6 Great Hellboy Comics You Should…Probably Read Instead of Seeing Hellboy, Honestly

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Good news! The Hellboy reboot is out today. Bad news! It’s apparently not great. Acceptable compromise news: If all the fuss got you interested in Big Red, then there’s plenty of great comics runs with the character that you can check out instead of making a disappointing trip to the movie theater. Here’s a few of our…

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Truth Is Stranger than Fiction in This Week’s Best New Comics

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We’ve all got at least a few deeply-held beliefs that would alarm our peers were they ever to be made public. But having faith in the wild ideas lurking in their minds is what makes the heroes of this week’s best new comics fascinating, even if they themselves don’t properly feel that way.

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Mike Mignola Reflects on 25 Hellishly Good Years of Hellboy

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It’s a big year for big red. Not only does Hellboy have a new movie imminent, but 2019—specifically tomorrow, March 23rd—marks 25 years since Hellboy’s adventures began in earnest with the launch of Seed of Destruction, his first comic series. To celebrate, we went right to the source: Hellboy’s creator, the legendary…

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This Week’s Best New Comics Are About Making the Most of Strange Situations

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While we’ve all had our fair share of off days, where we find ourselves confronted with surprising situations that aren’t to our liking, it’s not often that we’re forced to deal with events so wildly out of the ordinary that we’ve got no frame of reference as to how to respond. For the heroes of this week’s best new…

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This Week’s Best New Comics Are All About Uncovering Dark Truths

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There’s a certain kind of power that comes with knowing the deep truths about things, whether they be individual people, discrete situations, or events that have yet to occur. This week’s best new comics all feature characters who know this to be true, but for each of them, learning the actual nature of the way things…

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Saving the World Is a Job, Not a Calling, in This Week’s Best New Comics

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You have to be a truly special kind of person to live your life fully as a superhero. Not just the whole business of having a secret identity, but to really be a superhero from top to bottom in an existential sense. You have to find deep, meaningful fulfillment in being of service to others, regardless of the task at…

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The Latest Umbrella Academy Trailer Is an Exhausting Family Reunion

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Despite what people like Charles Xavier might tell you, being recruited as a child to become a globe-trotting superhero who fights epic, life-changing wars is a surefire way to ensure that you’re stuck in therapy for the bulk of your adult life, should you survive your upbringing. This is something the heroes of

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A Look Inside Hellboy’s Latest Historical Adventure in Hellboy and the BPRD: 1956

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While Hellboy himself drifts off into, well, hell, the comics universe of Mike Mignola’s iconic creation has been kept alive by frequent dips back into Hellboy’s days as an agent of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense. We’re getting you ready for a dip back in time with a look inside the first issue of the…

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