By Thomas E. Sniegoski
Hellboy, a bloodred, cloven-hoofed demon raised by means of the U.S. govt, is a most sensible box agent for the Bureau for Paranormal study and protection. He questions the unknown -- then beats it into submission.
Religious artifacts from each religion are disappearing with no hint. The identification of the offender is a whole secret until eventually Hellboy and Liz Sherman -- performing on an not going tip from a ghost -- foil a museum heist tried through crude, robot constructs inhabited through human spirits.
One of those freed human spirits deals to assist Hellboy song down those that imprisoned him: a fanatical order of psychics captivated with making a new messiah, one who will result in a brand new level of evolution for mankind -- even if mankind is prepared or no longer. Now purely Hellboy and his colleagues stand among a weak humanity and an evil, vengeful god....