Dark Horse March 2021 Solicitations

Dark Horse March 2021 Solicitations


The Dark Horse March 2021 solicitations are here! Geoff Johns continues his Black Hammer mini series, Young Hellboy continues, Hellboy and the BRPD gets another hardcover, and much more!

Common abbreviations:

  • TP/TPB: Trade Paperback
  • HC: Hardcover
  • FOC: Final Order Cutoff – The time an order has to be submitted by the vendor. Also when you need to get your order in by at TalesofWonder for preorders.
  • RES: Resolicit – A new listing for a product that was previously solicited in PREVIEWS or New to Order, and which is being listed anew since the original Solicitation was cancelled either by the vendor or by Diamond.
  • O/A: Offered Again – This designates an item that has been previously solicited and released, but is being solicited again

Hardcovers

HELLBOY AND THE BPRD 1952-1954 HC

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(W) Mike Mignola, Scott Allie (A) Duncan Fegredo, Ben Stenbeck, Christopher Mitten (A/CA) Adam Hughes

From his very first official case in 1952, tracking down a mad scientist in Brazil, Hellboy moved straight on to punching monsters across the globe. Revisit those very first adventures with Hellboy and the team that made him the agent he is with this new collection, featuring cases from 1952, 1953, and 1954!

Featuring the work of Mike Mignola, John Arcudi, Chris Roberson, Ben Stenbeck, Stephen Green, Dave Stewart, and many other powerhouse creators, and including a bonus sketchbook section, this new hardcover is a gorgeous addition to any Hellboy library.

In Shops: May 12, 2021
SRP: $39.99

ETHER LIBRARY EDITION HC

JAN210252
(W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) David Rubin

From New York Times bestselling Mind MGMT creator MATT KINDT and Black Hammer’s DAVID RUB N comes an interdimensional, genre-bending, sci-fi, fantasy, mystery adventure!

Interdimensional explorer Boone Dias, a brilliant scientist from Earth, enters the magical world of Ether and stumbles onto a great responsibility that takes him through the center of volcanoes, deserts full of living mummies and sphinxes, and a bizarre fairy forest-all leading toward a final climactic battle for the fate of both worlds.

Collecting every issue of Ether in deluxe, oversized hardcover edition, along with every cover and all published bonus content.

Pinups by Gabriel Walta, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Azaceta, and more!

In Shops: May 05, 2021
SRP: $59.99

NEIL GAIMAN LIBRARY EDITION HC VOL 03

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(W) Neil Gaiman (A) Michael Zulli, Mark Buckingham, John Bolton, Colleen Doran (CA) F?bio Moon

A not-so-evil queen is terrified of her monstrous stepdaughter and determined to repel this creature and save her kingdom. Incarnations of the months of the year sit around a campfire sharing stories as a professor recounts a Narnian childhood and the apocalypse unfolds in two stories and two poems. An adjustor who sets up shop in Innsmouth only to discover that the world may be ending and that the instrument of destruction is a werewolf. And creatures of the night are not as they seem as they elude mysterious dangers.

Collects the full graphic novels Snow Glass Apples, The Problem of Susan, Only the End of the World Again, and Creatures of the Night.

In Shops: May 19, 2021
SRP: $49.99

ART OF SAMURAI SHOWDOWN HC

JAN210296
(W) SNK

A glorious hardcover tome collecting concept art and creator commentary from the development of the newest entry in the Samurai Shodown saga.

Since 1993, SNK has rocked the fighting-game world with the visceral combat, iconic characters, and dynamic settings of Samurai Shodown! Now, The Art of Samurai Shodown offers unique insights into the making of the long-awaited revival of the classic fighting franchise. This large-format volume contains nearly 700 documents and illustrations that were used to create the blockbuster game, showcasing this latest episode in thrilling hyper-detail!

Dark Horse Books and SNK welcome you to explore this beautiful and dangerous world with this striking, in-depth look at the game that embodies the samurai spirit!

