B.P.R.D.: War on Frogs #1

Writer: Mike Mignola, John Arcudi Artist: Herb Trimpe Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: June 11, 2008 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Legendary artist Herb Trimpe (The Incredible Hulk) joins regular B.P.R.D. writer John Arcudi and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola for the first of four one-shots which pick up from the March-April B.P.R.D. feature on MySpace/Dark Horse Presents. These stories are set before the events of B.P.R.D.: The Black Flame, chronicling the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense's fight against the frog monsters. As the frog cult spreads across America, Roger the Homunculus returns to the site of the B.P.R.D.'s first clash with the frog creatures--the ruins of Cavendish Hall, where Hellboy, Abe, and Liz first encountered both the frogs and Rasputin ( more

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Marx Pyle Jun 16, 2008

    If you are already a big Hellboy / B.P.R.D. fan, then hop on over to your comic book shop and pick it up. If you are new to the series, then avoid this book and first pick-up earlier books in the series. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    IGN - Eric Sunde Jun 11, 2008

    This book seems to be geared primarily to longtime fans. If you don't know anything about the BPRD, you won't really be invested in the story, so I cannot imagine that the book will win you over. Even if it did, this book is not indicative of the vast majority of BPRD stories you will find on comic shelves, so if you do read it with no prior knowledge, don't judge the BPRD "series of series" on this one book. Read Full Review

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