Our BPRD Preview Shows How To Sell Coffee In A Town Full Of Monsters

No matter what horrors have been unleashed on earth, no matter how dangerous life gets, one truth will remain constant: we all need coffee. In our preview of BPRD: Hell on Earth #124 (due out October 15th), one Santa Fe coffee shop worker tries to live among the monstrous Ogdru Hem as best he can... » 10/10/14 10:30am 10/10/14 10:30am

Mike Mignola's Favorite Artwork From Hellboy's Last 20 Years

On Saturday, March 22nd, Mike Mignola's Hellboy will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of his first comic with celebratory events in comic stores around the world and a massive collection of Mignola's artwork, titled Hellboy: The First 20 Years. We asked the artist to pick his favorite 10 pieces, and… » 3/21/14 1:00pm 3/21/14 1:00pm

io9 March Madness Sweet 16: Star Wars vs. Dune! Buffy vs. Cthulhu!

We've reached the Sweet Sixteen in our hunt to find the greatest work of science fiction and fantasy ever. Just four competitors are left from each of our regionals, which means you've got some tough choices ahead: Doctor Who or Blade Runner? Harry Potter or Hellboy? Terminator or X-Men? Vote now! » 3/21/14 12:00pm 3/21/14 12:00pm

Don't hold your breath for Hellboy 3 after all

There's a notion going around today that Legendary Pictures, which put out both Pacific Rim and Guillermo del Toro's forthcoming movie Crimson Peak, could be doing Hellboy 3 as well. Del Toro fueled this notion with his comments to one reporter today — but Legendary founder Thomas Tull tells us it's not likely. » 6/30/13 3:15pm 6/30/13 3:15pm

Guillermo del Toro describes his real-life encounter with a ghost

While we were talking to Guillermo del Toro about his latest horror creation Mama, the monster-maker started telling us about his real-life experiences with the paranormal. Turns out del Toro has had two separate paranormal experiences. Read the whole story, straight from the source, in our exclusive interview. » 1/25/13 8:41am 1/25/13 8:41am

How we drew Hellboy hanging out with Edgar Allan Poe at a bar

For this year's New York Comic Con, Dark Horse Comics Editor-in-Chief Scott Allie and artist Juan Ferreyra collaborated on a jam piece depicting various Dark Horse horror characters — such as Hellboy, The Goon, and the vampires from The Strain — tippling (booze and blood) at a creepy bar. Here's the artistic process… » 10/11/12 8:00am 10/11/12 8:00am

Hidden in Plain Sight: Great Comics Panels Brought to Life at the Movies

Before Captain America punched fake Hitler as Chris Evans, Cap punched him on his own comic book cover in 1941. Colin Farrell stabbing Jennifer Garner in Daredevil? Frank Miller drew that first. Many film-makers today go to great lengths to pay tribute to the original comics that gave us these amazing characters —… » 9/27/12 1:59pm 9/27/12 1:59pm

What if Adventure Time and Futurama were retro comic books?

Chilean illustrator Adolfo Torino Nuñez takes science fiction characters modern audiences are familiar with and chucks them several decades into the past. The resulting artwork resembles a cross between superhero periodicals you'd find at your neighborhood malt shoppe and weirdo bootleg comics collecting gravel grit… » 7/30/12 9:25am 7/30/12 9:25am