The Make-A-Wish Foundation contacted FX house Spectral Motion with a unique request from a little boy: he wanted to meet Hellboy. And maybe become him as well. And so young Zachary came to the Spectral Motion offices where he found Hellboy himself - Ron Perlman had returned to wear the make-up and outfit, and he had a big burgers, fries and shakes lunch with Zachary.
When that was done, Zach got in the make-up chair and Spectral Motion gave him his own make-up job.
Did we ever doubt that Hellboy was a real hero? We may never get a Hellboy 3, but maybe this is inspiring enough: