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.: 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: It Devours! by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor

“Death is only the end if you assume the story is about you.” Nilanjana Sikdar is an outsider in the town of Night Vale. She works for Carlos and relies on facts and logic as her guiding principles. When Carlos gives her a special assignment to investigate a mysterious rumbling in the desert it leads … More Review: It Devours! by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor

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: Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor

Welcome to Night Vale follows the pawn shop proprietor Jackie Fierro who has the same routine and has never aged past 19 and Diane Crayton who is determined to keep her 15 year old son away from his father.  This was just like listening to the podcast, just a lot longer. At first I wasn’t … More Review: Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor

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: The Sandman: Act II by Neil Gaiman and Dirk Maggs

This audiobook contains adaptations from volumes 4-6 of The Sandman comics.  This was another enjoyable adaptation of this series. I really enjoyed the comics and the first audiobook so I was very happy to finally get my hands on this volume. The voice actors they chose for each character were wonderful and they really brought … More Review: The Sandman: Act II by Neil Gaiman and Dirk Maggs