Mike Mignola Reveals “Hellboy” Movie To be Rebooted With New Director and Star

Mike Mignola Reveals “Hellboy” Movie To be Rebooted With New Director and Star

Legendary writer/artist Mike Mignola revealed on social media today the surprising news that his most famous creation, Hellboy, will be coming back to the big screen, albeit in a rebooted version with a new director and new star in the title role. Mignola posted on his Facebook page that Neil Marshall, director of “The Descent” and “Dog Soldiers,” will be helming a Rated R reboot with David Harbour (“Stranger Things,” “The Newsroom”) set to don the…

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Point of Entry – Hellboy, Son Of A…

Point of Entry – Hellboy, Son Of A…

Probably the best known superhero not a part of the DC or Marvel Universes is Hellboy. His droll charisma and relatable weariness won readers over for over two decades. Hellboy resonated with readers because he didn’t let others dictate who he was, he broke the rules, and he saved people without expecting or even wanting thanks with a world-weary shrug. He was born the son of a duke of Hell and a witch, and was…

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Hellboy in Hell #10 – A Beautiful End

Hellboy in Hell #10 – A Beautiful End

Hellboy has a special place in my heart, always the reluctant hero, fighting demons, witches, and all manner of mythological baddies, smoking and cursing along the way. Hellboy in Hell began it’s ten issue run with Hellboy permanently dying after his years and years of fighting. After a total of 67 issues over two decades, it’s finally time for the character to earn his final rest. Titled For Whom The Bell Tolls, opening with the famous line of poetry from…

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Dark Horse Reveals Mike Mignola’s Final HELLBOY IN HELL Cover

Dark Horse Reveals Mike Mignola’s Final HELLBOY IN HELL Cover

Hellboy is arguably one of the most recognizable independent comic book characters of the last two decades. With hundreds of issues and two movies under his belt, the demon-spawned supernatural super-hero has had one heck of a ride. But, as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Dark Horse recently announced that series creator Mike Mignola intends to bring the long-running Hellboy in Hell story to a close this June with…

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Five Indie Comics Which Would Make Great LEGO Movies

Five Indie Comics Which Would Make Great LEGO Movies

The LEGO Movie was easily one of the best movies of 2014 (lack of Academy Awards notwithstanding) and featured characters from across pop culture, but prominently featured comic book characters from the DC Comics lexicon. Since then, LEGO and DC Comics have deepened their partnership, releasing a series of animated films in the style of the LEGO Movie which featured DC Comics characters in more traditional superheroic tales. That got us thinking: which indie comics…

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REVIEW: “B.P.R.D. #117”: No Clue What the Hell is Going on but I Like It

REVIEW: “B.P.R.D. #117”: No Clue What the Hell is Going on but I Like It

When I tell my friends that I almost  exclusively read Marvel comics they always give me a sad kind of look. It’s the same kind of look PC gamers give me when I say I love my Playstation 4. There’s a whole world out there, their eyes seem to suggest, if you would just be willing to break out of the big two and try something new. But Jesus Christ I really do not have…

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Dark Horse Partners With Comic Shops For Hellboy Day

Dark Horse Partners With Comic Shops For Hellboy Day

Hellboy is by most measures the most enduring original character to emerge out of Dark Horse Comics. He has starred in films and the B.P.R.D. franchise is consistently among the top earners for the publisher. It is therefore more than understandable that the publisher is choosing to celebrate the mythical hero’s twentieth birthday with appropriate fanfare. The artists and writers who have helped carry the franchise to its current heights will be scattering around the…

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“B.P.R.D. : Vampire #1”

“B.P.R.D. : Vampire #1”

An elusive evil, a man obsessed, a journey through darkness. This is what the  universes overseen by Mike Mignola are: places where obsession drives everything. From the rotating cast of B.P.R.D to Baltimore to the over the top pulpy fun of Lobster Johnson, Mignola and his co-writers and artists tell stories of unshakable drive, even if it is at times ethically or morally questionable for the protagonist. The Vampire team presents a first issue of startling skill in compositional and narrative economy to…

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ADVANCE SCOUT: 6 Books to Look For This Wednesday (1/2/13)

ADVANCE SCOUT: 6 Books to Look For This Wednesday (1/2/13)

Each week, the Capeless Crew picks out those books that we think are most worthy of your dollars and attention. Without further ado, here are this week’s picks! “NEW AVENGERS #1” The companion title to Hickman’s terrific Avengers series, and the book the writer calls “the most important book in the Marvel Universe” hits stands this week. Black Panther takes center stage as he joins the Illuminati, the Marvel Universe’s elite. . . . ….

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