The visitor. How and why he stayed

Format: Print Book 2017
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In 1944 Hellboy was conjured in a ceremony meant to give Hitler the ultimate occult weapon. Fortunately, Professor Trevor Bruttenholm was there to witness, and to guide Hellboy to become the world's greatest paranormal detective. But Bruttenholm wasn't the only witness to Hellboy's arrival. The Visitor- How and Why He Stayed reveals the aliens who monitored Hellboy's arrival on earth, and why the assassin they sent to earth stayed his hand.

Collects The Visitor #1-#5 and the Visitor short story from the Hellboy Winter Special 2017 .

Provides backstory and answers questions about the origin of Hellboy in this fun tale about a myserious visitor who is sent to observe Hellboy!

Series Overview- Collects The Visitor #1-#5 and the Visitor short story from the Hellboy Winter Special 2017.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "When Mignola introduced the character of Hellboy to the world, he included a single page in the first series that puzzled readers for 23 years. It showed aliens monitoring Hellboy's activities from space. But who were they, and what were their intentions? Finally in this volume, Mignola gives the answer. An extraterrestrial is present at Hellboy's first appearance on Earth in 1944, and his mission is to assassinate the demon child-but a premonition of the power of free will stays his hand. The visitor takes on the alias of human Michael Mathers and stays to watch Hellboy's progress. Unexpectedly, Michael falls in love and builds a life on earth, averting a number of paranormal disasters and regularly calling in anonymous tips to the BPRD (Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense). Drawn by Grist and colored by Crabtree in a style deliberately similar to that of the original series, this comic slots easily into the Mignolaverse and offers a satisfying answer to a long-running mystery. (Oct.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Hellboy -- (Fictitious character from Mignola) -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Supernatural -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Paranormal comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Publisher Milwaukie, OR :2017
Edition First edition.
Other Titles How and why he stayed
Contributors Mignola, Mike, author.
Roberson, Chris, author.
Grist, Paul, artist.
Crabtree, Bill (Comic book colorist), illustrator.
Robins, Clem, 1955- illustrator.
Dark Horse Books, publisher.
Language English
Notes "From the pages of Hellboy"--Cover.
"This book collects The visitor : how and why he stayed #1-#5 and God rest ye merry from Hellboy winter special 2017"--Title page verso.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
ISBN 9781506703459
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