Hellboy: The Sleeping and the Dead #1

Writer: Mike Mignola Artist: Scott Hampton Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: December 29, 2010 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 3
9.5Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

While chasing a giant bat through the forest, Hellboy meets an old man with insider knowledge of the coming vampire apocalypse.

For the first time, Mike Mignola teams up with artist Scott Hampton (Batman, The Books of Magic) for this gothic tale.

First collaboration between Mike Mignola and Scott Hampton.

Classic vampire horror!

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jan 1, 2011

    Mignola crafts a backdrop that's as chilly as the keen of a banshee and then he tosses a spanner into the folk tale. That spanner is Hellboy and he stands out like a proverbial thumb, bright red from the impact, and stubbornly colloquial to contrast the surrounding poetry. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicList - Brandon Borzelli Jan 1, 2011

    Hellboy has his hands full for the next two issues. I'm sure there are more surprises on their way but this issue had a few I didn't see coming. Hellboy comics are great when Hellboy is still a little naïve and maybe a little too arrogant and that's where this issue is set. I enjoyed this issue and can't wait to see where this mini is going. Read Full Review

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