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I have read Hellboy 1, then 4, then 2, and just finished 3, because why would you want to do that chronological thing?

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I enjoyed this as much as Seed of Destruction and Wake the Devil. Oct 23, Artemy rated it it was amazing Shelves: By the late 80s he had begun to develop his signature style thin lines, clunky shapes and lots of black and moved onto higher profile commercial projects like Cosmic Odyssey and Gotham by Gaslight for DC Comics, and the not-so-commercial Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser for Marvel.

Oct 29, Monsour rated it really liked it. Good collection of short stories, things finally start to heat up for HB. Sep 15, First Second Books added it Shelves: Mignola said he was originally going to kill off Liz Sherman in this story, but then art director Glen Murakami talked him out of it.

Not Hellboy to me, no Nazi’s no memorable villains just random monsters.

Sep 04, ada rated it it was amazing Shelves: He is all of these and more while uttering few words between blasts of combative, bloody, violence in a nighted world of ancient evil and devious purpose. Hellboy oghers brusque, loyal, funny, profound, conflicted and committed.

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Drama” Eisner Award in part for his work on this mini-series. The character of Hellboy makes for a great lead in these sorts of stories: Inhoping to find a way to draw monsters for a living, he moved to New York City and began working for Marvel Comics, first as a very terrible inker and then as an artist on comics like Rocket RaccoonAlpha Flight and The Hulk.


And learning a bit about his past and origins as well. The Chained Coffin is from an English folktale where a witch has her body chained in a coffin so a demon cannot take her soul.

cuained I’m really getting into Hellboy now. In the story Hellboy travels to Ireland inwhere a young couple enlist his support after their child Alice is replaced with a changeling.

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And Mignola handles them all equally good, giving them all structure and pacing, a classic plot and resolving the conflict in traditional dramatic manner, whether it is an episode to be helbloy over a large cup of coffee or you flip the page twice and that was it.

Apr 10, Helmut rated it it was amazing Shelves: I wasn’t quite sure I was liking it for anything more than it’s clever use of history, its esoteric occult or science bits, or everyone’s acceptance of a chianed red demon carrying on paranormal investigations in the fifties and sixties.

The Chained Coffin and Others is the third trade paperback collection in the Chxined series cgained by Mike Mignola published by Dark Horse Comics on August 5, which collects various mini-series, one-shots and snd features featuring fictional paranormal detective Hellboy.

May 20, Cole rated it it was amazing Recommended to Cole by: Apr 22, Lauren rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 13, daisy rated it really liked it Shelves: I just wish Kate and every other woman in theses stories hadn’t been damsels in distress.

I like that Mignola was attracted to these stories, and I think he manages to change them enough to make them good Hellboy stories while still keeping enough of the original tales to do justice to their character.

And it’s a brilliant one! This is direct continuation of the events developed in Wake the Devil will have more impact of you may imagine in the future of the series.


Trivia About Hellboy, Vol. When strangeness threatens to engulf the world, a strange man will come to save it.

My favorite is probably “The Wolves of August. I think this may be the volume that’s gotten me hooked to Hellboy. The Corpse March 24, published to tie-in with the release of the first Hellboy film with behind-the-scenes art from a sequence it inspired.


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Anyway, if you have not read Hellboy yet, you owe it to yourself to pick up this series. No trivia or quizzes yet. Mignola was going to kill her off here and he said he never knew what to do with her. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Hellboy and Kate will find more than they are expecting and maybe more than they can handle.

Still adore the art style and the characters tbqh! I’m increasing my andd of the collection because I appreciate the thematic unity better than I did before. The notes before each story are an excellent addition, and explain Mignola’s thoughts in the creation of each story, as cofgin as any relevant folklore that contributed to their origins. While the first story line Seed of Destructionwas co-written by John Byrne, Mike has continued writing the series himself.

There’s also a good story picking up from what happened in Vol. I am glad to say that finally I enjoyed a lot the reading.

Like the first two collections, this volume is beautifully illustrated and wonderfully scripted. Retrieved from chxined https: In the end, a punch has the same weight in describing him as any sentence.