(March 1998)

Dark Horse, 1998 Series
 
Price:
2.95 USD; 4.15 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Brand:
Dark Horse Comics [facing left]
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Scott Allie
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Per indicia: Copyright 1998 Michael Mignola. Printed in Canada.


[Front Cover] (Table of Contents)

Abe Sapien / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Mignola (signed)
Inks:
Mike Mignola (signed)
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Mike Mignola (design); Cary Grazzini (design); typeset

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Hellboy (inset)
Reprints:

[Credits] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Letters:
Mike Mignola (design); Cary Grazzini (design); typeset

Indexer Notes

The inside front cover has logo, credits, and indicia with fish skeleton from back cover.

Drums of the Dead (Table of Contents)

Abe Sapien / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian McDonald
Pencils:
Derek Thompson
Inks:
Derek Thompson
Colors:
James Sinclair (guides); Dave Stewart (separations); Michelle Madsen (separations)
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Tom Manning; Garrett Omatta (introduction)
Synopsis:
Abe Sapien and psychic Garrett Omatta are sent by the B.P.R.D. to investigate shark attacks and apparent possession aboard a ship that travels an old slave-trade route.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title from inside front cover. Story begins: "It always starts with sharks."

Heads (Table of Contents)

Hellboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mignola
Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Colors:
Dave Stewart (guides, separations); Michelle Madsen (separations)
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Hellboy
Synopsis:
Hellboy outwits Japanese demons one night in Kyoto.
Reprints:

Coming in August (Table of Contents)

Hellboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Letters:
Kevin Nowlan (logo); Mike Mignola (design); Cary Grazzini (design); typeset

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Hellboy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The inside back cover promotes the upcoming Hellboy: The Chained Coffin and Others trade paperback.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

Abe Sapien / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Mignola (signed)
Inks:
Mike Mignola (signed)
Letters:
Mike Mignola (design); Cary Grazzini (design)

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Front Cover]
    Abe Sapien
  2. 1. [Credits]
  3. 2. Drums of the Dead
    Abe Sapien
  4. 3. Heads
    Hellboy
  5. 4. Coming in August
    Hellboy
  6. 5. [Back Cover]
    Abe Sapien
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