Monday, April 6 2015
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.
Wednesday, October 1 2014
Thursday, December 3 2009
Hellboy returns to his birthplace in the mortal world to be greeted by sounds of thunder, and giants...
Tuesday, August 25 2009
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.
Sunday, August 23 2009
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.
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Tuesday, August 5 2008
Nothing in Hellboy's arsenal or attack set ever feels substantial enough to warrant any satisfaction.
Thursday, July 10 2008
Monday, July 7 2008
Thursday, December 20 2007
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.