September 23, 2023


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Artist Jesse Lonergan Joins Mike Mignola for MISS TRUESDALE AND THE FALL OF HYPERBOREA :: Weblog :: Darkish Horse Comics

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Mis Truesdale and the Fall of Hyperborea Miss Truesdale and the Fall of Hyperborea Variant  The Hellboy Universe Expands With A New Time-Touring Supernatural Horror From Darkish Horse Comics

This spring Darkish Horse Comics will publish MISS TRUESDALE AND THE FALL OF HYPERBOREA, a time-traveling supernatural horror sequence from award-winning author Mike Mignola (Hellboy, Abe Sapien, B.P.R.D), artist Jesse Lonergan (Hedra, Planet Paradise), and letterer Clem Robins. Mignola, the creator of the Hellboy Universe, and artist Jesse Lonergan are collaborating for the primary time to create a supernatural time-traveling odyssey that expands the Hellboy Universe in unusual and startling methods and showcases Lonergan’s paintings.

“I fell in love with Jesse’s stuff the second I stumbled throughout it, however it took a very long time for me to wrap my head round a means we may work collectively,” stated author Mike Mignola. “His storytelling is so nice however amazingly distinctive and I’m such a management freak with regards to tempo a narrative—I didn’t need to tie his palms with the best way I construction issues. However he’s simply so good… Finally I got here up with the thought for Miss Truesdale (an odd one, even for me) and simply couldn’t consider anybody higher to attract it. We met, we talked, and I believe we settled on a option to collaborate. It meant writing a plot that was tight in some locations and really, very free in others. I needed to belief Jesse to work his magic—and for me it’s exhausting to actually belief an artist I’ve by no means labored with, even one pretty much as good as Jesse—however I did it and he did what he does and I couldn’t be happier with the outcomes. I believe this finally ends up being some of the distinctive extensions of the Hellboy Universe, and after virtually thirty years (and a few very odd tales) that’s saying one thing.”

On this 4 situation mini-series, one of many final followers of a failing Heliopic Brotherhood of Ra, the unassuming Miss Truesdale, finds herself on the receiving finish of Brotherhood chief Tefnut Trionus’s remaining imaginative and prescient. Connecting her life in Victorian London to a younger gladiator in historical Hyperborea, Truesdale discovers she now has the possibility to alter the long run by altering the bygone previous.

“When Mike requested me if I might be concerned about doing one thing within the Hellboy universe, it felt somewhat bit like a dream,” stated artist Jesse Lonergan. “He’s one of many artists whose work I revisit probably the most, and there have been occasions once I’ve been engaged on one thing and requested myself, ‘How would Mignola do that?’ After which to get to do a narrative that introduces a brand new character, expands the lore, and has gladiators, Victorian spiritualists, and lizard folks—it’s simply been a lot enjoyable.”

Difficulty #1 of the supernatural horror comedian MISS TRUESDALE AND THE FALL OF HYPERBOREA will probably be printed on Might 17, 2023 that includes a canopy by Lonergan and a variant cowl by Mignola.

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