The Warning

The Warning 1
Written by Mike Mignola
John Arcudi
Illustrated by Guy Davis
Colored by Dave Stewart
Lettered by Clem Robins
Edited by Scott Allie
Originally Published in B.P.R.D.: The Warning #1–5
Internal Numbering B.P.R.D. #46–50
Date Published July–November 2008
Trade Paperback B.P.R.D. – Volume 10: The Warning
Omnibus Edition B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs – Volume 4

This is Part One of the Scorched Earth Trilogy

The Warning is a five-issue miniseries. It follows Abe Sapien, Liz Sherman, Dr. Kate Corrigan, Johann Kraus and Panya as they try to find out the identity of the mysterious man who keeps appearing in Liz's dreams.

Publication HistoryEdit

The five-issue miniseries was published from July to November 2008. The story was collected together with Out of Reach in the trade paperback B.P.R.D.: The Warning in April 2009.


Part OneEdit

The first issue starts with the after-math of Killing Ground, then Panya, Johann Kraus, Kate Corrigan and Liz Sherman join in a medium session guided by Johann Kraus to connect with Lobster Johnson. This leaves them with a clue, "GILFRYD" is written in Lobster Johnson cards upon the wall.

Then Panya uses her psychic gifts to enter the mysterious man's mind and confirms him to be Martin Gilfryd and also reveals she has found the location of his lair.

Part TwoEdit

Abe is forced to give up his search for Daimio when Liz's mysterious gentleman proves more powerful than the B.P.R.D. had anticipated as they play further into his plans.

Part ThreeEdit

Stranded and missing a teammate, Abe, Kate, and Johann discover that the situation is far worse than they had thought, as another old enemy resurfaces.

Part FourEdit

Liz remains missing as the rest of the Bureau faces off against giant robots on the streets of Munich.

Part FiveEdit

Abe, Johann, and Kate discover that their old enemies have joined forces, threatening to shake the very foundations of the world.


B.P.R.D. Publication Order
Preceded by
The Ectoplasmic Man
The Warning
Followed by
The Black Goddess
The Scorched Earth Trilogy
Preceded by
Out of Reach
The Warning
Followed by
The Black Goddess
B.P.R.D. Trade Paperback Order
B.P.R.D. – Volume 10: The Warning
Preceded by
Out of Reach
The Warning
Followed by