Atomic-bred monsters are killing civilians in the Utah desert, prompting Professor Bruttenholm, guardian of the child Hellboy, and Anders, the agent possessed by vampires, to investigate. All signs point to a mysterious glassy element discovered in the desert as the origin of these dangerous creatures entering our world.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. 15. - Being Human
Mike Mignola''s strangest heroes, in their earliest adventures! In terrifying tales of witchcraft and the undead, Abe Sapien, Roger, Liz Sherman, and Johann Kraus learn the ropes as agents of the Bureau For Paranormal Research and Defense! Abe reels with the guilt of surviving a mission that killed more experienced agents, Roger goes on his first adventure with Hellboy, Liz tells the story of how she killed her family, and Johann Kraus dies! Mignola and the regular B.P.R.D. team of John Arcudi and Guy Davis are joined by Scott Allie (Buffy Season 8), Karl Moline (Fray), and Ben Stenbeck (Witchfinder, Baltimore) for a standalone collection that serves as a perfect introduction to these bizarre heroes.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. 14. - King of Fear
A story that began in the first issue of Hellboy concludes with the B.P.R.D. team set to permanently wipe out the subterranean colony of frog monsters that have been a story-driving plague. With Memnan Saa dead, agents Liz and Abe take on the powerful King of Fear - who ultimately reveals that it is, in fact, the B.P.R.D. members themselves who will lead the world to apocalypse, not the supernatural monsters, demons, and colossal squidbots.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. 10. - The Warning
The B.P.R.D. team tracks down the mysterious gentleman who's been appearing in Liz's visions, but soon find themselves in over their heads when old enemies - from the frog creatures, to the Black Flame, to the last denizens of Hyperborea - descend to lay waste to the world.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. 11. - The Black Goddess
With Liz gone and their most powerful enemies banding together for a final, catastrophic attack, Abe, Kate, and Johann must determine the price of their souls as they decide where their loyalties lie - and whether the life of a friend is more valuable than the fate of the world. B.P.R.D.: The Black Goddess collects the second arc of the Scorched Earth trilogy, pulling together threads from the beginning of the series, with a twist that will shake the worlds of B.P.R.D. agents and readers alike.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth 3. - Russia
A graveyard of mutated horror is uncovered deep inside a Russian mine. With Liz still missing and Abe Sapien lying on his deathbed, the newly international B.P.R.D. sends Kate and Johann to meet the Russian equivalent of the Bureau - which readers first saw in B.P.R.D.: 1946 - and face an exploding fungus monster at the Kremlin and a spreading contagion.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth 2. - Gods and Monsters
Between tracking down the followers of a prescient teen pursued by crab-like, subterranean beasts, and dealing with a redneck priest who preaches by way of human mutilation to fanatical hillbillies, the B.P.R.D. certainly have their hands full. Can a fractured B.P.R.D. wage a winnable war or are they fighting a battle of attrition? Written by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi, and drawn by 2009 Eisner Award winner Guy Davis (The Marquis) and series newcomer Tyler Crook, B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: Gods and Monsters continues the series ComicsAlliance calls "one of the best books on the stands."
Mike Mignola - Christopher Golden - Baltimore 2. - The Curse Bells
A horrific ritual will create havoc on a small European town, as Lord Baltimore takes on the twisted blessing of vampiric nuns and an insane warlock! * By award–winning writers Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden. * New York Times bestseller! "Crisp, clean & drenched in blood!" --Comic Attack A fight to the death!
Mike Mignola - Christopher Golden - Baltimore 3. - A Passing Stranger and Other Stories
Eisner Award–winning horror master Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden present tales featuring the world’s greatest vampire hunter on a quest for vengeance across a world overrun by monsters. A demented surgeon attempts to cure vampirism by creating greater horrors, and a perverse inquisitor reveals his own dark secrets, as Baltimore pursues the scarred vampire that he blames for all of it. * Epic vampire horror adventure from Hellboy creator Mike Mignola!
Mike Mignola - B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth 9. - The Reign of the Black Flame
With Liz Sherman back in fiery action, two B.P.R.D. teams make their way through the monster-filled streets of the Manhattan wasteland in order to reach the Black Flame's fortress and take down his army.
Denise Mina - Hellblazer - Empathy is the Enemy
Collecting award-winning novelist Denise Mina's (Garnethill, Deception, Field of Blood) take on the hard-drinking master of bad-luck magic from HELLBLAZER 216-222. When an ordinary man innocently uses an incantation, he turns to Constantine for help. But when an infamous Scottish occultist gets involved, Constantine discovers he has been cursed with empathy for his fellow man and realizes that the nightmare has just begun.
Alvin Schwartz - The Scary Stories Treasury
Telling scary stories is something people have always done. It is an old-fashioned way of having a good time. Nobody tells scary stories better than Alvin Schwartz, and here, for the very first time, his three most spine-tingling books are together in one volume! Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Scary Stories 3 Complete with Stephen Gammell's splendidly creepy and bone-chilling drawings, this collection is perfect for reading late at night--in the dark and gloom--if you dare!
