Nancy Kilpatrick recently contributed the short story Sleepless in Manhattan to the Dark Horse Books Odder Jobs collection.
What is it you like about Hellboy?
Hellboy is a hero to everybody who feels like an outsider, including me. There are so many of us who know we are different but are still trying to have a life. Hellboy is like that. He’ll never be ‘normal’ and never be fully accepted by society (although his friends accept him, but then they are weird too!). Still, he keeps trying to be part of the world, despite knowing to his core that this is futile. And basically, he’s a good guy with decent values. He’s kind of a lovable big lug. Who could not like him? Well, maybe the bad guys