Review: Koshchei the Deathless by Mike Mignola

Koshchei the Deathless was sent by Baba Yaga to kill Hellboy in Darkness Calls. He was defeated and now resides in hell. Hellboy found him in Hell and over some drinks, finally got his full backstory.  Koshchei’s story was very interesting. It was filled with dragons, magic, death, and of course Baba Yaga’s trickery. I … More Review: Koshchei the Deathless by Mike Mignola

Review: The Visitor: How and Why He Stayed by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson

If you have read Hellboy: Seed of Destruction you were probably wondering who the alien was and how it played into the series. This graphic novel goes into who the alien was and why he lived and died on Earth.  I really enjoyed this one. The alien was dedicated to helping Hellboy fight monsters but … More Review: The Visitor: How and Why He Stayed by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson

Review: Rasputin: The Voice of the Dragon by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson

This story begins during WWII, before Hellboy arrives, with Trevor Bruttenholm who is working for Britain’s Military Intelligence. Following a trail of strange messages he finds himself against animated corpse, Nazi agents, and Rasputin, who has returned from the dead.  This was interesting because it was in the early days of Trevor’s occult career. He … More Review: Rasputin: The Voice of the Dragon by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson

Review: Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955 by Mike Mignola

In this volume, Hellboy deals with demons, giant creatures, spontaneous human combustion, and a weapon at an Air Force base.  This was another great collection of Hellboy stories. I am really enjoying these early stories of Hellboy and his B.P.R.D. team. I really enjoy Agent Woodrow “Woody” Farrier and his determination to encounter a cryptid. … More Review: Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955 by Mike Mignola

Review: Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1952-1954 by Mike Mignola

With this series we jump back in time to Hellboy’s early cases working with the B.P.R.D. These cases take place between 1952 and 1954 and are all little mini stories with Hellboy and the first group of agents he worked with. This was a great collection. I really enjoyed seeing a young and inexperienced Hellboy … More Review: Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1952-1954 by Mike Mignola

Review: The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects by Mike Mignola

Well this was an interesting and weird comic! The Screw-on Head, with his faithful manservant Mr. Groin and his dog, Mr. Dog, are sent by President Lincoln to fight Emperor Zombie. Yes, I know that is a strange sentence but that is what this story was, strange. The Screw-on Head was just a weirdly strange, … More Review: The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects by Mike Mignola

Review: Frankenstein Underground by Mike Mignola

Frankenstein’s monster has been on the run since he was created. After years of running he finds himself underground and eventually in the lost world of Hyperborea.  This was an interesting take on Frankenstein’s monster’s life. He fights a demon-possessed sorcerer, makes friends with ghosts, and continues living his life in the center of the … More Review: Frankenstein Underground by Mike Mignola

Review: Rise of the Black Flame by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson

This is the origin of the Black Flame, who has appeared as an enemy in B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth Vol. 5, Lobster Johnson Vol. 2, and Sledgehammer 44.  This origin story takes place in Siam at a hidden temple dedicated to the Cult of the Black Flame. It follows the journey of two police officers, … More Review: Rise of the Black Flame by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson

Review: Young Hellboy: The Hidden Land by Mike Mignola and Thomas E. Sniegoski

When Hellboy and Professor Bruttenholm find themselves stranded on an island, they are confronted by all kinds of monsters.  This was a cute comic with a kid Hellboy and the Professor. I really enjoyed having a story that focuses only on these two and not anyone else. These two find themselves on an island that … More Review: Young Hellboy: The Hidden Land by Mike Mignola and Thomas E. Sniegoski

Review: Sir Edward Grey, Witchfinder Vol. 4-6 by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson

Title: Sir Edward Grey, Witchfinder Vol. 4-6 Author: Mike Mignola and Chris Robertson  Artists: Ben Stenbeck, D’Israeli, Christopher Mitten, Michelle Madsen Series: Sir Edward Grey, Witchfinder #4-6 Pages: 432 This review is for volumes 4-6.  In these volumes, Edward Grey continues to deal with the Helioptic Brotherhood of Ra. He also has to deal with … More Review: Sir Edward Grey, Witchfinder Vol. 4-6 by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson

Review: Sir Edward Grey, Witchfinder Omnibus Vol. 1 by Mike Mignola

Sir Edward Grey is an agent for Queen Victoria. He faces the monsters that threaten the Queen and country and makes new enemies along the way.  I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this comic. Sir Edward Grey is a Victorian era occult detective who deals with occult activity, Lovecraftian monsters, and supernatural beings … More Review: Sir Edward Grey, Witchfinder Omnibus Vol. 1 by Mike Mignola

Review: Hellboy: Weird Tales by Mike Mignola and various

Title: Hellboy: Weird Tales Author: Mike Mignola, Various Genre: Fantasy Horror Pages: 264 This is a collection of short Hellboy comics from various artists and writers. These were created during the filming of the first Hellboy movie when Mignola didn’t have time to put out new comics, so they had other artists create stories in … More Review: Hellboy: Weird Tales by Mike Mignola and various