Creativity comes from many places, isolation has given talented people a place of reflection. Mike Mignola: The Quarantine Sketchbook is the product of coronavirus quarantine. Mignola’s daily sketches are collected in one giant volume. Mignola like every other great artist is known by his last name. If you are buying a Mignola you know exactly what you are getting. He is the H.P. Lovecraft of comic books.
During the coronavirus quarantine, legendary Hellboy creator Mike Mignola posted original pencil sketches online and auctioned off the art to raise money for José Andres’ World Central Kitchen. The sketches went viral and were the talk of the comics internet.
This new, oversized hardcover collection is a must-have for Mignola readers and art fans alike. The book features an introduction by Mignola, alongside sketches of Hellboy, beloved and unexpected pop culture characters, macabre chess pieces, gothic vegetable creatures, strange vampires, and more.
Mike Mignola is best known as the award-winning creator/writer/artist of Hellboy, although he began working as a professional cartoonist in the early 1980s, drawing “a little bit of everything for just about everybody.” He was also a production designer on the Disney film Atlantis: The Lost Empire and visual consultant to Guillermo del Toro on both Blade 2 and the film version of Hellboy. Mignola lives in southern California with his wife, daughter, and cat.
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Fun Fact: Mike Mignola worked as an illustrator for Francis Ford Coppola’s 1992 film Bram Stoker’s Dracula.