All original character designs, weapons, costumes, and backgrounds from Samurai Showdown!

In Shops: May 12, 2021
SRP: $39.99

ISABELLAE HC VOL 02

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(W) Raule (A/CA) Gabor

Curious about her origins and in search of long-lost Celtic relatives, Isabellae travels to Ireland. But when the ancient druids of the Emerald Isle make a deal with the monstrous Formorian gods, Isabellae finds herself battling in a war for control with her English and Irish allies! In this epic conclusion to the series, Isabellae battles against ancient Celtic beasts and deities that threaten the destruction of humanity.

In Shops: Feb 10, 2021
SRP: $29.99

Trade Paperbacks

BLACK GHOST TP

BLACK GHOST TP
JAN210295
(W) Monica Gallagher, Alex Segura (A) George Kambadais (CA) Greg Smallwood

From Alex Segura (Silent City) and Monica Gallagher comes a new original graphic novel about corruption and justice.

Meet Lara Dominguez-a troubled Creighton cops reporter obsessed with the city’s debonair vigilante-the Black Ghost. With the help of a mysterious cyber-informant named LONE, Lara’ inched closer to uncovering the Ghost’s identity. But as she searched for the breakthrough story she desperately needs, Lara will have to navigate the corruption of her city, the uncertainties of virtue, and her own personal demons. Will she have the strength to be part of the solution-or will she become the problem?

Collects the original graphic novel The Black Ghost in print for the first time.

In Shops: May 05, 2021
SRP: $19.99

BREATH OF BONES A TALE OF GOLEM TP (MR)

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(W) Steve Niles, Matt Santoro (A/CA) Dave Wachter

A British plane crashes down in a Jewish village, sparking a Nazi invasion. Using clay and mud from the river, the villagers bring to life a giant monster to battle for their freedom and future.

In Shops: May 12, 2021
SRP: $19.99

EMPOWERED OMNIBUS TP VOL 02

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(W) Adam Warren (A/CA) Adam Warren

Sexy? Aye! Superhero? Affirmative! Comedy? Yea, verily!

Adam Warren’s critically acclaimed Empowered shakes the foundations of the heavens as “one of the great modern superhero comics” (View From the Gutters) that’s “laugh-out-loud funny” (Comics Worth Reading) while remarkably generating “genuinely affecting emotion” (Library Journal). Might such a miraculous melange portend “a fantastically rendered book on every conceivable level” (Comic Book Resources)? Certainement!

An astonishing 674 pages collecting Empowered volumes 4, 5, and 6.

In Shops: May 12, 2021
SRP: $39.99

FINDER CHASE THE LADY TP (RES)

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(W) Carla Speed McNeil (A/CA) Carla Speed McNeil

Rachel Grosvenor doesn’t have time to celebrate her recent Llaverac clan victories, as every win seems come with a price. Her new title comes with too many responsibilities, her new home comes with too many expenses, and the Ascians who have adopted her fill her house with complications. Could Jaeger’s return be enough to quell the storm that’s brewing?

Finder returns with a riveting, full-color arc from McNeil and Lee and includes unpublished chapters!

In Shops: May 26, 2021
SRP: $24.99

GOBLIN TP

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(W) Eric Grissom (A/CA) Will Perkins

A young, headstrong goblin embarks on a wild journey of danger, loss, self-discovery, and sacrifice in this new graphic novel adventure.

One fateful night, a sinister human warrior raids the home of the young goblin Rikt and leaves him orphaned. Angry and alone, Rikt vows to avenge the death of his parents and seeks a way to destroy the man who did this. He finds aid from unlikely allies throughout his journey and learns of a secret power hidden in the heart of the First Tree. Will Rikt survive the trials that await him on his perilous journey to the First Tree? And is Rikt truly prepared for what he may find there?

From the Gregory Suicide creative team!

