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This January sees the debut of two new titles set in the “Mignolaverse” over at Dark Horse Comics. The new year will bring B.P.R.D.: Hell on Earth – Gods and Hellboy: The Sleeping and the Dead. Our friends at Dark Horse were kind enough to share the covers — two for each first issue — with us in advance.
The new B.P.R.D. series continues the “Hell on Earth” series of stories that started with the “New World” mini. “As Texas goes to Hell, a group of homeless outcasts—led by a young woman who appears to have second sight—evade volcanic eruptions, mass hysteria, and man-eating monsters,” says the solicitation info for the new series.” When the B.P.R.D. take notice of this, the results turn out to be deadly.”
Meanwhile, the two-issue Hellboy mini features big red learning more about the “coming vampire apocalypse,” as well as artwork by Scott Hampton (Simon Dark, Sandman Presents: Lucifer, The Books of Magic).
Check out all four covers after the jump …
B.P.R.D.: HELL ON EARTH—GODS #1 (of 3)
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Guy Davis (A/Cover), Dave Stewart (C), and Ryan Sook (Cover)
On sale Jan 12
FC, 32 pages
As Texas goes to Hell, a group of homeless outcasts—led by a young woman who appears to have second sight—evade volcanic eruptions, mass hysteria, and man-eating monsters. When the B.P.R.D. take notice of this, the results turn out to be deadly.
Written by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi, and drawn by Eisner Award–winning artist Guy Davis, B.P.R.D.: Hell on Earth—Gods is the first arc of the pivotal Gods and Monsters saga.
• A B.P.R.D. arc unlike any other, jumping around in time, and introducing important new characters!
HELLBOY: THE SLEEPING AND THE DEAD #1 (of 2)
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Scott Hampton (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Jan 5
FC, 32 pages
While chasing a giant bat through the forest, Hellboy meets an old man with insider knowledge of the coming vampire apocalypse. For the first time, Mike Mignola teams up with artist Scott Hampton (Batman, The Books of Magic) for this gothic tale.
• First collaboration between Mike Mignola and Scott Hampton.
• Classic vampire horror!