Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1952 is a five-issue miniseries illustrated by Alexander Maleev set in 1952 on Hellboy's first mission.

Publication HistoryEdit

The project was announced just a few weeks prior to the San Diego Comic Con 2014. Alexander Maleev will also be doing the covers.


Part OneEdit

A bizarre series of murders and rumors of something worse lead Professor Bruttenholm to send a young Hellboy to a Brazilian village on his first mission. Hellboy and a small group of agents uncover something terrible in the shadows of a sixteenth-century Portuguese fortress...

Part TwoEdit

In Brazil, Hellboy and a small group of B.P.R.D. agents investigate gruesome and bizarre murders happening in the shadows of a sixteenth-century Portuguese fortress, but what they uncover is more terrifying than they imagined.

Part ThreeEdit

Hellboy’s first mission takes an ugly turn when one of his team members turns against him. Will Hellboy be able to survive the assault from within the B.P.R.D. and the onslaught of terrors hiding in the ancient fortress above?

Part FourEdit

After an explosion sends Hellboy into the sewers, he finds himself lost below a Portuguese fortress. But when he finds the way out, he stumbles into something even more ominous.

Part FiveEdit

Hellboy discovers the terrible truth of the Portuguese fortress, the murders in the village, and the man behind it all. But will he be able to save his fellow agents from the monsters and madmen?


Covers by Alex Maleev unless otherwise stated.

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. Publication Order
Preceded by
Followed by
The Phantom Hand & The Kelpie
Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. Trade Paperback Order
1952 1953
Preceded by
Followed by
The Phantom Hand
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