Hellboy: The Bones of Giants #1

Writer: Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden Artist: Matt Smith Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: November 3, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 5
9.3Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

When a startling discovery is made in Sweden, the B.P.R.D. sends Hellboy and Abe Sapien to investigate. What ensues is a wild adventure full of Norse legends, mythical creatures, and a threat that could bring not just Earth but the Nine Realms of Norse mythology to their knees.

Based on the illustrated novel by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden, this four-part comics adaptation of Hellboy: The Bones of Giants brings readers into Hellboy's fight against the Frost Giants with stunning art by Matt Smith (Hellboy and the B.P.R.D: Long Night at Goloski Station, Barbarian Lord, Folklords) and colors by Chris O'Halloran (Folklords, Black more

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Spencer Perry Nov 3, 2021

    Tremendous work all around. Read Full Review

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Oct 31, 2021

    Hellboy: The Bones of Giants #1 is a solid start to an adaptation of the novel it's based on, as the world's greatest paranormal investigator is swept into a web of mystery and mythology. And judging from the last page, it looks like Ragnarok is only the beginning for Hellboy. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Impulse Gamer - Chris O'Connor Nov 17, 2021

    Given the dominance of Marvel movies at the box office and how well known the character of Thor is these days, it would be surprising if people didn't know of his legendary hammer. So to see it show up in a Hellboy comic and see how it plays out in that world is a thrill. I remain a hugely biased perspective here but I, of course, recommend adding this to your collection… especially for that last little scene with Hellboy and Abe! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Multiversity Comics - James Dowling Nov 3, 2021

    "Hellboy: The Bones of Giants" #1 is not only a great adaptation of the original prose novel, but an excellent showcase for the artistic signature, thematic consistency, and collaborative quality that the Hellboy Universe is so famous for. "Hellboy" fans both new and old will find a story here that rewards any knowledge base and only improves in retrospect. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Nov 3, 2021

    Smith delivers some beautiful art throughout the issue. The style is perfect for the character and the panels do a brilliant job of delivering on the scope of the story itself. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Nov 11, 2021

    Looking for help on the unusual situation Professor Edmond Aickman who isn't exactly pleased to see Hellboy even decades after their previous encounter involving King Vold, but he is initially quite curious about the hammer although something concerns him enough to flee in the dead of the night. Just what has Hellboy stumbled into this time? Read Full Review

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