Young Hellboy finally faces his demons in new Dark Horse miniseries


Dark Horse Comics announces Young Hellboy: Assault on Castle Death, a new four-part limited series written by Mike Mignola and Thomas Sniegoski.


Dark Horse Comics has officially announced Young Hellboy: Assault on Castle Deatha four-part Hellboy limited series slated to launch this summer.

As revealed exclusively SuperHeroHypethis new chapter of the Young Hellboy saga (which serves to bridge the gap between Hellboy’s adoption by Professor Trevor Bruttenholm and his reaching full physical maturity) comes from the writing duo of Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and Thomas Sniegoski, who are joined by the artist Craig Rousseau, colorist Chris O’Halloran and letter Clem Robins. Matt Smith provides the main cover for the series, with issue #1 also featuring a variant cover by Tonci Zonjic. Assault on Castle Death Issue #1 is slated to hit comic book stores on Wednesday, July 13.

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Returning from their adventures on a secret island, Hellboy and the Professor move with the BPRD from New Mexico to Connecticut. Relocation is difficult for Hellboy: is he simply homesick or have jumbled memories of the island gripped the supernatural whip? Meanwhile, news of Hellboy’s survival has also reached an unknown enemy, who has failed to kill him once before but is determined not to be foiled again…

“After an adventure involving hidden lands lost in time and space, monkeys, dinosaurs, a vampire queen and a plasticine adventure hero who transforms into a giant gorilla, what kind of shenanigans does the young Could Hellboy get started now? Join the world’s greatest paranormal investigator before claiming the title in his next adventure,” Sniegoski said, teasing what readers can expect from Assault on Castle Death when the comic book launches later this year.

“Who are the Brothers of Desolation, and why do they want Hellboy dead?” continues the writer. “Can young Hellboy, in the guise of the Scarlet Crab, and his trusty dog ​​sidekick Mac be able to defeat the nightmares that are about to emerge from Castle Death? Or will they need the help of a certain hero 1930s shellfish batter (Lobster Johnson!) Only those willing to embrace the thrills and chills of Young Hellboy: Assault on Castle Death will know for sure!”

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Written by Mike Mignola and Thomas Sniegoski, illustrated by Craig Rousseau, colored by Chris O’Halloran and lettered by Clem Robins, Young Hellboy: Assault on Castle Death #1 goes on sale July 13 from Dark Horse Comics.

Source: SuperHeroHype

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