Miss Truesdale and the Fall of Hyperborea #1

Writer: Mike Mignola Artist: Jesse Lonergan Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: May 17, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 2
8.8Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

One of the last followers of a failing Heliopic Brotherhood of Ra, the unassuming Miss Truesdale, finds herself on the receiving end of Brotherhood leader Tefnut Trionus's final vision. Connecting her life in Victorian London to a young gladiator's in ancient Hyperborea, Truesdale discovers she now has the chance to change the future by altering the bygone past.

Mike Mignola, creator of the Hellboy Universe and artist Jesse Lonergan team up tell an all new, supernatural-horror tale.

o Award-winning creator Mike Mignola with acclaimed artist Jesse Lonergan!

o The beginning of a new Mignolaverse series!

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Spencer Perry May 17, 2023

    Artist Jesse Lonergan brings a style and uniqueness that feels right at home alongside Mignola and his other collaborators, already standing head and shoulders above some of the other prequel stories. In short, this is the best original Hellboy spinoff in years. Read Full Review

  • 10
    COMICON - Anton Kromoff May 12, 2023

    Miss Truesdale and the Fall of Hyerborea is a haunting tale with brilliant art and a noble hero, poised to join the ranks of other icons in the Mignolaverse alongside the likes of Hellboy, Lobster Johnson, and the B.P.R.D. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Multiversity Comics - James Dowling May 17, 2023

    Final Verdict: 9.25 While unmistakably a part of Mignola's Hellboy Universe, with touchstones in visuals for various plot elements, Jesse Lonergan's storytelling is front and center at all times, broadening the visual storytelling language, showing us this world anew. "Miss Truesdale and the Fall of Hyperborea #1 makes the Hellboy Universe richer with every page. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Hank Essman May 18, 2023

    Miss Truesdale shows that appearances can be deceiving. Especially when reincarnation's involved. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally May 17, 2023

    Lonergan delivers some great art throughout the issue. I love how the visual style and how the past and present stories complement each other visually. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Comic Watch - Tyler Davis May 19, 2023

    With strong writing and visual storytelling, Miss Truesdale and the Fall of Hyperboreais another solid hit for the Hellboy team. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    The Comicbook Dispatch - dragoncache May 17, 2023

    Miss Truesdale and the Fall of Hyperborea #1 marks a new entry in the ever-expanding Hellboy universe. I look forward to discovering how Tefnut's dream about an undefeated female gladiator influences Miss Truesdales future in her close-knit male-dominated society. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Capes & Tights - Jared Thomas May 16, 2023

    Mike Mignola and Jesse Lonergan use their talents to create a world that manages to transport readers back to ancient Hyperborea and the modern-day London of Miss Truesdale. The supernatural-horror tale is engaging and thrilling, and the illustrations mesmerize with their beauty. Read Full Review

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