Hellsing

Title: Hellsing

Author: Kohta Hirano

Published: 1997

Genres: Action, Historical, Horror, Supernatural

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Verdict: High school and up.

Summary

There’s a secret organization somewhere in England created to defend the Queen and country from monsters of all sorts. Yes, it’s hard to believe in this day and age….but really, isn’t this the true age of monsters? Enter Hellsing, an agency, long in tooth, with the experience, know-how, and…er…equipment to handle the problems that arise when vampires, ghouls take on these dark forces. “What equipment?” you may say. How about another vampire, and a big pistol loaded with special silver bullets? That oughta do the trick. 

From Dark Horse Comics: https://www.darkhorse.com/Books/12-871/Hellsing-Volume-1-TPB

Content

Inappropriate Language: “Hellsing” “wanker” “goddamn” “fucking”

Violence and Gore: Many murders. Many, many gun shot wounds with blood. Severed limbs. Arms being stabbed through chests with explosions of blood. Heads being sliced in half and then a character drinking the dripping blood. Zombie bodies that have exposed spines and viscera. People being made into human pincushions from knives. More of the above and then some for the rest of the volume.

Sex and Nudity: Repeated references towards virginity.

Drugs and Alcohol: Some characters are seen smoking cigars.

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