"Seed of Destruction!" Collects Hellboy: Seed of Destruction (1994) #1-4 and San Diego Comic Con Comics (1992) #2 (4-page story). Story and art by Mike MIgnola. Script by John Byrne. This is the book that inspired the major motion picture. "Hellboy is a brilliant example of how to elevate the comic of the future to a higher literary level while achieving a higher pitch of excitement." Robert Bloch, from his introduction.