(February 2011)

Dark Horse, 2011 Series
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Price:
34.99 USD
Pages:
416
On-sale date:
2011-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Books
Brand:
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN:
9781595826091 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978159582609153499
Editing:
Scott Allie (Editor); Daniel Chabon (Assistant Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
17.5cm x 26.5cm;
Paper Stock:
coated stock pages
Binding:
hardcover

Plague of Frogs (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Colors:
Dave Stewart

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien

[Inside cover blurb] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Cast of characters] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Roger; Liz Sherman; Johann Kraus; Kate Corrigan

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Allie
Letters:
typeset

Book One Hollow Earth and Other Stories (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Colors:
Dave Stewart

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

Hollow Earth (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Colors:
Dave Stewart

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Hollow Earth (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 22 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

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.

Hollow Earth (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Liz Sherman; Roger the Homunculus; Kate Corrigan; Johann Kraus; Hellboy (flashback only); Trevor Bruttenholm (flashback only); other B.P.R.D. operatives; the King of Fear (first appearance; cameo)
Synopsis:
In search of Liz's fiery essence, the team travels through subterranean caverns; Abe recalls how Hellboy befriended him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits in this collection: "Pencils by Ryan Sook / Inks by Ryan Sook & Curtis Arnold". Title from inside front cover. Story begins: "Her skin is... hot."

Hollow Earth (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Liz Sherman; Hellboy (flashback only); Roger the Homunculus; Abe Sapien; Johann Kraus; the King of Fear; Kate Corrigan; other B.P.R.D. operatives
Synopsis:
Young Liz is befriended by Hellboy in flashback, while in the present day Abe, Roger, and Johann fight ancient Hyperborean creatures to rejoin Liz's spark with her body.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story begins: "Stay back... Stay away... I don't want to hurt anyone"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Hollow Earth [Prologue] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Kate Corrigan; Johann Kraus (origin, introduction)
Synopsis:
We learn how Johann became a disembodied ectoplasmic being.
Reprints:

Hollow Earth (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Mignola; Christopher Golden; Tom Sniegoski
Pencils:
Ryan Sook
Inks:
Ryan Sook; Curtis Arnold
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Dan Jackson

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
B.P.R.D. [Kate Corrigan]; Johann Kraus
Synopsis:
B.P.R.D. is reviewing the case of a medium that contacted a Chinese ghost.
Reprints:

Hollow Earth (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Kate Corrigan; Johann Kraus (origin)
Synopsis:
We learn how Johann became a disembodied ectoplasmic being.
Reprints:

The Killer in My Skull & Abe Sapien Versus Science (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Colors:
Dave Stewart

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

The Killer in My Skull (Table of Contents)

Lobster Johnson / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mignola
Pencils:
Matt Smith
Inks:
Ryan Sook
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
adventure; historical; horror-suspense
Characters:
Lobster Johnson [The Lobster] (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Lobster and his aide investigate the deaths of scientists who worked for Zinco-Davis Laboratories.
Reprints:

Abe Sapien Versus Science (Table of Contents)

Abe Sapien / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mignola
Pencils:
Matt Smith
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Reprints:

Drums of the Dead (Table of Contents)

Abe Sapien / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

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
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

Story begins: "It always starts with sharks."

Book Two The Soul of Venice and Other Stories (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Colors:
Dave Stewart

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Johann Kraus; Liz Sherman; Abe Sapien; Roger
Reprints:

The Soul of Venice (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Michael Avon Oeming
Inks:
Michael Avon Oeming
Colors:
Matt Hollingsworth

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

The Soul Of Venice (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Miles Hunter; Michael Avon Oeming; Mike Mignola
Pencils:
Michael Avon Oeming
Inks:
Michael Avon Oeming
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Ken Bruzenak

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart

Characters:
Abe Sapien

Dark Waters (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Dark Waters (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Augustyn
Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Michelle Madsen

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Constable Annie Rachham; Reverend Lucas Shaw; Pastor Blackwood
Reprints:

Night Train (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Scott Kolins (signed)
Inks:
Scott Kolins (signed)
Colors:
Dave Stewart

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Night Train (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Geoff Johns; Scott Kolins
Pencils:
Scott Kolins
Inks:
Scott Kolins
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title appear on credits page only. First line of dialogue is: "He has no place left to run."

There's Something Under My Bed (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Adam Pollina
Inks:
Adam Pollina
Colors:
Dave Stewart

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

There's Something Under My Bed (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Harris
Pencils:
Adam Pollina
Inks:
Guillermo Zubiaga
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Johann Kraus; Liz Sherman
Synopsis:
Children have been disappearing from their bedrooms under circumstances so mysterious that local police call in the BPRD. The kids find cold comfort from fishman Abe Sapien and the disembodied ghost of Johann Kraus-- but when the innocent fantasy world of monsters and magic they used to enjoy becomes engulfed in terror and nightmares, the bizarre strangers who show up to help don't seem quite so scary after all.
Reprints:

Another Day at the Office (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mignola
Pencils:
Cameron Stewart
Inks:
Cameron Stewart
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Michael Heisler

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
B.P.R.D. [Abe Sapien; Johann Kraus; Rachel Turner]; Robert Huntley; Yegor Kurya
Reprints:

