Review: Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 by Mike Mignola

This volume is basically a prequel to the main B.P.R.D. storyline, which most people end up reading first. The focus of this volume is one the expansion of the B.R.P.D. personnel, Professor Bruttenhom’s personal investigation of military activities, the introduction of the Colorado base, and Varvara’s capture.  While Hellboy is featured on this cover, he … More Review: Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 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

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 this world. I really enjoyed this weird and unique collection. It was fascinating … More Review: Hellboy: Weird Tales by Mike Mignola and various

Review: Hellboy: Into the Silent Sea by Mike Mignola

When Hellboy left the B.R.P.D. he wondered the world for a while. This is part of his journey after he got swept into the sea.  This was an interesting story for Hellboy. Since leaving the B.R.P.D. he has been pushed from one deadly encounter to another. After he finally washed up, he finds himself a … More Review: Hellboy: Into the Silent Sea by Mike Mignola