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Hellboy: The Silver Lantern Club #5: 30 Mar 2022

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Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: Night of the Cyclops: 25 May 2022

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Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957—Falling Sky: 29 Jun 2022

Status

Series of mini-series and one-shots.

Characters

Main Characters

Allies

  • Hellboy - Spawn from Hell who has been raised by a U.S. Government agency. Rejected his birth legacy and fights to stop monsters and evil.
  • Trevor Bruttenholm - Trevor is Hellboy's father figure and found him at a failed 'Project Ragna Rock' during World War II.
  • Liz Sherman - She works for the B.P.R.D. (Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense) along with Hellboy and has the ability to control and generate fire.
  • Abe Sapien - Abe is a fishlike mutant who was found in a water-filled tube in a Washington D.C hospital.
  • Kate Corrigan - She works for the B.P.R.D. as a consultant, she has no ability but a wide knowledge of folklore.
  • Tom Manning - He is the director of the B.P.R.D. and has no abilities.

Enemies

  • Grigori Rasputin - Rasputin tried to summon the beast of the apocolypse to Earth which resulted in Hellboy being in the hands of the U.S. Goverment.
  • Herman Von Klempt - Von Klempt was the only survivor of the Nazi Space Program, all that remains of him is a head in a jar and he uses 'Kreigaffe', an ape, to do manual activities.
  • Karl Ruprecht Kroenen - Kroenen was a SS scientist but was frozen in a Nazi base along with other Ranga Rock companions until Rasputin reserected them.
  • Ogdru Jahad - They are seven ancient beings that threaten to destroy Earth. They can be unlocked by 'The Right Hand Of Doom', Hellboy's right hand.
  • Odgru Hem - There are 369 Ogdru Hem were given birth by the Ogdru Jahad and were all killed.

Minor Characters

Other Characters/Places/Things

Recent Storylines

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: Night of the Cyclops

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Hellboy: The Silver Lantern Club #5

Hellboy: The Bones of Giants #4

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957—Forgotten Lives

Hellboy: The Silver Lantern Club #4

Hellboy: The Bones of Giants #3

Hellboy: The Silver Lantern Club #3

Hellboy: The Bones of Giants #2

Hellboy: The Silver Lantern Club #2

Hellboy: The Bones of Giants #1

Hellboy: The Silver Lantern Club #1

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957—Family Ties

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Secret of Chesbro House #2

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Secret of Chesbro House #1

Young Hellboy: The Hidden Land #4

Young Hellboy: The Hidden Land #3

Young Hellboy: The Hidden Land #2

Young Hellboy: The Hidden Land #1

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: Her Fatal Hour and The Sending

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Seven Wives Club

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Return of Effie Kolb #2

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Return of Effie Kolb #1

Hellboy Winter Special 2019

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: Long Night at Goloski Station

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: Saturn Returns #3

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: Saturn Returns #2

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: Saturn Returns #1

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Beast of Vargu

Hellboy vs. Lobster Johnson, in: The Ring of Death

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 #5

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 #4

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 #3

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 #2

Hellboy Winter Special 2018

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 #1

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955 — Burning Season

Hellboy: Krampusnacht

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955 — Occult Intelligence #3

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955 — Occult Intelligence #2

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955 — Occult Intelligence #1

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955 — Secret Nature

Hellboy: Into the Silent Sea OGN

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1954 — Ghost Moon #2

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1954 — Ghost Moon #1

Hellboy Winter Special 2017

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1954 — The Unreasoning Beast

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1954 — The Black Sun #2

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1954 — The Black Sun #1

Hellboy in Hell #10

Dark Horse Serenity/Hellboy/Aliens Sampler

Hellboy in Hell #9

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953: Beyond the Fences #3

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953: Beyond the Fences #2

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953: Beyond the Fences #1

Hellboy Winter Special 2016 One-Shot

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953: The Witch Tree & Rawhead and Bloody Bones

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953: The Phantom Hand & The Kelpie

Hellboy in Hell #8

Hellboy in Hell #7

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. #5

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. #4

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. #3

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. #2

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. #1

Hellboy in Hell #6

Hellboy in Hell #5

Hellboy: The Midnight Circus

Hellboy in Hell #4

Hellboy in Hell #3

Hellboy in Hell #2

Hellboy in Hell #1

Hellboy: House of the Living Dead

Hellboy: The Fury #3

Hellboy: The Fury #2

Hellboy: The Fury #1

Hellboy: Being Human

Hellboy: Buster Oakley Gets His Wish

Hellboy: The Sleeping and the Dead #2

Hellboy: The Sleeping and the Dead #1

Hellboy: Double Feature of Evil

Beasts of Burden/Hellboy

Hellboy: The Storm #3

Hellboy: The Storm #2

Hellboy: The Storm #1

Hellboy in Mexico (or, A Drunken Blur)

