Synopses & Reviews
The Art of Hellboy softcover is a lower-priced, paperback version of the stunning limited edition hardcover Dark Horse released in the Spring of 2003. Featuring art never seen before the publication of the hardcover, 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 rarely seen art reveals the labor involved in creating one of comics' most acclaimed books.
This stunning two-hundred page hardcover looks ar the evolution of Mike Mignola's art over ten years on his award-winning, soon-to-be-a-motion-picture, creator-owned comic series. Featuring previously unpublished art, unused and unfinished covers, and drawing on ten years of sketchbooks, The Art of Hellboy provides the ultimate inside look at Mignola's design,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.
About the Author
Mike Mignola is the celebrated writer and artist of Hellboy
. The comic is currently translated into half a dozen languages, has won over a dozen industry awards, and has earned Mignola the accolades of his peers. He has worked with filmmakers Francis Ford Coppola and Guillermo del Toro, and lent his unique vision to Disney's Atlantis
. 2004 will see the release of a Hellboy
feature film by del Toro, as well as the comic-book sequel to The Third Wish
The artist wishes to dedicate this book to his wife Christine, who made it all possible.