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Hellboy: Seed of Destruction by Mike Mignola & John ByrneDescription: A boy . . . from Hell. He is Hellboy Series:
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Since they first appeared in 1994, Mike Mignola’s tales of Hellboy, the world’s greatest paranormal detective, have garnered a huge cult following, won just about every comic industry award going, and been made into a Hollywood blockbuster.
Summoned from Hell by the mad monk Rasputin to serve the evil intentions of the Nazis and bring destruction to the world, Hellboy was rescued by Professor Bruttonholm and raised to be a force for good. Adopting him into his unorthodox ‘family’, which includes telepathic merman Abe and pyrokinetic Liz, Bruttonholm gives Hellboy a role in his underground organisation, the Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defence, which battles to protect mankind from all supernatural threats.
But Hellboy has serious issues. First, he’s never been able to solve the mystery of his origins. Second, and more disconcerting, although his intentions are outwardly good, as the spawn of Hades he is mankind’s natural enemy – perhaps ultimately, its greatest threat.