Hellboy: The Bride of Hell

Past Storylines

The Wild Hunt

In the Chapel of Moloch

The Crooked Man

Darkness Calls

Makoma

The Island

The Third Wish

Collections

Trade Paperbacks

  • Hellboy, vol. 7: The Troll Witch and Others - Collects Hellboy: Makoma #1-2, Hellboy #1/2, plus stories from various anthologies. - Preview - WorldCat - ISBN 1593078609
  • Hellboy, vol. 8: Darkness Calls - Collects Darkness Calls #1-6. "Hellboy has finally returned from his adventures at sea, but no sooner has he settled on land than a conclave of witches drags him from his respite and into the heart of Russian folklore, where he becomes the quarry of the powerful and bloodthirsty witch Baba Yaga. Bent on revenge for the eye she had lost to Hellboy, Baba Yaga has enlisted the aid of a deathless warrior who will stop at nothing to destroy Hellboy." - WorldCat - ISBN 159307896X
  • Hellboy, vol. 9: The Wild Hunt - Collects The Wild Hunt #1-8. "When ancient giants begin to reawaken in the British Isles, Hellboy is invited to join an ancient band of fellow monster hunters called the Wild Hunt and help bring them down. But an unexpected betrayal sends Hellboy after a quarry far more deadly: the Queen of Blood. This newly reborn evil has her murderous sights set on all of humanity, and the only way Hellboy can stop her is to finally confront the truth about his own dark heritage." - WorldCat - ISBN 1595824316
  • Hellboy, vol. 10: The Crooked Man and Others - Collects The Crooked Man #1-3 plus other stories. "Teams Hellboy with a wandering hillman in a devilish tale of Appalachian witchcraft." - WorldCat - ISBN 1595824774
  • Hellboy, vol. 11: The Bride of Hell and Others - Collects Hellboy in Mexico, Hellboy: Double Feature of Evil, Hellboy: The Sleeping and the Dead #1-#2, Hellboy: The Bride of Hell, "Hellboy: The Whittier Legacy," and Hellboy: Buster Oakley Gets His Wish. "The world's greatest paranormal investigator takes on a carnivorous house, space aliens, a vampire luchador, a vengeful lion demon, and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1595827404
  • Hellboy, vol. 12: The Storm and The Fury - Collects The Storm #1-3 & The Fury #1-3. "Hellboy cuts a deal with the devious Baba Yaga that may secure the survival of mankind. But when war ensues between the forces of good and evil, Hellboy must finally confront the Queen of Blood in a battle that will change the fate of the world!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1595828273
  • Hellboy in Hell, vol. 1: The Descent - Collects Hellboy in Hell #1-5. "After saving the world in The Storm and the Fury but sacrificing himself and Great Britain, Hellboy is dead, cast into Hell, where he finds many familiar faces and a throne that awaits him." - WorldCat - ISBN 1616554444
  • Hellboy in Hell, vol. 2: Death Card - Collects Hellboy in Hell #6-10. "After saving the world in The Storm and the Fury but sacrificing himself and Great Britain, Hellboy is dead, cast into Hell, where he finds many familiar faces and a throne that awaits him." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781506701134
  • Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1952 - Collects Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1952 #1-5. "After facing off for a second time against the Vampire of Prague, Hellboy, dead and in Hell, comes down with a fatal illness and seeks the help of an incompetent team of doctors. As he explores the geography of Hell, learning little from a confused pair of mapmakers, Hellboy gets a glimpse of the new World Tree that he helped to create, stands accused by his own sister of a terrible murder, and causes the destruction of Pandemonium itself." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781616556600
  • Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1953 - Collects The Phantom Hand & The Kelpie, The Witch Tree & Rawhead and Bloody Bones & Beyond the Fences #1-3. "Hellboy and his mentor Bruttenholm travel across England and confront the phantom hand of a murderer, a demonic water spirit, and some of the most horrible figures of British folklore-Rawhead Rex and Bloody Bones." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781616559670
  • Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1954 - Collects 1954 #1-5. "No longer a rookie, Hellboy joins other Bureau agents in a series of far-flung mysteries that take them searching for yetis terrorizing an Arctic research team, into the American suburbs where a family is haunted by a phantom monkey, and to a Hong Kong showdown with demons drawn to a Chinese artifact." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781506702070
  • Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1955 - Collects Secret Nature, Occult Intelligence #1-3 & Burning Season. "Hellboy encounters unseen predators, strange cases of spontaneous combustion, and a weapon at an Air Force base that is more than it seems." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781506705316
  • Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1956 - Collects 1956 #1-5 & Hellboy vs. Lobster Johnson: The Ring of Death. "Pressure is mounting within the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense to uncover the Soviets’ secret plans for recovered Nazi occult weapons. But a suspicious cover-up leads one agent off the radar in search of answers." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781506711058 - Kindle
  • Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Beast of Vargu and Others - Collects ??? "Face the mysterious Lambton Worm, track down an ancient corpse collector in the untamed wilderness, and more in this collection of monster meet-ups!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781506711300 -


  • Hellboy Omnibus, vol. 1: Seed of Destruction - Collects Seed of Destruction #1-4, Wake the Devil #1-5, and various stories from Dark Horse Presents and other places. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781506706665
  • Hellboy Omnibus, vol. 2: Strange Places - Collects Conqueror Worm #1-4, The Island #1-2, The Third Wish #1-2, Into the Silent Sea, Box Full of Evil #1-2, Being Human and various other stories. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781506706672
  • Hellboy Omnibus, vol. 3: The Wild Hunt - Collects Darkness Calls #1-6, The Wild Hunt #1-8, The Storm #1-3 & The Fury #1-3. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781506706689

Hardcovers

  • Hellboy Library Edition Volume 2: The Chained Coffin, The Right Hand of Doom, and Others - WorldCat - ISBN 1593079893
  • Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1952-1954 - Collects Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1952 #1-5, The Phantom Hand & The Kelpie, The Witch Tree & Rawhead and Bloody Bones, Beyond the Fences #1-3, and Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1954 #1-5. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781506725260

History

Leftover Useful Information

  • Inspired a movie

Creative Team

  • Writer/Artist/Creator: Mike Mignola
  • Artist for Makoma: Richard Corben
  • Artist for Darkness Calls: Duncan Fegredo

Publishing History

Future Publication Dates

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957—Falling Sky: 29 Jun 2022
Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957—Fearful Symmetry: 06 Jul 2022
Hellboy: The Silver Lantern Club HC: 13 Jul 2022
Hellboy: The Bones of Giants HC: 27 Jul 2022

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