Courtesy of our friends at Dark Horse Comics, ComicsAlliance is pleased to bring you an exclusive preview of Hellboy: The Sleeping and the Dead #2, completing the two-part tale by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and artist Scott Hampton. Another in a line of classic Hellboy short stories that's sure to lead to something massive down the road, The Sleeping and the Dead is Mignola's first collaboration with the esteemed Hampton, known for his work on the original Books of Magic as well as The Sandman Presents: Lucifer. This issue goes on sale February 2, and you can check out an exclusive preview after the jump.

Hellboy: The Sleeping and the Dead #2
Hellboy is trapped in a dark basement littered with bones and small coffins, and the only way out is through the floating creature of death!

For the first time, Mike Mignola teams up with artist Scott Hampton (Batman, The Sandman Presents: Lucifier) for this gothic tale.

* Classic vampire horror!

* The exciting conclusion!

Writer: Mike Mignola
Artist: Scott Hampton
Colorist: Dave Stewart
Cover Artist: Mike Mignola
Publication Date: February 02, 2011
Format: FC, 32 pages
Price: $3.50