  Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. #2 continues to build upon the strengths established in its first issue. Mike Mignola, John Arcudi, and Alex Maleev established a clear tone and strong set … Continue reading

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Baltimore: The Wolf and The Apostle #1 Captures the Mood of Horror Perfectly (Review)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 1, 2014. Mike Mignola is the undisputed, unrivaled master of horror in Western comics. If horror comics were boxing, then Mignola would be Muhammad Ali. He frightens like the human fly … Continue reading

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Hellboy and the BPRD #1 is a Slow Burn with Lots of Promise (Review)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 30, 2014. Hellboy and the BPRD #1 marks the exciting return of Hellboy to the land of the living (albeit in 1952) and is headlined by a powerhouse team up of … Continue reading

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