(January 2002)

Dark Horse, 2002 Series
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2.99 USD; 4.50 CAD
Pages:
36
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Editing:
Scott Allie; Mike Carriglitto (assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S. (6.6" x 10.1")
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Matte interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Limited Series

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Lia Ribacchi (typography)

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Roger the Homunculus; Johann Kraus
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover is redrawn nearly exactly for collected editions.

[Title Page] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Mignola (clip art)
Inks:
Mike Mignola (clip art)
Letters:
Lia Ribacchi (design; typography)

Synopsis:
The inside front cover presents the credits, indicia, logo, and clip art of B.P.R.D. insignia.

Hollow Earth [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mignola; Christopher Golden; Tom Sniegoski
Pencils:
Ryan Sook
Inks:
Ryan Sook
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Clem Robins

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Liz Sherman; Kate Corrigan; Johann Kraus (see notes); Hellboy (flashback only); Tom Manning; Abe Sapien; Roger the Homunculus; other B.P.R.D. operatives
Synopsis:
Abe Sapien receives a vision of former agent Liz Sherman pleading for help. The BPRD sends a team including new recruit Johann Kraus to her last known whereabouts, a remote arctic monastery.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title from inside front cover. Story begins: "The Ural Mountains, above the Arctic Circle." Johann Kraus first appeared in a prologue to this story that ran in Dark Horse Extra (Dark Horse, 1998 series) #42-44, reprinted in the Hollow Earth collection; this is his first appearance in a comic book.

[Letters Pages] (Table of Contents)

Hellmail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Allie [as Scott Stuart Allie]
Letters:
Lia Ribacchi (layout; typography)

Synopsis:
Allie provides replies and additional commentary.

Indexer Notes

Letter writers are Chad Woody; Michael Ring; Dietmar Althaus; Paul Dale Roberts; Sacha; Dave Land; Matthew Gunn; Derek Fridolfs. The Next Issue box has artwork from cover to #2.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    B.P.R.D.
  2. 1. [Title Page]
  3. 2. Hollow Earth [Part 1]
    B.P.R.D.
  4. 3. [Letters Pages]
    Hellmail
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Brian Saner Lamken
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Brian Saner Lamken