This Hellboy: Krampusnacht exclusive shows the darker side of Adam Hughes

Given his connection to mythology and the supernatural, it’s surprising that Hellboy doesn’t have more Christmas stories. The celebration has pagan roots and an expansive folklore that changes from country to country, providing plenty of material for Mike Mignola to explore with his signature character. As with 1997’s…

Mike Mignola pays tribute to Hammer horror in a Mr. Higgins Comes Home exclusive

You can always count on Mike Mignola for horror stories with a spooky atmosphere and a sense of humor, and he consistently puts out new horror comics with artists that bring an unconventional visual sensibility to the genre. Mignola’s latest Dark Horse Comics graphic novel, Mr. Higgins Comes Home, partners him with…

Exclusive Dark Horse preview: Lobster Johnson: The GlassMantis offers classic pulp thrills

Dark Horse’s Lobster Johnson one-shots and miniseries have delivered consistently excellent stories heavily inspired by the pulp narratives of the ’20s and ’30s, teaming writers Mike Mignola and John Arcudi with artists that bring considerable style to the stories. This week’s Lobster Johnson: The Glass Mantis unites…

Sensation Comics reaches greatness by trusting women with Wonder Woman

More than any other version of Wonder Woman right now, Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman has managed to identify what makes the character successful and necessary. Published as a digital-first book, Sensation Comics is composed of individual issues written and drawn by different contributors, telling short…

Exclusive preview: Hellboy & The B.P.R.D. #1 dives into the Mignolaverse’s past

Mike Mignola skipped a huge chunk of Hellboy’s life when he first introduced his signature character in 1994. The 50 years following Hellboy’s arrival on Earth have gone largely untouched by Mignola and his collaborators on Hellboy, B.P.R.D., and assorted spin-offs, but the demon hero’s past finally gets the spotlight…

Mignola’s haunting Hellboy In Hell #6 shows the full scope of his genius

Each week, Big Issues focuses on newly released comic books of significance. This week, it’s Hellboy In Hell #6. Written and drawn by Mike Mignola (The Amazing Screw-On Head, B.P.R.D.) with colors by Dave Stewart (B.P.R.D., Shaolin Cowboy), this issue spotlights Mignola’s immense talent for creating a dense story…