Neil Gaiman - Steven T. Seagle - Jamie Delano - Garth Ennis - Constantine
In the City of Angels. Hell has always simmered just below the surface. At the shadowy border between this world and the next, John Constantine works to keep the demonic forces at bay. In the course of investigating a woman's apparent suicide, however, he discovers that something new is coming up from the inferno - something that will destroy the delicate balance between Heaven and Hell and plunge the Earth into catastrophic, other-wordly war. But can Constantine save a world which terminal cancer is about to take away from him - especially when he knows his own soul is already condemned to eternal damnation?
James Lovegrove - Redlaw: Red Eye
John Redlaw, policeman to the damned, marginalised vampires, comes to America to uncover a devastaing conspiracy. Emigrant vampries are the bane and burden of the modern world, they have few friends and only one defender, Redlaw, a man conflicted in his loyalties to humanity and to justice. The eastern seaboard of the USA is experiencing the worst winter weather in living memory, and John Redlaw is in the cold white thick of it. He’s come to America to investigate a series of vicious attacks on vampire immigrants – targeted kills that can’t simply be the work of amateur vigilantes. Dogging his footsteps is Tina “Tick” Checkley, a wannabe TV journalist with an eye on the big time. The conspiracy Redlaw uncovers could give Tina the career break she’s been looking for. It could also spell death for Redlaw.
James Lovegrove - Redlaw
They live among us, abhorred, marginalised, despised. They are vampires, known politely as Sunless. The job of policing their community falls to the men and women of the Sunless Housing and Disclosure Executive – SHADE. Captain John Redlaw is London’s most feared and respected SHADE officer. They live among us, abhorred, marginalised, despised. They are vampires, known politely as Sunless. The job of policing their community falls to the men and women of the Sunless Housing and Disclosure Executive – SHADE. Captain John Redlaw is London’s most feared and respected SHADE officer. But when the vampires start rioting in their ghettoes, and angry humans respond with violence of their own, even Redlaw may not be able to keep the peace. Especially when political forces are aligning to introduce a radical answer to the Sunless problem, one that will resolve the situation once and for all... Redlaw is New York Times best selling author James Lovegrove at his very best.
Peter Milligan - Hellblazer - Scab
John Constantine is an unconcerned, somewhat amoral occultist with a British working-class background. He's a hero, of sorts, who manages to come out on top through a combination of luck, trickery, and genuine magical skill. In this latest volume in the graphic novel series, Peter Milligan (BATMAN, HUMAN TARGET, X-Statix), one of Vertigo's most popular and prolific scribes writes the adventures of Constantine for the first time. John digs his fingers deep into his bumpy past and discovers that old wounds and new loves are both best left untouched. 12 years ago in Liverpool, there was a bloody dockers' strike. Things fell apart when a union leader caved-in to the bosses. Today, John Constantine has a new girlfriend and an extraordinary, horrible new skin complaint: A weeping, dark, knobby scab covers part of his body. And it's growing. What's the bizarre link between this skin fungus and a largely forgotten chapter of British Trade Union history?
Caitlin Kittredge - Forest of the Night
Following a night of sex, drugs and witchcraft in the woods, Eve Coffin wakes up naked, covered in blood and unable to remember how she got there. One friend is missing, one is in a mental ward-and one knows that Eve is responsible. Years later, Eve returns to Coffin Hill, only to discover the darkness that she unleashed ten years ago in the woods was never contained. It continues to seep through the town, cursing the soul of this sleepy Massachusetts hollow, spilling secrets and enacting its revenge. Set against the haunted backdrop of New England, COFFIN HILL explores what people will do for power and retribution. Noted novelist Caitlin Kittredge, author of the Black London series, brings a smart, mesmerizing style to comics. Artist Inaki Miranda (FABLES) brings his dynamic storytelling to COFFIN HILL, following an acclaimed run on FAIREST. Collects COFFIN HILL #1-7
Mike Mignola - Frankenstein Underground
After a fight with Hellboy, Frankenstein’s monster escapes the terrible Mexican laboratory where he was imprisoned and discovers strange creatures beneath the desert, where he’ll learn some of the greatest secrets of the mystical world in the strangest Hellboy spinoff yet! Collects Frankenstein Underground #1–#5.
Garth Ennis - Hellblazer - Son of Man
A new trade paperback collecting HELLBLAZER 129-133, written by PREACHER co-creator Garth Ennis with art by WAR STORY's John Higgins. John Constantine's pulled a lot of shady stunts over the years, but perhaps none as bad as the time he "resurrected" organized crime boss Harry Cooper's 5-year-old son, Ronnie. Now, 15 years later, he's got to deal with the ungodly consequences of his actions as the now-adult Ronnie prepares to bring an unprecedented evil into the world.
Garth Ennis - Hellblazer - Bloodlines
Collecting two pivotal storylines and a one-shot from acclaimed writer Garth Ennis. Reprinting HELLBLAZER 49 (featuring a very special Constantine Christmas), 52-55 ("Royal Blood," which pits Constantine against the demon Calibraxis), and 59-61 ("Guys and Dolls," which sets the stage for the final showdown between Constantine and the First of the Fallen).