Hellboy’s Mike Mignola reveals stunning Krampus statue for 2022
The Hellboy franchise is nothing but visually distinctive, and that’s true both on the printed page and in three dimensions. Now, fans of this iconic horror universe can look forward to a new Hellboy-inspired 2017 collectible: Krampusnacht.
IGN can exclusively reveal the first images and details of this impressive piece. Take a closer look in the slideshow gallery below and read on to find out when and how you can own one for yourself:
Dark Horse Direct’s Krampus statue unveiled
This statue of Krampus faithfully reproduces the source material (which was written by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and drawn by Adam Hughes). The statue is 12.25 inches tall and is limited to 500 pieces.
If the design of the Krampus statue sounds familiar to you, it’s because it was originally featured as an unpainted miniature in a 2019 expansion pack for Mantic’s Hellboy: The Board Game. In collaboration with the artists of Mantic, Dark Horse enlarged the original figurine and transformed it into a striking statue in color.
âWorking with our good friends at Mantic and Level 52 studios, we enlarged and meticulously painted Hellboy’s favorite Christmas goat in gory detail,â Dark Horse Direct e-commerce director Melissa Lomax said in a statement. communicated. âThis festive and eerie statue begs to adorn your mantle all year round. Celebrate being on the rascal list this year and pre-order today before it descends back down to the depths beyond! “
The Krampus statue will be sold exclusively on the Dark Horse Direct website and is available for pre-order now. It’s set to be released in the fall of 2022, just in time to scare everyone in your household over the holidays.
Mignola’s career is the subject of an upcoming documentary titled Mike Mignola: Drawing Monsters. Earlier this year, IGN took a look at some of the exclusive art prints on offer with the Drawing Monsters Kickstarter, offering a glimpse into how the world of Hellboy is evolving from rough sketches to tape art. drawn fully realized.
As Dark Horse continues to release new comics into the larger Hellboy / BPRD universe, the main Hellboy saga reached its dramatic conclusion in 2019 with the release of BPRD: The Devil You Know # 15. Find out why we think the Hellboy Saga is an unprecedented accomplishment for Mignola and his collaborators.
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