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(June 2010)

Dark Horse, 2010 Series
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Price:
3.50 USD
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Dark Horse Comics [facing left]
Barcode:
761568170993 00111
Editing:
Scott Allie (editor); Samantha Robertson (associate editor); Daniel Chabon (assistant editor); Mike Richardson (publisher)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
6.6 in. X 10.2 in.
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Limited Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

"Number 7 in a Series" per title page. Per indicia: Copyright 2010 Michael Mignola. Printed by Cadmus Communications, Easton, PA, USA.


[Dave Johnson variant cover] (Table of Contents)

Abe Sapien / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Johnson (signed)
Inks:
Dave Johnson (signed)
Colors:
Dave Johnson (signed)
Letters:
Dave Johnson (signed); typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Johnson's incorporation of the story title into his artwork can be seen at various sites online that present the cover without trade dress, including an interview with Robot 6 at Comic-Book Resources.

[Title Page] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Peter Snejbjerg
Inks:
Peter Snejbjerg
Letters:
Amy Arendts (design); typeset

Characters:
Abe Sapien

Indexer Notes

The inside front cover has title, credits, and indicia with spot illustration.

The Abyssal Plain [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Mignola; John Arcudi
Pencils:
Peter Snejbjerg
Inks:
Peter Snejbjerg
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Clem Robins

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Iosif; Sal Tasso; Ugo Melchiorre (flashback); Capt. Sullivan
Synopsis:
1948: A Russian submarine carrying special cargo is lost under the Norwegian Sea.
1984: BPRD agents on a salvage ship arrive at the wreckage. Abe Sapien explains that it's thought to contain a helmet known as Melchiorre's Burgonet -- dating to the reign of Pope Clement VII and taken by the Soviets from the Nazis' store of occult relics after World War II.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title from inside from cover. It begins: "I suppose what it is that I'm trying to say, Polina..."

[Advertisements] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 6 pages (report information)

[Letters Page] (Table of Contents)

Hellmail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Allie (signed)
Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Allie provides replies and additional commentary.

Indexer Notes

Letter writers are David Bird and Alexis Rasimowicz.
Next Month box has cover detail from Baltimore: The Plague Ships (Dark Horse, 2010 series) #1.

Horsepower! June 2010 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Dave Johnson variant cover]
    Abe Sapien
  2. 1. [Title Page]
  3. 2. The Abyssal Plain [Part 1]
    Abe Sapien
  4. 3. [Advertisements]
  5. 4. [Letters Page]
    Hellmail
  6. 5. Horsepower! June 2010
    Horsepower
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