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Sixteen years after its first appearance in Hellboy: Seed of Destruction, is the frog menace over at last? A rogue mission to the center of the earth leaves the B.P.R.D. with a lot to answer for — and uncertain fates for their most terrifying enemies — as the longest-running plot in the Hellboy line wraps up.

* King of Fear concludes the Scorched Earth trilogy!

Writer: Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artist: Guy Davis
Colorist: Dave Stewart
Cover Artist: Mike Mignola

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  1. Wow, can’t wait to read this!

  2. penis… Love me some Hellboy. After not having a definitive answer to the what’s your favorite comicbook/character question that a lot of people ask I’ve decided it’s Hellboy.

  3. This is both exciting and scary at the same time. Who is not gonna make it?

  4. Ominous!

  5. I felt like I missed an issue while reading this. Kind of underwhelmed with how they just sort of tell you the aftermath of what happens between issue 4 and 5, but eh… what can you do?

  6. I agree vinh, didnt really feel the impact of these events. All this crazy mayhem and they celebrate about getting funds? Why aren’t they going out there? Starting to worry that I’m losing interest in this series

  7. @JaqueNargg I think part of the problem was how Dark Horse tried to hype this story arc up as being a game changer for the franchise. Let’s see… no one significant died and several of them got frostbite. Great. Let’s bring Hellboy back so he can punch everyone in the face. 

    I have too much invested into this series, but I may just stick to trades from now on. 

  8. I’m with @vinh, I felt like I missed an issue, especially since I wasn’t 100% clear on what happened in issue 4 to begin with.

  9. I had a WTF? moment too. But I wasn’t jarred enough to be disappointed by it. In fact, it felt fresh to me. I think we take for granted that the BPRD series, for the most part, has a very linear approach to storytelling. And while the last issue broke this sense of expectation that we were to see a linear unfolding of events, I think the change in pacing was still quite enjoyable. The real shocker was Liz. Of all the thing that have been happening to her, her transending of power it seemed, this wasn’t what I expected to see.

    And what is Devon’s problem? Is there a smell? or maybe a gill-snore? Funny moment.

  10. One more thing, the page with the plane flying through that cloud…

    pure Guy Davis awesome-horror-ness.

  11. Awesome.  I can’t wait to see what happens next.

  12. I want Daryl and Daimio back!

  13. anytime I’m  reading a BPRD issue(as well as Hellboy) I feel like I’m just browsing it, knowing I’ll get the big picture later.  I don’t mean that as being a negative to the art/strorytelling, but it’s just my mind set.  Reading from issue to issue is great for me to familiarize myself with the story, but the revelations don’t really hit me until I go back and re-read the arc in one sitting.  In this case though, I’m looking forward to re-reading this whole trilogy.

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