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Hellboy, Vol. 1: Seed Of Destruction

34 Ratings: 3.4
The 1st book in Mike Mignola's "Hellboy" graphic novel series

Product Description   Hellboy is one of the most celebrated comics series in recent years. The ultimate artists' artist and a great storyteller whose work is in turns haunting, hilarious, and spellbinding, Mike Mignola has won numerous … see full wiki

Author: Mike Mignola
Genre: Horror, Dark Comedy, Dark Fantasy, Pulp Adventure, Comics & Graphic Novels
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Date Published: (December 10, 2003)
6 reviews about Hellboy, Vol. 1: Seed Of Destruction
review by . June 03, 2010
Mike Mignola's Hellboy was one of the brightest spots in the glut of new comic characters in the mid-'90s.  "Seed of Destruction" collects the first four issues in the Hellboy odyssey, in which we learn bits and pieces of his origin, watch him beat the snot out of tongue-lashing frog men, Nazis and even square off against the eternal Russian warlock, Rasputian.  It's this mixture of B-movie plot lines, Lovecraftian horror, and sheer absurdity of a huge demonic everyman saving …
Quick Tip by . June 12, 2010
Fantastic art is only part of the joy of the character and the writing associated with Mignola
Quick Tip by . June 11, 2010
better as movie
Quick Tip by . June 10, 2010
Good Book, Great Story, Interesting, catchy, gets you involved every chapter
review by . April 30, 2009
Hellboy fully deserves its reputation as an exceptionally rich, literary set of graphic novels. In my view, Hellboy ranks just below Neil Gaiman's The Sandman in its sweeping mythology and mysterious depths. And this large, plush library edition is an excellent (albeit expensive) way of getting into the series from the beginning. I also enjoyed some of the extra matter, particularly Alan Moore's preface to "Wake the Devil," which conveys his sense of Hellboy's place in the comic pantheon.    The …
review by . November 20, 2008
Hellboy Vol. 1: Seed Of Destruction
In 1944, a team of specialized German Nazis gathered together with a powerful sorcerer on a strange mission to raise seven demons, while at the same time a group of rangers led by Sgt. George Whitman gather in an old church in East Bromwich, England with a team of paranormals, determined to discover what it is the Nazis are up to. The Sorcerer, wearing some odd apparatus on his arms, powered by an electrical generator, casts a spell from a rocky hilltop resembling Stonehenge. A bolt of lightening-type …
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