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Mike Mignola was born September 16, 1960 in Berkeley, California and grew up in nearby Oakland. His fascination with ghosts and monsters began at an early age and reading Dracula at age 13 introduced him to Victorian literature and folklore from which he has never recovered. In 1993 Mike created Hellboy-- a half-demon occult detective who may or may not be the Beast of the Apocalypse. While the first story line, Seed of Destruction, was co-written by John Byrne, Mike has continued writing the series himself. There are numerous Hellboy graphic novel collections with more on the way, several spin-off titles (BPRD, Lobster Johnson, Abe Sapien and Witchfinder), three anthologies of prose stories, several novels, two animated films, and two live action films staring Ron Perlman. Hellboy has earned numerous comic industry awards and is published in a great many countries. The author lives in Los Angeles, CA..
The successful B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs hardcover - the first of four epic volumes collecting the entire Plague of Frogs saga from Hollow Earth to King of Fear - returns as an affordable paperback With over 400-pages for $24.99, there''s never been a better time to delve into the haunting world of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense. Led by fish-man Abe Sapien, firestarter Liz Sherman and a bizarre roster of special agents must reestablish the B.P.R.D. after Hellboy''s departure and defend the world from occult menaces
About the Author
In 2001, Hellboy quit the B.P.R.D., leaving Abe Sapien, Liz Sherman, and a bizarre roster of special agents to defend the world from any occult threats, and the growing menace of the frog army.
Mike Mignola and Dark Horse present the complete Plague of Frogs saga in four volumes, from Hollow Earth to King of Fear. This first book explores the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense after Hellboy's departure, cracks open the secrets of Abe Sapien's origin, and sets the war on frogs in motion.