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    Mignolaversity News Update – March 2016

    By | March 15th, 2016
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    Welcome to the Mignolaversity News Update, your monthly recap of Mignolaverse-related news. This month 13th Dimension posted the June solicitations, so let’s check them out…

    Hellboy in Hell #10: For Whom the Bell Tolls
    Hellboy in Hell #10
    For Whom the Bell Tolls

    Written and Illustrated by Mike Mignola
    Colored by Dave Stewart

    On sale June 1, 2016

    Hellboy transforms into what he was always meant to be.

    Baltimore: Empty Graves #3
    Baltimore: Empty Graves #3 (of 5)
    Written by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden
    Illustrated by Peter Bergting
    Colored by Dave Stewart
    Cover by Ben Stenbeck

    On sale June 1, 2016

    Baltimore continues his journey to Constantinople, where his search for the Blood-Red Witch leads to the royal family.

    Abe Sapien #34: Dark and Terrible Deep
    Abe Sapien #34
    Dark and Terrible Deep

    Written by Mike Mignola and Scott Allie
    Illustrated by Sebastián Fiumara
    Colored by Dave Stewart
    Cover by Sebastián Fiumara

    On sale June 8, 2016

    In this standalone story, Abe seeks answers in his most crucial and secret place of origin, where his destiny is revealed.

    Lobster Johnson: Metal Monsters of Midtown #2
    Lobster Johnson: Metal Monsters of Midtown #2 (of 3)
    Written by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi
    Illustrated by Tonci Zonjic
    Colored by Dave Stewart
    Cover by Tonci Zonjic

    On sale June 29, 2016

    The face-off against giant robots continues as Lobster Johnson’s investigation leads him to a woman whose story reveals the ancient origins behind the machines’ gleaming exteriors. Tonci Zonjic returns to Lobster Johnson!

    And a new trade in August…

    Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953
    Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953
    Written by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson
    Illustrated by Ben Stenbeck, Paolo Rivera, Joe Rivera, Michael Walsh
    Colored by Dave Stewart
    Cover by Mike Mignola

    On sale August 10, 2016

    Hellboy and his mentor Bruttenholm travel across England and confront the phantom hand of a murderer, a demonic water spirit, and some of the most horrible figures of British folklore—Rawhead Rex and Bloody-Bones. Back in the States, Hellboy rejoins the team from 1952 as a monster with possible ties to an earlier mission ravages a suburban community.

    Now, on to the news…

    “The Tell Tale Heart” by Mike Mignola

    — To the left is a preview of “The Tell Tale Heart” by Mike Mignola, a piece for The Tell Tale Heart Inaugural Group Art Show & Grand Opening which was held on March 12th.

    — Mike Mignola talked to Entertainment Weekly about the end of Hellboy in Hell and what he’s going to do next.

    — Here’s some news for our U.K. readers: Mike Mignola is coming to this year’s Thought Bubble.

    — Crave revealed the trade covers for B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth – Volume 14: The Exorcist, the penultimate trade of the Hell on Earth cycle, and Abe Sapien – Volume 8: The Desolate Shore, collecting the final issues of the Dark and Terrible cycle. Check ’em out.

    — Due to his ongoing work on Fight Club 2 and Batgirl, Cameron Stewart was unable to write and draw the upcoming B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Exorcist as planned. Chris Roberson will be writing a script from Cameron’s outline, and Mike Norton will be drawing the arc with some assistance on thumbnails from Dave Stokes. Comic Book Resources has the full story.

    The Art of Mike Mignola shop will have new prints coming out soon. Check them out.

    — Last month I got to show off the Troll-witch’s Spoon from Skelton Crew Studios B.P.R.D. Artifact Archive. Since then, it’s been released and already sold out.

    — If you need somewhere to store your singles, a Hellboy-themed longbox might be useful.

    — 4-Star Studios is making a FCBD book for Challengers Comics called “3D Cowboy’s Cosmic Convict Challenge(rs)”. Drawn by Ryan Browne, Tim Seeley, Luke Smarto, and Mike Norton, the cross-over story includes characters such as Savage Dragon, the Toxic Avenger, the Wretch from Mythic, Molly Danger, and a big red guy called Hellboy. Check out the announcement here.

    Continued below

    — Laurence Campbell talked about his work on B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth with Tripwire. He also confirmed that he’ll be working on B.P.R.D. beyond the Hell on Earth cycle.

    And Campbell shared his process on End of Days on Twitter.

    Duncan Fegredo draws Hellboy on YouTube.

    Max Fiumara drew this commission of Abe and Hellboy.

    And Alex Maleev drew this commission of Hellboy.

    — Patric Reynolds shares his process for several pages from Joe Golem, Occult Detective: The Sunken Dead (Part 2): Page 2Page 9Page 12Page 13Page 22

    — And finally, Mike Norton’s been showing some teasing images from The Exorcist on Instagram.


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