Created by Mike Mignola,
FIRST APPEARANCE IN THE MEGAZINE
MOST RECENT APPEARANCE IN THE MEGAZINE
Demon ... and paranormal investigator, battling vampires, werewolves, spectres and worse. Incarnated on Earth since World War II, Hellboy has removed the devlish horns sprouting from his head - but his forked tail and cloven hooves remain.
Hellboy's employers, the Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense, are based in Fairfield, Connecticut, but their remit covers the entire world ... and beyond.
Hellboy's right hand is made from something like stone. No-one knows where it came from, or how it got grafted onto his arm ... but it feels no pain, and in a fight ut's better than a sledgehammer.
"You may think curses are so much eyewash, but I've seen too much that makes me think otherwise ..."
Christmas 1944: on a barren Scottish island, the secret Nazi project known as 'Ragna Rok' reaches its climax with a sinister ritual - a ritual leading to the manifestation of a creature from worlds unknown ...