"Wake the Devil, Part 1"
*Roderick Zinco, owner of Zinco Industries, is visited by the spirit of Rasputin, and is given a purpose to his life, help complete Rasputin's Project Ragna Rok. Zinco travels to a hidden castle in the Norwegian North, and finds inside the members of Rasputin's inner circle, awakening from suspended animation since the end of WWII: Ilsa Haupstein, Leopold Kurtz, and Karl Kroenen. A year later, the BPRD are briefed on the fact that Ilsa Haupstein has recently stolen the body of a legendary vampire, Vladamir Giurescu, in the hopes of resurrecting him, and along with him, Hitler's project 'Vampir Sturm'. BPRD teams are deployed to potential locations for Giurescu's Romanian castle, but it is Hellboy who gets lucky, making a fiery entrance as his Zinco rocket pack malfunctions. *Source: Warlock
**Hellboy's back in action with the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense, in a full-scale mission to hunt the legendary nobleman vampire, Vladimir Giurescu, who is woken by the same newly defrosted Nazis seen in Hellboy: Seed of Destruction. The Bureau is walking into the biggest disaster in its fifty-year history! **Source: darkhorse.com
Issue number 7 in the comprehensive numbering of the Hellboy series.
Continued from Hellboy: The Corpse and the Iron Shoes.
Written and illustrated by Mike Mignola, lettered by Pat Brosseau, and colored by James Sinclair.
"Silent as the Grave, Part 1: Until the Daybreak, and the Shadows Flee Away"
*Actress Julia Adler has been missing for three days, and right in the middle of shooting her latest occult film for director Lawrence St. George. Rumors are swirling, with Adler's boyfriend turning up dead, and real ghosts on the set of the production, but the press is most interested in St. George himself, who is a man of mystery. Adler is found, but a sinister figure named simply Crulk has an assignment which means woe to St. George and Adler. *Source: Warlock
**Also in this five-issue series, Mike Mignola and Dark Horse are proud to introduce the newest mysterymen on the block, Gary Gianni's (Shadow: Hell's Heatwave) MonsterMen in "Silent as the Grave"! **Source: darkhorse.com
Written and illustrated by Gary Gianni, lettered by Sean Konot, and colored by James Sinclair. 8 pages.