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His highly distinctive art was once called "German expressionism meets Jack Kirby." He is the creator of the extremely popular and highly praised Hellboy series about a paranormal investigator from hell, originally intended to be "Anung un Rama" the bringer of the apocalypse. Hellboy was made into a feature film in 2004 by director Guillermo del Toro. Mr. Mignola also provided his skills as an artist to the Disney feature film, "Atlantis: The Lost Empire" in 2001.
Mignola and the creator of the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga, Kazuki Takahashi, once participated in an art exchange. Takahashi, who is a fan of American comics, drew a picture of hellboy with Yugi Mutou's hairdo, a Millennium Puzzle, and a duel disk. Mignola drew a picture of Hellboy wearing a Millennium Puzzle and a Yugi T-Shirt, and the two exchanged their artwork.
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