B.P.R.D., Vol. 1: Hollow Earth and Other Stories
This collection of 2003's Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense one-shots kicks off with a goddess imprisoned in a story by Bastard Samurai creative team Miles Gunter and Michael Avon Oeming joined by series creator Mike Mignola. Guy Davis, artist of the new B.P.R.D. series, teams with... show more
This collection of 2003's Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense one-shots kicks off with a goddess imprisoned in a story by Bastard Samurai creative team Miles Gunter and Michael Avon Oeming joined by series creator Mike Mignola. Guy Davis, artist of the new B.P.R.D. series, teams with Brian Augustyn (Gotham by Gaslight). The Flash creative team Geoff Johns & Scott Kolins team for the first Dark Horse work, and Joe Harris, screenwriter of Darkness Falls, and his X-Men collaborator Adam Pollina reunite for Abe Sapien's weirdest adventure yet. With a boost from the major talents involved in this book, and from the Hellboy film in which they were so prominently figured, Abe Sapien, Liz Sherman, and B.P.R.D. has become comics' greatest new team book. Also includes a brand new story by Mignola and Cameron Stewart.
Publish date: August 4th 2004
Publisher: Dark Horse
Pages no: 120
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Graphic Novels Comics
, Comic Book
Series: B.P.R.D. (#1)
This is the first in the spin-off series from Hellboy, about the other members of the Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense. It starts just after Hellboy quits, and it's all on Abe Sapien to be the leader of their team to go out and save the world from paranormal threats. Abe and his crew are st...
This is not the place to jump into the Hellboy universe. If you haven't already read [b:Conqueror Worm|102462|Hellboy, Vol. 5 Conqueror Worm|Mike Mignola|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1347444064s/102462.jpg|785618], you'll probably end up feeling a bit lost. Hollow Earth, the first and...
Would've been a 4, but I really disliked the last chapter: Drums of the Dead, so it got downgraded. The art, writing, story, everything about that chapter was blegh.
I had an interest in reading the B.P.R.D. series because of my intense love for the Hellboy films directed by Guillermo Del Toro. He always brought so much life to such an underground project, that I really wanted to see where all of this creation of his stemmed from. Obviously B.P.R.D. is not Hellb...