After an ancient truce existing between humankind and the invisible realm of the fantastic is broken, hell on earth is ready to erupt. A ruthless leader who treads the world above and the one below defies his bloodline and awakens an unstoppable army of creatures. Now, its up to the planets toughest, roughest superhero to battle the merciless dictator and his marauders. He may be red. He may be horned. He may be misunderstood. But when you need the job done right, its time to call Hellboy.<br />Along with his expanding team in the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense-pyrotechnic girlfriend Liz Sherman, aquatic empath Abe Sapien, and protoplasmic mystic Johann--the B.P.R.D. will travel between the surface strata and the unseen magical one, where creatures of fantasy become corporeal. And Hellboy, a creature of two worlds, whos accepted by neither, must choose between the life he knows and an unknown destiny that beckons him.