In Shops: May 26, 2021
SRP: $14.99

INVISIBLE KINGDOM TP VOL 03 IN OTHER WORLDS (MR)

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(W) G. Willow Wilson (A/CA) Christian Ward

The Eisner Award winning series concludes! Just when the crew of the Sundog thought they’d made it through the most dangerous edge of space-they are taken by a faction of mysterious new Nones to an even further and more deadly place: The Point of No Return. As revolution looms, these Siblings of Rebirth have an unthinkable mission to carry out, and they can’t do it without Vess . . . or with Grix in the picture. But who can be trusted? And will Vess choose destruction . . . or love?

In Shops: May 12, 2021
SRP: $19.99

KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF EIZOUKEN TP VOL 03

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(W) Sumito Oowara (A/CA) Sumito Oowara

Asakusa loves to design worlds. Mizusaki loves to animate. Kanamori loves to make money! And at Shibahama High, they call them Eizouken-a three-girl club determined to produce their own spectacular science fiction anime! But with no budget from their school and a leaky warehouse for a studio, Eizouken is going to have to work hard and use their imagination . . . the one thing they’ve got plenty of!

Asakusa wants to create “the greatest world” in anime through her imaginative images . . . but there’s so much more to a world than pictures, so now the Eizouken trio has become a quartet as their newest recruit, Doumeki, sole member of Shibahama High’s Sound Club, leads them on a new adventure into the wild to harvest ambient audio! And even as Kanamori tries to find a route for them through the minefield of social media, Mizusaki and Asakusa are going to have to meet the fans in person at a local convention . . .

In Shops: May 26, 2021
SRP: $12.99

MINECRAFT TP VOL 02 WITHER WITHOUT YOU

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(W) Kristen Gudsnuk (A/CA) Kristen Gudsnuk

After saving their mentor from the belly of a wither, twin monster hunters turn their sights on solving the mystery of their new friend’s curse and set off a chain of events leading to the zombie apocalypse!

In Shops: May 19, 2021
SRP: $10.99

RENEGADE RULE TP

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(W) Ben Kahn, Rachel Silverstein (A/CA) Sam Beck

The Manhattan Mist have beaten the odds to land themselves in the national championships for Renegade Rule, one of the hottest virtual reality games in existence. But they’re in for competition fiercer than they ever imagined, and one team member’s entire future could be at stake. Four queer female friends will have to play harder than ever against self-doubt, infighting, romantic distraction, and a slew of other world-class teams if they hope to become champions.

From Ignatz-nominated writer Ben Kahn, debut author Rachel Silverstein, and artist Sam Beck is a celebration of friendship, competition, queer identity, and the insane things we do for the things and people we love.

In Shops: May 26, 2021
SRP: $19.99

SHAOLIN COWBOY WHO`LL STOP THE REIGN TP (MR)

JAN210305
(W) Geof Darrow (A/CA) Geof Darrow

Who doesn’t like Surf and Turf? Well, what do you do when Surf and Turf doesn’t like YOU?????????

The Eisner Award-losing and winning, drawing-room talkfest The Shaolin Cowboy returns and will try to answer those questions as the titular hero of the series finds that his road to hell is paved not with good intentions but old nemeses hellbent on bloody revenge . . . AGAIN!!!!

He fought an army of the shambling dead, but can the Shaolin Cowboy survive a sinister desert town filled with guns, prostitutes, and white supremacists, all run by a crustaceous mafia?

Collects Shaolin Cowboy: Who’ll Stop the Reign #1-4.

In Shops: May 05, 2021
SRP: $19.99

STRANGER THINGS TP VOL 04 SCIENCE CAMP

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(W) Jody Houser (A) Ryan Kelly (CA) Viktor Kalachev

Dustin arrives at Camp Know Where to navigate the new social hierarchy without the support of his Hawkins adventuring party. While also facing nerdy bullies, a new menace haunts the young scientists and camp counselors. A mysterious figure with sinister intent arrives to disrupt the serene woodland scene. When camp counselors start to disappear, the solution won’t take rocket science, but Dustin will have to get on the same wavelength with Suzie and the other campers before tensions reach a boiling point.

