The Sword of Hyperborea #4

Writer: Mike Mignola, Rob Williams Artist: Laurence Campbell Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: April 13, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
8.4Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

The Sword of Hyperborea appears in the unlikely possession of an up-and-coming blues musician in Chicago, 1952. Even for a talented musician, Elijah Bone is a little different, and the strange voice that whispers to him has its own plans for him to fulfill. Delta blues, supernatural creatures, and secret societies collide in the conclusion of this Mignolaverse saga!

New Mignolaverse lore, written by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola with collaborator Rob Williams, and featuring the art of Laurence Campbell with colors by Quinton Winter.

  • 9.5
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Apr 13, 2022

    Campbell delivers some great art that brilliantly captures the mood of the story. There is an awesome level of visual style to the story that is engrossing. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Impulse Gamer - Chris O'Connor Apr 20, 2022

    The Sword of Hyperborea continues it's journey from the ancient warrior Gall Dennar to agent Howards... this time stopping in the hands of an up-and-coming blues musician. What impact will it have on Elijah Bones' life? Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Hank Essman Apr 13, 2022

    All these visions of ancient evils and the distant future, and all Elijah wants to do is play the Blues. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Chase Magnett Apr 13, 2022

    The Sword of Hyperborea develops a similar approach to the continuously fascinating The Silver Coin as both series track a singular magical artifact through various shades of the horror genre producing two excellent anthologies for fans of the genre and excellent, moody comic book art, as well. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Multiversity Comics - James Dowling Apr 13, 2022

    Final Verdict: 7 Your mileage may vary here. In many ways, "The Sword of Hyperborea struggles with being an interquel. It begins in the end of one story and ends in the middle of another; it's reliant on elements outside of the story for emotional beats to land; it gives a taste of characters, but withholds a satisfying bite. But there's also so much to dig into here, and it taps into the communal aspect of the Hellboy Universe. This is a story that's meant to be talked about with other readers and open up possibilities. Read Full Review

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