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The Art of Hellboy (Hellboy Artbook 1)

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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, storytellin ...more
Paperback, Artbook, 197 pages
Published March 30th 2004 by Dark Horse Comics (first published 2003)
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Ed Correa
Mar 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Un libro de todo fan de Hellboy debería tener en su colección. Punto.
Queda demostrada la maestría de Mignola para resolver algunas situaciones.
Loyd
Dec 13, 2007 rated it it was amazing
It's not often that you find an artist that whose work is a synthesis of past styles, and is somehow totally original at the same time. You can see echoes of legends like Jack Kirby and Wally Wood, but Mignola has taken the influences and made them his own.

It's even more amazing when an artist's style perfectly fits the atmosphere of his or her subject matter (Jim Steranko and Frank Frazetta come to mind). Mike Mignola manages to do both, and tells a ripping good yarn to boot.
Thomas
Dec 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: art
I love Mignola's art, and this is a pretty good art book. I would have liked to see more sketchbook pages, though. Most of the art is simply pulled from the various Hellboy comics. A behind the scenes type art book would have been much better. I wanted more rough sketches of characters and settings, more images that had not been published before. As it is, it is a good art but it didn't really give me much more than I had before I picked it up.
Chris
Apr 08, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: artbook
I've always liked Mike Mignola's art and I was realy glad when I got my hands on the hardcover version of the book. The book however was not what I hoped it would be, lots of covers and only a few sketches. The book itself is great quality, very thick and heavy pages but like I says, not the content I was hoping for.
La Revistería Comics
Las mejores tapas, los mejores bocetos, las mejores páginas de prueba y hasta alguna que otra ilustracion inédita conforman este librote digno de un museo del horror.
Ideal para cualquier fan de Hellboy completista y pudiente.
Mike
Nov 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A biased review, for I'm a Mike Mignola fanboy. Creator of easily my favorite comic hero & series, Hellboy, Mignola's thick black tome of sketches, paintings, illustrations and notes is a treasure in my art-book collection.
sixthreezy
Jul 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: hellboy, mike-mignola
Loved this. I can stare at Mignola art all day. Hellboy especially!
Variaciones Enrojo
Primer artbook de Hellboy. Edición española.
Clint
Jan 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Just wonderful stuff.
Patrick
Dec 11, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: keep-them-around
High-contrast, volumetric fuck yeah on every page.

YOUR EYES WILL COME to enjoy this book.
Carlo
Aug 31, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everybody
again mignola arrrrt. where on earth can you possibly go wrong? ahhhh, black and white art, i wuv yoo!
Cesar Perez
Sep 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful artwork throughout.
Rory
May 18, 2007 rated it it was amazing
A beautiful colleciton of Mignola's art over the years, including some never-before-seen pieces and the only Hellboy character sheet in existence. Also, in my case, it's excellent tattoo fodder.
stephanie
Jul 02, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
incredible.
Mykola
Jan 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics, en
Добірка ескізів, альтернативних варіантів та улюблених сторінок Міньйоли.
Brian
Feb 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
I could stare at Mike Mignola's art for days on end, so this was just about the perfect book for me. I wish there was a second volume.
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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 (he doesn't remember why) and reading Dracula at age 13 introduced him to Victorian literature and folklore from which he has never recovered.

In 1982, hoping to find a way to draw monsters for a living, he moved to New York City and began wo
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