Plague of Frogs (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Colors:
Dave Stewart

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Liz Sherman; Abe Sapien; Johann Kraus; Roger
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Chapter One (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart

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

Plague of Frogs (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mignola
Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Clem Robins

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Dr. Kate Corrigan; Liz Sherman; Roger; Johann Kraus
Reprints:

Chapter Two (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Roger the Homunculus
Reprints:

Plague of Frogs (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mignola
Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Clem Robins

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Dr. Kate Corrigan; Liz Sherman; Roger; Johann Kraus
Reprints:

Chapter Three (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart

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

Plague of Frogs (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mignola
Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Clem Robins

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Dr. Kate Corrigan; Liz Sherman; Roger; Johann Kraus
Reprints:

Chapter Four (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Liz Sherman
Reprints:

Plague of Frogs (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mignola
Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Clem Robins

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Dr. Kate Corrigan; Liz Sherman; Roger the Homunculus; Johann Kraus
Reprints:

Chapter Five (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart

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

Plague of Frogs (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mignola
Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Clem Robins

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Abe Sapien; Dr. Kate Corrigan; Liz Sherman; Roger the Homunculus; Johann Kraus
Reprints:

Afterword (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Mignola
Letters:
typeset

Hollow Earth Sketchbook (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / illustration / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Allie
Pencils:
Mike Mignola; Ryan Sook
Colors:
none; Ryan Sook
Letters:
Mike Mignola; typeset

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense

The Soul of Venice and Other Stories Sketchbook (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / illustration / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Allie; Scott Kolins; Michael Avon Oeming; Joe Harris; Guy Davis; Cameron Stewart
Pencils:
Scott Kolins; Michael Avon Oeming; Adam Pollina; Guy Davis; Cameron Stewart
Inks:
Scott Kolins; Michael Avon Oeming; Cameron Stewart
Letters:
typeset; Guy Davis

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense

Plague of Frogs Sketchbook (Table of Contents)

B.P.R.D. / illustration / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Allie
Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Letters:
typeset; Guy Davis

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense

Recommended Dark Horse Reading (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ads for The Marquis, Predator Omnibus, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Rapture

Hellboy by Mike Mignola (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mike Mignola; Guy Davis / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Mike Mignola

[back cover] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Guy Davis
Inks:
Guy Davis
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Plague of Frogs
    B.P.R.D.
  2. 1. [Inside cover blurb]
  3. 2. [Cast of characters]
    B.P.R.D.
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Introduction
  6. 5. Book One Hollow Earth and Other Stories
    B.P.R.D.
  7. 6. Hollow Earth
    B.P.R.D.
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Hollow Earth
    B.P.R.D.
  10. 9. Hollow Earth
    B.P.R.D.
  11. 10. Hollow Earth
    B.P.R.D.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Hollow Earth [Prologue]
    B.P.R.D.
  14. 13. Hollow Earth
    B.P.R.D.
  15. 14. Hollow Earth
    B.P.R.D.
  16. 15. The Killer in My Skull & Abe Sapien Versus Science
    B.P.R.D.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. The Killer in My Skull
    Lobster Johnson
  19. 18. Abe Sapien Versus Science
    Abe Sapien
  20. 19. Drums of the Dead
    Abe Sapien
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
  22. 21. Drums of the Dead
    Abe Sapien
  23. 22. Book Two The Soul of Venice and Other Stories
    B.P.R.D.
  24. 23. The Soul of Venice
    B.P.R.D.
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. The Soul Of Venice
    B.P.R.D.
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    B.P.R.D.
  28. 27. Dark Waters
    B.P.R.D.
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
  30. 29. Dark Waters
    B.P.R.D.
  31. 30. Night Train
    B.P.R.D.
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. Night Train
    B.P.R.D.
  34. 33. There's Something Under My Bed
    B.P.R.D.
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. There's Something Under My Bed
    B.P.R.D.
  37. 36. Another Day at the Office
    B.P.R.D.
  38. 37. Plague of Frogs
    B.P.R.D.
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
  40. 39. Chapter One
    B.P.R.D.
  41. 40. Plague of Frogs
    B.P.R.D.
  42. 41. Chapter Two
    B.P.R.D.
  43. 42. Plague of Frogs
    B.P.R.D.
  44. 43. Chapter Three
    B.P.R.D.
  45. 44. Plague of Frogs
    B.P.R.D.
  46. 45. Chapter Four
    B.P.R.D.
  47. 46. Plague of Frogs
    B.P.R.D.
  48. 47. Chapter Five
    B.P.R.D.
  49. 48. Plague of Frogs
    B.P.R.D.
  50. 49. Afterword
  51. 50. Hollow Earth Sketchbook
    B.P.R.D.
  52. 51. The Soul of Venice and Other Stories Sketchbook
    B.P.R.D.
  53. 52. Plague of Frogs Sketchbook
    B.P.R.D.
  54. 53. Recommended Dark Horse Reading
  55. 54. Hellboy by Mike Mignola
    Hellboy
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
    Mike Mignola; Guy Davis
  57. 56. [back cover]
    B.P.R.D.
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