There’s a lot going on in the Mignolaverse this December, and Dark Horse has been kind enough to give us both the covers and all the details of just what’s happening in the world of Hellboy. For example…
Joe Golem #2, December 2
Joe Golem finds the Rat Catcher red-handed, pulling children into the canals of Lower Manhattan, and discovers that there’s more behind this creature than he suspected.
BPRD: Hell on Earth #138, December 16
The Black Flame has returned and is wreaking havoc on the Hudson River! Panya and Kate try to psychically help from BPRD headquarters while Liz and Johann battle the Black Flame to stop him from destroying New York City.
B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth Volume 12: Metamorphosis, December 23
Following a devastating mission in the mountains, Johann and his troops take on an easy assignment destroying a monster. But things go bad when the civilians protecting it fight back and the Bureau agents turn against Johann, leading to a traumatic turning point in the ghost agent’s career. This volume collects B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #130–#134.
Lobster Johnson: The Glass Mantis, December 30
Murder interrupts the opening of a new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum. Lobster Johnson investigates to find out what makes a blown glass sculpture worth killing for.