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Mignolaversity: July 2023 Solicitations

By | April 14th, 2023
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Welcome to Mignolaversity, Multiversity Comics’ dedicated column for all things Mike Mignola. This month we have a continuing series, a resolicited issue, a new series with a familiar character, a new collection, and a tome that will require a good workout routine in order to effectively read it. This month’s cover artists are Christopher Mitten, Jesse Lonergan, Laurence Campbell, Elsa Charretier, and Mike Mignola. Enjoy!


Written by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson
Illustrated by Mike Norton
Colored by Lee Loughridge
Lettered by Clem Robins

On sale July 12, 2023
Full color, 32 pages

Hellboy, Professor Bruttenholm, and B.P.R.D. agent Archie Muraro investigate an abandoned sawmill that is rumored to be haunted. But when they get there, an unexpected discovery reveals an even stranger source for the rumors! Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and longtime collaborator Chris Roberson team up with artist Mike Norton and colorist Lee Loughridge for a new story of strange doings.

Mark Tweedale: Previously solicited for June last year, we’ve now got a concrete date for the final issue of “Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957.” I must admit, admit this point I’m really eager to get back into the Occult Cold War plotline, so hopefully we’ll get an announcement of the first 1960s story soon. As for this issue, I’m really looking forward to seeing Mike Norton back on the title. He’s great with the 1950s cast, and I like his take on Archie and I’m looking forward to seeing him on the page with Hellboy again.


Variant cover by Elsa Charretier

Written by Mike Mignola
Illustrated by Jesse Lonergan
Lettered by Clem Robins

On sale July 12, 2023
Full color, 32 pages

Hyperborea is burning, torn asunder by the fury of the first angel. As the city falls, Anum Yassa’s and Miss Truesdale’s lives intertwine, and they are drawn to face their destinies and the wrath of gods.

Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and artist Jesse Lonergan bring the third installment of a new tale of ancient Hyperborea!

Mark: This first issue isn’t out yet, so there’s not a lot I can say here. There’s a lot I’d like to say though. I must say, I am very happy to see Elsa Charretier doing a variant cover. Hopefully one day she’ll do some interiors in this universe too. . .


Written by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson
Illustrated by Christopher Mitten
Colored by Michelle Madsen
Lettered by Clem Robins

On sale July 12, 2023
Full color, 32 pages

Thousands of years before Hellboy, the B.P.R.D., and Ragna Rok, there was Panya. As a girl in ancient Egypt, she witnessed the fall of a dynasty and was gifted—or cursed—with visions of the beginning, the end, and the coming of the dragon. . .

Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson join creative forces with artist Christopher Mitten and colorist Michelle Madsen to bring Panya’s story to life.

Mark: I’ve been waiting for this for five years now! I’m pretty sure some of you guessed a Panya series was on the way after the teaser in 2018’s “Witchfinder: The Gates of Heaven” #3. I can’t wait to see what Chris Roberson and Christopher Mitten are cooking up here—I always enjoy their collaborations.

Now, let’s move on to the collections coming in September. . .


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Written by Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden, and Olivier Vatine
Illustrated by Shawn McManus, Márk Lászlo, Gabriel Hernández Walta, and Olivier Vatine
Colored by Dave Stewart and Olivier Vatine
Lettered by Clem Robins

On sale September 27, 2023
Full color, 160 pages
Paperback, 7″ x 10″

Follow Hellboy through haunted houses, to ghostly Budapest, and even into ancient Greece as he battles ghosts, settles supernatural family feuds, and comes face to face the goddess Aphrodite!

Rediscover some of the most beloved Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. stories, including The Secret of Chesbro House, Night of the Cyclops, Old Man Whittier, Time Is a River and connected short story “The Miser’s Gift.”

Hellboy creator Mike Mignola is joined by writer Christopher Golden, artists Shawn McManus, Márk Lászlo, Olivier Vatine and Gabriel Hernández Walta, and colorist Dave Stewart, for this haunting collection of tales!

Mark: Just looking at this list of stories, I’m flooded with memories of reading them all and how much I loved them. This is gonna be a magnificent collection.


Written by Mike Mignola
Illustrated by Mike Mignola, Duncan Fegredo, and others
Colored by Dave Stewart and others
Lettered by Clem Robins and Pat Brosseau

On sale September 27, 2023
Full color, 1512 pages
Hardcover, 8″ x 12″

Finally, a physical format to fit the scope of the saga!

Brought together by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and Dark Horse Books in one giant-sized 1500+ page tome, experience the main Hellboy story in the largest format ever as he and the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense confront things that lurk in the shadows.

Collects all the stories and graphic novels contained in Hellboy Omnibus Volumes 1-4:
Seed of Destruction, Wake the Devil, and “The Wolves of St August,” “The Chained Coffin,” and “Almost Colossus,” from The Chained Coffin and The Right Hand of Doom.
Conqueror Worm, Strange Places, Into the Silent Sea, and “The Right Hand of Doom, “Box Full of Evil,” and “Being Human” from The Right Hand of Doom and B.P.R.D.: Being Human.
Darkness Calls, The Wild Hunt, and The Storm and the Fury, and the short story “The Mole.”
Hellboy in Hell Volumes 1-2, “The Magician and the Snake”, and “The Exorcist of Vorsk.”

With a brand new cover by Mike Mignola!

Mark: Just the other day, I had to move a bunch of my “Hellboy” library editions around. All seven together are pretty damn heavy, so I can pretty vividly imagine how heavy this book is gonna be. This is definitely marketed toward the kind of reader that likes to know that if they are unexpectedly attacked while reading, they effectively have a killer weapon against whatever monster is stupid enough to cross their path.

Finally, there are two other Mignola titles outside the usual offers from Dark Horse. The first is a new Outerverse short story, ‘Liberté,’ from Christopher Golden, Bridgit Connell, and Michelle Madsen, which will be part of Trina Robbins’ “Won’t Back Down” anthology. The book is raising money Planned Parenthood over on Zoop. The other item is a new Hellboy prose short story in Weird Tales #367, coming out May 2023.

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Mark Tweedale

Mark writes Haunted Trails, The Harrow County Observer, The Damned Speakeasy, and a bunch of stuff for Mignolaversity. An animator and an eternal Tintin fan, he spends his free time reading comics, listening to film scores, watching far too many video essays, and consuming the finest dark chocolates. You can find him on BlueSky.


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