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This story by Mike Mignola based on an old folktale was first published in Dark Horse Present issue 2. In the story Hellboy travels back to East Bromwich where he has a vision of a priest and a nun standing vigil over the chained coffin of their mother to protect her soul but when the demon arrives to collect it they are defeated and he turns to Hellboy referring to him as “my favourite son”.

It’s taken me some time to actually come around to Hellboy, but I’m glad I finally did. It collects some of the best Hellboy stories, such as The Corpse, Iron Shoes, The Baba Yaga, The Chained Coffin, Almost Colossus — all of them While Hellboy has a great big plot that runs through all of the 12 main volumes, several of those volumes, indicated by “and other stories” in the title, collect short stand-alone comics that Mike Mignola has written for many different kinds of magazines, anthologies and comic books over the years.

The short story format works perfectly for Hellboy.

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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. When strangeness threatens to engulf the world, a strange man will come to save it. The Corpse and the Iron Shoes”. The Iron Shoes, which follows it, is mostly This volume collects a number of shorter Hellboy stories.


Hellboy, Vol. 3: The Chained Coffin and Others

Mike Mignola ‘s Hellboy. Apr 10, Helmut rated it it was amazing Shelves: I don’t think that these collections of shorts are as good as the main Hellboy volumes, but if you’re a fan of the series or very interested in mythology and folklore, you’ll still want to add this one to your collection.

Good thing he worked that out, te she’s my favorite.

I never looked back. Like the first two collections, this volume is beautifully illustrated and wonderfully scripted. In it, we discover how helloby legendary Russian witch lost her left eye.

Hellboy is asked to hellboh a baby who was kidnapped by fairies, to be able to do this, he had to make a task solicited by them, but the clock is ticking and the time is short.

She has curious habits. 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.

The story was adapted into the 3-min animated short Hellboy Animated: The artwork continues to impress. Other books in the series. And as far as skills and technicalities go, there was also this one panel that I am dying to have as my computer wallpaper… Admittedly, I am hyped and biased and hence completely unreliable.

Doing that now lmao! The following list ranks the stories from my favorites to least favorites. The stories are good, but some refer to previous issues that in this version were printed later. Feb 19, Perry Gough rated it it was ok. This is a highly recommendable addition to the so-far excellent series.

See 1 question about Hellboy, Vol. Even though I loved “Almost Colossus” I thought it was a misse opportunity for some nice moments with Liz. Apr 12, PurplyCookie rated it really liked it Shelves: In the end, a punch has the same weight in describing him as any sentence. PaperbackSecond Editionpages. In the story Hellboy travels to England on Christmas Eve where he descends through a passage in a graveyard in search of the daughter of a dying woman who is married to a prince of the underworld.


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

Hellboy Vol. 3: The Chained Coffin and Others

They were well done, but they lacked of character development and since it was the beginning of t The heat is on!!! Sep 23, Sesana rated it really liked it Shelves: This volume has more than one story in it.

Almost Colossus is the best story in this collection, in my opinion. Still adore the art style and the characters tbqh! This is the book that forever sold me on how cool Hellboy is. In it, we discover how the legendary Russian witch lost A wonderful collection of Hellboy short stories. Several of the other stories are key to Hellboy’s own mythology, as they reveal the details of his conception and exp A collection of Hellboy shorts fromand maybe the best single volume of Hellboy.

In the story Hellboy and Corrigan travel to Griart, The Balkans in to find the town decimated by the angry ghosts of werewolves and their associate Father Kelly murdered by a living werewolf. Mar 09, Alejandro rated it really liked it Shelves: In the story Hellboy and Corrigan search for the rogue homunculus Roger who has encountered his ‘brother’, a more crude homunculus created before himself.

The Chained Coffin and Others”. In fact, there are several short, wonderfully dark tales that any fan of folklore or fairy tales will love.