The Return of the Master is a five-issue miniseries published from August to December 2012. The third issue is the 100th issue of B.P.R.D.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Part One[edit | edit source]

In the Scottish Highlands, a rogue scientist who escaped the bloody massacre in B.P.R.D.: Hell on Earth—Russia assembles a paranormal cult bent on world destruction. Can the B.P.R.D. hunt down this group in time, or will demons be released into a world already teetering on the edge of apocalypse?

Part Two[edit | edit source]

An elite B.P.R.D. team hunts down a mad Russian scientist in the Scottish Highlands, only to be ambushed by a horrifyingly savage ghost. Meanwhile, Zinco and the Bureau meet to plan special experimentations on Johann.

Part Three[edit | edit source]

A special B.P.R.D. task force reach the stronghold of a mad Russian scientist and his cult of followers only to find themselves trapped in a deadly fortress full of horrific black magic.

Part Four[edit | edit source]

Chaos erupts as the B.P.R.D.’s forces are weakened by the crazed Russian scientist and his cult of followers. Meanwhile, the Zinco experiment at the Bureau headquarters reaches a dangerous and unexpected conclusion.

Part Five[edit | edit source]

Hell on Earth reaches its apex as massive devastation covers the globe and horrific monsters spew forth from the ground.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

All covers by Ryan Sook unless otherwise stated.

Alternate Issue #5 Cover[edit | edit source]

Solicitation Cover

For the solicitations, the cover of issue #5 was modified to keep the reveal of issue #4 a secret. Shortly after the publication of issue #4, the true cover was revealed.

B.P.R.D. Publication Order
Preceded by
Exorcism
The Return of the Master
Followed by
1948
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