The Art of Hellboy
By Brian Jacks
Mike Mignola's Hellboy is one of the most successful independent comic book properties ever. With a feature film now in production under the helm of Guillermo del Toro, come March Dark Horse Comics will be releasing The Art of Hellboy, a stunning two-hundred-page hardcover looking at the evolution of Mignola's art over a decade.
Featuring previously unpublished art, unused and unfinished covers, and drawing upon ten years of sketchbooks, The Art of Hellboy provides the ultimate inside look at Mignola's design, storytelling, and color work. Page after page of never-before-seen art reveals the labor involved in creating one of comics' most acclaimed creations. The book will ship with a list price of $49.95.
Dark Horse has provided Slush with an exclusive preview of The Art of Hellboy, of which ten pages will be showcased in this first of two articles.
So scroll down and enjoy.