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BPRD: The Devil You Know #5 Brings Big Changes To The Mignolaverse

Written by Tim Midura on Thursday, December 28 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

BPRD: The Devil You Know #5 Brings Big Changes To The Mignolaverse

Spoilers abound.

Source: Dark Horse

The solicit info for BPRD: The Devil You Know #5 promised that old team members would reunite and the issue did not disappoint. The issue was co-written by Mike Mignola and the disgraced Scott Allie, drawn by Laurence Campbell, and colored by Dave Stewart.

Spoilers follow.








As longtime fans know, Hellboy died in 2011 leading into the Hellboy In Hell arc. But in Wednesday's BPRD: The Devil You Know #5, the BPRD discovered a coffin underneath the rubble of the former BPRD headquarters, a coffin that contained the body of Hellboy, apparently breathing.


Talking to The Hollywood Reporter, Mignola said, "For a very long time we've known where this series was going... The reveal at the end of issue 5 was planned years ago and I sincerely hope it catches readers by surprise. The internet being what it is, it's not easy to keep secrets these days, but I'm hopeful fans will help us out and keep a lid on things for awhile, until more people have had a chance to read the comic."

Surely his coming resurrection has nothing to do with the movie that's on its way...


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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.

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