In Shops: May 05, 2021
SRP: $19.99

WITCHER TP VOL 05 FADING MEMORIES (RES)

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(W) Bartosz Sztybor (A) Amad Mir (CA) Evan Cagle

Based on the hit games by CD Projekt Red!

As Geralt explores new career possibilities, he re- ceives a request from the mayoress of Towitz-a small town where children are being kidnapped by Foglets. Upon accepting the work, Geralt’s thrust into the mysterious past of a mourning mother and her now abducted son. Caught between the townsfolks’ recollections of the kidnapping and a slew of disturbing visions, Geralt must face the approaching danger with his own intuition.

Created in close collaboration with the studio behind the games!

Collects issues #1-#4 of the Dark Horse Comics series The Witcher: Fading Memories.

In Shops: Feb 17, 2021
SRP: $19.99

Single Issues

CRITICAL ROLE: TALES OF EXANDRIA #1 (OF 4)

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(W) Darcy Van Poelgeest (A) CoupleofKooks (CA) Helen Mask

Leylas Kryn, the Bright Queen of the Kryn Dynasty, has spent multiple lives in pursuit of assembling the Luxon. With her eternal lover Quana at her side, she will stop at nothing to use its otherworldly power to bring a Golden Age to the peoples under her rule. So when what might be the final piece of the Luxon appears nearby, Leylas sends Quana to collect it . . . with consequences that may threaten the entire Dynasty!

Critical Role Game Master Matthew Mercer joins Eisner Award-winning writer Darcy van Poelgeest (Little Bird)!

In Shops: Mar 17, 2021
SRP: $3.99

ORPHAN & FIVE BEASTS #1 (OF 4)

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(W) James Stokoe (A/CA) James Stokoe

A brand-new kung-fu epic from James Stokoe, the creator behind Orc Stain and Aliens: Dead Orbit!

Spurred on by her master’s dying words, the adopted warrior “Orphan Mo” seeks to find and kill five former disciples who now threaten the land with corruption from their demonic powers. Part Five Deadly Venoms and part surreal grindhouse, James Stokoe brings his knack for ultra-detailed fantasy imagery and over-the-top violence to this classic tale of revenge.

“His artwork is astonishingly detailed, with an infectious, monstrous energy and dynamism that needs to be experienced by every fan of comic books.”-SyFy Wire

In Shops: Mar 17, 2021
SRP: $3.99

AVATAR THE NEXT SHADOW #3 (OF 4)

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(W) Jeremy Barlow (A) Josh Hood (CA) Guilherme Balbi

Jake Sully has been defeated, and a new leader is declared. Traditions are betrayed and further the divide between members of the Omatikaya. With poison running through Jake’s veins, fear and pains of the past manifest as he comes face to face with a familiar foe.

In Shops: Mar 03, 2021
SRP: $3.99

BARBALIEN RED PLANET #5 (OF 5) CVR A WALTA

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(W) Tate Brombal, Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Gabriel Hernandez Walta

In this blood-chilling finale, the martian hero Barbalien faces age-old hatred from Mars and Earth as he clashes with the bounty hunter after his head-and tensions finally boil over between his two lives as a police officer and hero, leaving the young man he’s come to love in the dangerous crossfire of an inevitable riot.

BARBALIEN RED PLANET #5 (OF 5) CVR B ROBLES
JAN210265
(W) Tate Brombal, Jeff Lemire (A) Gabriel Hernandez Walta (CA) Nick Robles

In Shops: Mar 24, 2021
SRP: $3.99

BLACK HAMMER VISIONS #2 (OF 8) CVR A KOLINS

JAN210253
(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Scott Kolins

DC superstar Geoff Johns joins the Hammerverse with this creepy tale about a young boy who flees a kidnapper only to find himself trapped in the Cabin of Horrors and face-to-face with the mysterious Madame Dragonfly.

