(July 2010)

Dark Horse, 2010 Series
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Price:
3.50 USD
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Dark Horse Comics [facing left]
Barcode:
?
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

"Number 8 in a Series" per title page. Per indicia: Copyright 2010 Michael Mignola. Printed by Cadmus Communications, Easton, PA, USA.


[no title] (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 at Comics Alliance.

[Title Page] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Abyssal Plain [Part 2] (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; Dr. Borzov; Vasily; Sal Tasso; Capt. Sullivan; Iosif (flashback); Miss Varvara (flashback)
Synopsis:
Abe Sapien has recovered Melchiorre's Burgonet, but the zombie of a Russian soldier guarding it, Iosif, followed him and a Soviet vessel is bearing down on their location. The mysterious Miss Varvara's tasking of Iosif with the mission is seen in flashback.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title from inside from cover. It begins: "Well, Vasily, we'll be at the submarine very soon."

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

advertisement / 5 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 Ryan, Marcus Koppers, Mark Gonzales, and Paul.
On Sale Now box has cover detail from Hellboy: The Storm (Dark Horse, 2010 series) #1.

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

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

What Makes a Hero? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Join the B.P.R.D.! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title]
    Abe Sapien
  2. 1. [Title Page]
  3. 2. The Abyssal Plain [Part 2]
    Abe Sapien
  4. 3. [Advertisements]
  5. 4. [Letters Page]
    Hellmail
  6. 5. Horsepower! July 2010
    Horsepower
  7. 6. What Makes a Hero?
    Join the B.P.R.D.!
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