Hellboy, Vol. 6: Strange Places
Mike Mignola returns with his first new Hellboy collection since 2002's Conqueror Worm. After leaving the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense, Hellboy's travels take him briefly to Africa, then for a two-year stint at the bottom of the ocean. An ancient witch doctor, a giant fish woman and... show more
Mike Mignola returns with his first new Hellboy collection since 2002's Conqueror Worm. After leaving the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense, Hellboy's travels take him briefly to Africa, then for a two-year stint at the bottom of the ocean. An ancient witch doctor, a giant fish woman and keeper of the secret history of the universe force Hellboy to either accept his role in the coming apocalypse, or have that role stolen from him. Weird undersea creatures and talking lions populate this turning-point adventure, which reveals secrets buried since Hellboy's very creation. This volume collects Harvey-and-Eisner-award winner Mike Mignola's Hellboy series The Third Wish and The Island with over a dozen unused pages and a new epilogue.
Publish date: April 26th 2006
Publisher: Dark Horse
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
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Series: Hellboy (#6)
Hellboy left the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense and has traveled to Africa, but his time there didn't last long. He ends up at the bottom of the sea for two years. Creatures try to force Hellboy to accept his role as the one who brings the apocalypse. But he's not having it.This volume h...
I absolutely loved the first story in this collection, The Third Wish, because of the mermaids. I loved the take on The Little Mermaid (Anderson version, not Disney). The entire story just worked on every level for me. The second one, The Island, gets bogged down with exposition and theosophy. Still...
Strange Places indeed, Hellboy.
when i read conqueror worm i nearly cried, because it was so good and suddenly no more hellboy comics to read, just those weird tales and i wanted to save those for a rainy day, well now apparently there are at least 2 more books besides this one, hehe i need to get up with the times. :)