BLACK HAMMER VISIONS #2 (OF 8) CVR B JONES & CRABTREE
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(W) Geoff Johns (A) Scott Kolins (CA) Kelley Jones

In Shops: Mar 10, 2021
SRP: $3.99

CRIMSON FLOWER #3 (OF 4) CVR A LESNIEWSKI

JAN210250
(W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) Matt Lesniewski

After taking down four assassins she met at a Russian dive bar, Rodion continues her hunt for her father’s murderer and comes face-to-face with perhaps the ultimate killer who may have the answers!

CRIMSON FLOWER #3 (OF 4) CVR B SAUVAGE
JAN210251
(W) Matt Kindt (A) Matt Lesniewski (CA) Marguerite Sauvage

In Shops: Mar 24, 2021
SRP: $3.99

DEAD DOGS BITE #1 (OF 4) CVR A BOSS (RES)

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(W) Tyler Boss (A/CA) Tyler Boss
Cormac Guffin has gone missing. It’s been three days and no one has seen hide nor hair of her. The police have nothing, and the townsfolk are acting more like a funeral procession than a search party. If Cormac has any hope of being found, it rests on the slouching shoulders of her best friend Joe. Joe will need her wits about her though, because, like any story worth hearing, nothing is what it seems.

From award-winning cartoonist Tyler Boss (4 Kids Walk into a Bank) comes the story of a riddle wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a candy wrapper.

  • Twin Peaks meets Lady Bird.
  • Featuring a variant cover from Ian Bertram (House of Penance).

DEAD DOGS BITE #1 (OF 4) CVR B BERTRAM (RES)
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(W) Tyler Boss (A) Tyler Boss (CA) Ian Bertram

In Shops: Mar 03, 2021
SRP: $4.99

DRAGON AGE DARK FORTRESS #1 (OF 3)

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(W) Nunzio Defilippis, Christina Weir (A) Fernando Heinz Furukawa (CA) Sachin Teng

The next chapter in the world of BioWare’s award-winning dark fantasy RPG begins here!

Deep within enemy territory, the warrior-legend Fenris and a fearless team of Inquisition agents prepare to assault a fortress said to be unbreakable in a bid to prevent the unthinkable from being unleashed.

o The continuation of Dragon Age: Blue Wraith!

In Shops: Mar 31, 2021
SRP: $3.99

FEAR CASE #2 (OF 4) CVR A JENKINS

JAN210246
(W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) Tyler Jenkins

After witnessing a bizarre murder party in a suburban swimming pool, federal agents Winters and Mitchum continue their hunt for the mysterious horror box known as the “Fear Case,” that plagues those whoever foolishly decide to open it.

FEAR CASE #2 (OF 4) CVR B CAMPBELL
JAN210247
(W) Matt Kindt (A) Tyler Jenkins (CA) Laurence Campbell

In Shops: Mar 03, 2021
SRP: $3.99

GOD OF WAR FALLEN GOD #1 (OF 4) (RES)

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(W) Chris Roberson (A) Tony Parker (CA) Dave Rapoza

Can a man ever be free of his past? Can the tides of time ever wash away the bloody sands of sin? Or do transpired trespasses permanently and inescapably stain one’s soul? After conquering Zeus and thwarting Athena, Kratos believes himself to be finally free from his bondage. He sets sail for the desert in an attempt to distance himself from his home and his shame only to find his rage and guilt follow close behind. Kratos rages against the one foe that has proven to be unconquerable-himself. But a war against oneself is unwinnable, and only invites madness.

*An all-new tale, set between the events of God of War III and God of War (2018)!

In Shops: Mar 10, 2021
SRP: $3.99

LADY BALTIMORE WITCH QUEENS #1 (OF 5) (RES)

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(W) Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden (A) Bridgit Connell (CA) Abigail Larson

Once she was Sofia Valk, living in a village overrun by evil. In time she became Lord Baltimore’s most trusted ally. Now, more than a decade after his death, Europe has erupted with the early battles of World War 2 and dark forces are rising again. With witches, vampires, and Nazis on the march, Sofia must embrace the title of Lady Baltimore! But can she fight monsters without becoming a monster herself? Horror genius writing team Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden reunite, with stellar art by Bridgit Connell and colors by Michelle Madsen as they return readers to the world of Baltimore.

