The Dark Horse Book of the Dead
Hardcover Anthology, First Edition
Publisher: Dark Horse Books
Publication Date: June 2005
Cover Price: $14.95 USD
Ordering info: TFAW, Amazon
Description: Mike Mignola presents a Hellboy yarn combining Shakespeare and graverobbing in this follow-up to The Dark Horse Book of Hauntings and The Dark Horse Book of Witchcraft. Also returning in this volume are Jill Thompson, who won a 2004 Eisner for her painted work in Hauntings, and her collaborator Evan Dorkin, with another occult canine adventure.
New additions for this volume include Goon creator Eric Powell, celebrated BPRD artist Guy Davis, and horror artist Kelley Jones. Cover artist Gary Gianni also returns-- mixing prose with comics, with a rare tale by the man ultimately responsible for Dark Horse's biggest hit in years-- Conan creator Robert E. Howard.
"Hellboy: The Ghoul": Story and art by Mike Mignola; Colors by Dave Stewart; Letters by Clem Robins.
This anthology also includes the non-Hellboy items: "The Hungry Ghosts," "Old Garfield's Heart," "The Ditch," "Death Boy," "The Wallace Expedition," "Queen of Darkness," "Kago No Tori," "The Magicians," and "Let Sleeping Dogs Lie."
Cover by Gary Gianni; Cover design and colors by Jim Keegan; Editing by Scott Allie; Assistant editing by Matt Dryer; Design by Joshua Elliott; Art direction by Lia Ribacchi; Published by Mike Richardson.
Format: Hardcover anthology; Full-color art.
Size: Approximately 6-1/4" x 9-1/4".
US Ship Date: [May 18, 2005]
Collection info: The story "Hellboy: The Ghoul" has not been collected yet.
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