There are many works that share the title of Hellboy, all in the same franchise.Hellboy is one of the more successful franchises to come from Dark Horse Comics, and has earned Mike Mignola a great deal of recognition in the comics world. Surprisingly, despite the explosion of additional material, nearly every piece of the comic continuity manages to link back to a larger narrative.Has nothing at all to do with Hell Girl.
Works in the Hellboy franchise:
- Hellboy, the original comic. (Actually, over a score of comics miniseries and one-shots telling an ongoing story.)
- The spinoff series B.P.R.D..
- Many other spinoff comics, featuring Abe Sapien, Lobster Johnson, Sledgehammer 44, BPRD: Vampire, and others.
- Hellboy and Hellboy II: The Golden Army, two live-action films directed by Guillermo del Toro.
- Hellboy Animated: Two straight-to-video animated movies (the planned third one was canceled) which are closer in spirit to the comics but feature the movie actors reprising their roles. There are also several mini-comics set in the Animated continuity.
- A large assortment of novels and anthologies.
- A Tabletop RPG, the Hellboy Sourcebook and Roleplaying Game.
- Two video games.
- At least two humor spinoffs, Li'l Hellboy and Hellboy, Jr.
- A few art books.