In Shops: Mar 24, 2021
SRP: $3.99

NEIL GAIMAN NORSE MYTHOLOGY #6 CVR A RUSSELL

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(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) David Rubin, Jill Thompson (A/CA) P. Craig Russell

In disguise as Freya, Thor takes her place in a most unusual wedding feast with a vile ogre king-and with Loki’s help, maybe he can come out on top, retrieve his mighty hammer, and put an end to the whole sordid ordeal in his own characteristically violent fashion.

NEIL GAIMAN NORSE MYTHOLOGY #6 CVR B MACK
JAN210278
(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) David Rubin, Jill Thompson (A/CA) P. Craig Russell

In Shops: Mar 10, 2021
SRP: $3.99

OVERWATCH TRACER LONDON CALLING #4 CVR A BENGAL

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(W) Mariko Tamaki (A) Babs Tarr (CA) Bengal

Tracer struggles to plan her next move after a friend patches up her chronal accelerator. In the Underworld, an assassination attempt is made on Kace, further fueling the omnic rebellion. Acclaimed Eisner and Harvey Award-winning writer Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer, X-23) and kinetic artist Babs Tarr (Batgirl, Motor Crush) tell a Tracer tale in collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment.

OVERWATCH TRACER LONDON CALLING #4 CVR B BARTEL
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(W) Mariko Tamaki (A) Babs Tarr (CA) Jen Bartel

In Shops: Mar 03, 2021
SRP: $3.99

RESIDENT ALIEN YOUR RIDES HERE #5 (OF 6)

JAN210303
(W) Peter Hogan (A/CA) Steve Parkhouse

After one of his nurse’s lives is mysteriously threatened, Dr. Harry-a lonely alien explorer stranded on earth-finds himself at a frustrating dead end. He discovers a renewed sense of purpose when he joins Patience residents in a search for a missing child, while a determined federal agent gets closer to exposing Harry!

In Shops: Mar 10, 2021
SRP: $3.99

TRUE LIVES FABULOUS KILLJOYS NATIONAL ANTHEM #6 (OF 6) CVR A

JAN210269
(W) Gerard Way, Shaun Simon (A/CA) Leonardo Romero

The re-assembled Killjoys crew finally enter New York City and come face-to-face with their enemies and their past for a final showdown with reality and their lives in the balance.

TRUE LIVES FABULOUS KILLJOYS NATIONAL ANTHEM #6 (OF 6) CVR B
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(W) Gerard Way, Shaun Simon (A) Leonardo Romero (CA) Becky Cloonan

TRUE LIVES FABULOUS KILLJOYS NATIONAL ANTHEM #6 (OF 6) CVR C
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(W) Gerard Way, Shaun Simon (A) Leonardo Romero (CA) Brian Chippendale

In Shops: Mar 10, 2021
SRP: $3.99

YOUNG HELLBOY THE HIDDEN LAND #2 (OF 4) CVR A SMITH

JAN210243
(W) Mike Mignola, Tim Sniegoski (A) Craig Rousseau (CA) Matt Smith

After meeting a missing adventurer and being taken in by the island’s Ohnar people, Hellboy and Professor Bruttenholm delve deeper into the strange island’s mysteries. Exploring a previous civilization’s ruins reveals more about local history . . . and grabs the attention of some gruesome foes!

Young Hellboy’s adventure continues, from Mike Mignola with writer Tom Sniegoski, artist Craig Rousseau, and colorist Dave Stewart!

YOUNG HELLBOY THE HIDDEN LAND #2 (OF 4) CVR B ARAGNO
JAN210244
(W) Mike Mignola, Tom Sniegoski (A) Craig Rousseau (CA) Rachele Aragno

In Shops: Mar 17, 2021
SRP: $3.99

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