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Hell on Earth (Story Cycle)
Story Cycle - Hell on Earth
Story by Mike Mignola
John Arcudi
Scott Allie
Cameron Stewart
Art by Guy Davis
Tyler Crook
James Harren
Cameron Stewart
Laurence Campbell
Originally Published in New World – Ongoing
Date Published August 2010 – Present
Collected in B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth trade paperbacks

Hell on Earth is the name of the second cycle of the ongoing B.P.R.D. stories.

The Plague of Frogs cycle concluded with King of Fear. All subsequent B.P.R.D. mini-series concerned with the ongoing plotline bear the title 'Hell on Earth' in addition to the title of the miniseries/arc. Hell on Earth will conclude with B.P.R.D. #147.

Stories PublishedEdit

Upcoming StoriesEdit

  • End of Days #1–5 (September 2015 – January 2016)


Guy Davis had been the ongoing artist for B.P.R.D. since the miniseries Plague of Frogs, however upon the conclusion of the miniseries Gods he announced he would be leaving to work on other projects.

At the same time, Tyler Crook was announced as the new ongoing artist, though not quite in the same capacity that Davis had been. During Davis's run as the ongoing artist, he was solely responsible for the ongoing stories, however has been sharing these duties with other semi-regular artists. Since then James Harren and Laurence Campbell have joined the become B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth team as ongoing artists alongside Crook.

As of The Devil's Wings Laurence Campbell has been made the cover artist for B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth and will be to the end. Both Tyler Crook and James Harren have since moved on to their own creator-owned series, Harrow County and Rumble, respectively.

Other artists to have worked on the series include Jason Latour (The Pickens County Horror), Max Fiumara (The Transformation of J.H. O'Donnell), Peter Snejbjerg (A Cold Day in Hell and Nowhere, Nothing, Never), Joe Querio (The Broken Equation), and Julián Totino Tedesco (Modern Prometheus).

Cameron Stewart is both writer and artist on the Ashley Strode stories. Only one has been written so far, 2012's Exorcism, but there is at least one more planned.

Side Stories and the Switch to Ongoing SeriesEdit

In 2012 B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth experimented with releasing multiple titles in a single month, always with one issue focused on the ongoing plotline with the occasional additional issue focusing on side stories. These stories were not written with John Arcudi and featured contributions from various artists. Scott Allie has said that these stories are not stand-alone stories, that they will contribute in big ways to the overall plot of Hell on Earth, but their contribution won't be as immediately apparent.

From Halloween 2012, B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth became an ongoing series with The Return of the Master #3 becoming #100. This change means the series will come out on a regular monthly schedule with no more side stories coming out in the same month, as had become the norm in the first half of 2012.


Hell on Earth is collected in its own line of trade paperbacks to make it distinct from the previous cycle and flashback stories.

BPRD Hell on Earth Trade Collections

The eleven B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth trade paperbacks so far.

The entire Hell on Earth cycle will likely be collected in omnibus editions eventually, but these will not come out until the entire cycle is finished. Hell on Earth is planned to be longer than Plague of Frogs.

B.P.R.D. Story Cycle
Preceded by
Plague of Frogs
Hell on Earth
Followed by

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