Hellboy: The Third Wish #1

Hellboy: The Third Wish #1

Writer: Mike Mignola Artist: Mike Mignola Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: July 24, 2002 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
8.0Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

Hellboy leaves behind the familiar strangeness of the B.P.R.D. for even stranger places. He meets a two-hundred-year-old witch doctor and talks to lions, but that's only the beginning of Hellboy's weirdest journey yet. Mike Mignola takes his most celebrated creation from Africa to the bottom of the sea, in the next stage of a very unusual life.

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Paul Dale Roberts Jul 28, 2002

    Here is the enemy I don't like, the huge talking fish and the way he deceitfully granted 3 wishes to the sisters and destroys them with trickery. All 3 sisters get terrible wishes and wind up dead. Yes, this story is definitely creepy. I can just imagine what the Hellboy movie will be like. Yikes! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jul 27, 2002

    The artwork as usual is stunning, and like the work in previous adventures, it serves as more than mere spectacle—though the scene where the wave sweeping Hellboy into the ocean is breathtaking despite it not being a splash page (pun not intended). Though this issue seems to have more dialogue than previous books, the most important words are seen in the artwork—such as when Hellboy and his final captor express each other's sorrow. Read Full Review

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