Monthly Archives: April 2013

Abe Sapien #1 Review


One thing that’s always intrigued me about the works of Mike Mignola is that while Hellboy and the BPRD are entrenched in the supernatural realm of of otherworldly horrors, the majority of stories don’t play out with the trappings of the horror genre. Rather they adapt the aesthetics and apply it to the action-adventure story to deliver a thoughtful and atmospheric tale loaded with suspense, but not often a genuinely scary or frightening one. I think Abe Sapien #1 , penned by Mignola and Scott Allie with artwork from Sebastián Fiumari is definitely one of the comics that takes a large step in the horror direction. Continue reading