The Dark Horse Book of Hauntings
Hardcover Anthology, First Edition
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Publication Date: August 2003
Cover Price: $14.95 USD
Ordering info: TFAW, Amazon
Description: Dark Horse's horror line launches its new prestige format with this hardcover book filled with original short stories by some of the most respected names in comics. The longest story in The Dark Horse Book of Hauntings is also Mike Mignola's only new Hellboy adventure in 2003! Come along as Hellboy investigates a haunted house and discovers his own unexpected connection to the spirits within.
P. Craig Russell (Sandman, Murder Mysteries) adapts Dark Horse publisher Mike Richardson's story about a child who leads friends and family into an abandoned house, and Paul Chadwick and his longtime Concrete editor Randy Stradley team up for a creepy short about a haunted suit. In the strangest entry in the book, Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother) and Evan Dorkin (Hectic Planet) recount the legend of a haunted doghouse.
With a Victorian ghost story illustrated by Gary Gianni, and an interview with real-life sťance medium L.L. Dreller, plus a new Devil's Footprints story and outstanding contributions from international artists Uli Oesterle (Germany) and Lucas Maragnon (Mexico), this is the ultimate book for horror-comics enthusiasts and fans of fantastic artwork.
"Hellboy: Dr. Carp's Experiment": Story and art by Mike Mignola; Colors by Dave Stewart; Letters by Clem Robins.
This anthology also includes the non-Hellboy items: "Gone," "Thurnley Abbey," "The Small Favor," "Forever," "The House in the Corner," "Spirit Rescue," "Lies, Death, and Olfactory Delusions," and "Stray."
Cover by Gary Gianni; Cover design and colors by Jim Keegan; Editing by Scott Allie; Assistant editing by Matt Dryer; Associate editing by Shawna Ervin-Gore; Design by Mark Cox, David Nestelle, Lia Ribacchi, Lani Schreibstein; Art direction by Mark Cox; Published by Mike Richardson.
Format: Hardcover anthology; Full-color art.
Size: Approximately 6-1/4" x 9-1/4".
US Ship Date: [August 27, 2003]
Collection info: The story "Hellboy: Dr. Carp's Experiment" has not been collected yet.
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