Articles tagged hellboy

‘Frankenstein Underground’ and the Deaths That Tax Us

Frankenstein Underground is the magnificent postmodern crown jewel in the Hellboy-verse that creator Mike Mignola thinks of as a love-letter to Edgar Rice Burroughs. We think otherwise.

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Batgirl Takes a Bow at Long Beach Comic-Con, Along With Lois

Much has been made of Batman marking his 75th anniversary, and the comic-book artists gathered recently at the Long Beach Convention Center had plenty to

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3 Dec 2009 // 12:10 AM

Hellboy: The Wild Hunt

Hellboy returns to his birthplace in the mortal world to be greeted by sounds of thunder, and giants...

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Dylan Dog vs. Hellboy: A Study of Pulp and Pop Pastiche

Horror stories and Mignola's cultural project with Hellboy, at home and abroad. If Hellboy is the all-American, indestructible demon with the Right Hand of Doom, then Dylan Dog is his handsome, eccentric, phobic (and horny) European cousin, with a penchant for the clarinet.

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The Boy Who Would Be The Beast of the Apocalpyse: Mike Mignola’s Hellboy, Mythology, and the Human

Hellboy essentially argues that biology indeed need not be destiny, and that to exist as a human means something more than possessing a certain normative appearance.

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The Art of the Video Game, by Josh Jenish

The Art of the Video Game by Josh Jenisch (Quirk Books, 2008) is a handsome coffee-table book that describes itself as “the first book to celebrate

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Hellboy: The Science of Evil

Nothing in Hellboy's arsenal or attack set ever feels substantial enough to warrant any satisfaction.

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‘Hellboy’ director Guillermo del Toro credits Mexican heritage for his artistic vision

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Guadalajara, Mexico, native Guillermo del Toro often gets asked if he considers himself simply a filmmaker, an independent filmmaker or a

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Ron Perlman has a face made for makeup. But he’s OK with that. He says some of the most comfortable roles of his career

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Baltimore by Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden

Christopher Golden and Hellboy scribe Mike Mignola make full use of World War I's carnival of cruelty to foreground their tale of lost love and massacred innocence. Not to mention vampires -- lots of vampires.

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1 Apr 2004 // 12:00 AM

Hellboy (2004)

The latest hero for our time is red. Fire engine red. Looming over the city from a rooftop, he puffs his cigar and glowers.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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