Mike Mignola is best known for creating Hellboy. A charming monster hunter that spawned into comics and several films. He now brings us a new hero, Lady Baltimore, to keep the world safe from threats unlike any it’s previously seen.
The new story is co-created with Christopher Golden. It will be released for Dark Horse Comics series. The Baltimore property first began in 2007. The happily titled Baltimore or The Steadfast Tin Soldier & The Vampire, before being adapted and expanded in a series of comic book miniseries starting in 2010. The final novel in the lore, Baltimore: The Red Kingdom, takes place 13 years before the new series.
The five-issue series ‘Lady Baltimore,’ “is the start of something big and unexpected,” Golden, who’s collaborated with Mignola for more than two decades, said in a statement. “The series springs from the pages of the Baltimore comics and novel, but it has a different sensibility and a dynamic new lead protagonist. It’s perfect for new readers, who can start with issue one and not miss a beat, while longtime fans will be thrilled to see how the Baltimore mythos evolves, as some familiar faces encounter brand new characters and fresh terrors.”
“There are witches and Nazis and vampires, all kinds of crazy monster action — What more can you want from a comic?” added Mignola. “Oh, and there’s art by Bridgit Connell, who is great. I had the pleasure of going back and forth with her on some of the creature designs and it was a real pleasure. So happy to have her on board for this.”The Hollywood Reporter