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    Mignolaversity News Update – March 2017

    By | March 15th, 2017
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    Welcome to Mignolaversity News Update, your monthly recap of Mignolaverse-related news. As always, we have the latest solicitations (this time from Comics Alliance), but in addition to that we’ve got a little preview of something Mike Mignola’s working on that he’s kindly agreed to share with us. But first, the solicitations…

    BALTIMORE
    THE RED KINGDOM #5 (of 5)

    Cover by Ben Stenbeck

    Written by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden
    Art by Peter Bergting
    Color by Michelle Madsen

    On sale June 7
    Full color, 32 pages
    $3.99
    Miniseries

    Lives are lost as Baltimore leads the final push against the Red King’s armies.

    JOE GOLEM, OCCULT DETECTIVE
    THE OUTER DARK #2 (of 3)

    Cover by Dave Palumbo

    Written by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden
    Art by Patric Reynolds
    Color by Dave Stewart

    On sale June 28
    Full color, 32 pages
    $3.99
    Miniseries

    Men in the Drowning City are going mad because of supernatural voices in their heads, and occult detective Joe Golem’s search for an explanation puts him at odds with a powerful man who is after the same knowledge.

    THE VISITOR
    HOW AND WHY HE STAYED #5 (of 5)

    Cover by Paul Grist

    Written by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson
    Art by Paul Grist
    Color by Bill Crabtree

    On sale June 28
    Full color, 32 pages
    $3.99
    Miniseries

    After decades of living as a man the Visitor has a chance to return to his people in space, but must deliver a message to Hellboy first.

    And a new anthology prose novel…

    HELLBOY
    AN ASSORTMENT OF HORRORS

    Cover by Mike Mignola

    A must have Hellboy prose Anthology!

    Written by Christopher Golden, Jonathan Maberry, Michael Rowe, Seanan McGuire, Paul Tremblay, Laird Barron, Chris Priestley, Chelsea Cain, E. Lily Yu, Chris Roberson, Kealan Patrick Burke, Richard Kadrey, Weston Ochse, Delilah Dawson, Angela Slatter, Rio Youers, and Nathan Ballingrud
    Art by Mike Mignola and Chris Priestley
    Color by Dave Stewart

    On sale June 28
    Full color, 32 pages
    $3.99
    Miniseries

    Sixteen of the biggest names in weird literature pay tribute to Hellboy and the characters of Mike Mignola’s award-winning books! Assembled by Joe Golem and Baltimore cowriter Christopher Golden and featuring illustrations by Mignola and Chris Priestley, the anthology boasts original stories by the best in horror, fantasy, and science fiction, including Seanan McGuire (October Daye series), Chelsea Cain (Heartsick), Jonathan Maberry (Joe Ledger series), and more! The new writer of Hellboy and the B.P.R.D., iZombie cocreator Chris Roberson, pitches in as well, and Chris Priestley (Tales of Terror) provides a story and an illustration!

    Each story in Hellboy: An Assortment of Horrors will feature an illustration from Mike Mignola. Here’s a preview of one for “When Doves Cry.”


    Ink wash

    Ink wash and pencil

    Thanks again, Mike, for letting us share those.

    Also, if you haven’t read the previous Hellboy anthologies, you should pick up Odd Jobs, Odder Jobs, and Oddest Jobs some time. And now, the news…

    • In case you missed it, Dark Horse ran a teaser image for various upcoming titles, including “B.P.R.D. The Devil You Know.” We’ll have more on that when a full announcement comes along.

    Le Commis des Comics had a video interview with Mike Mignola while he was in Monaco.

    • With “The Visitor: How and Why He Stayed” #1 beginning last week, there were several interviews with Chris Roberson about it from Horror News Network, Daily Dead, Outer Places, and Graphic Policy. Scott Allie also talked to Nerdophiles about the series and hinted at a few things to come.

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    • “Rise of the Black Flame” artist Chris Mitten has drawn his own version of the Visitor.

    Paolo Rivera’s been sharing his process on “Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953—Beyond the Fences” again. Honestly, I love seeing this stuff. I bet when this story some day goes to an omnibus edition, it’s gonna have a hell of an expanded sketchbook section.

    Cadence Comic Art just put up a bunch of new artwork from “B.P.R.D.” artist Laurence Campbell.

    • Sebastián Fiumara‏’s been sharing his “Hellboy Winter Special 2017” inks on Twitter. There’s also some new originals on Splash Page Art.

    • And if you’re not following Stephen Green on Instagram, you should be. He shares some fantastic stuff. He’s also on Twitter.




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    Mark Tweedale

    Mark writes Haunted Trails, The Harrow County Observer, and The Damned Speakeasy. 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 Twitter @MarkTweedale.

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