(June 2010)

Dark Horse, 2010 Series
Price:
3.50 USD
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Dark Horse Comics [facing left]
Barcode:
76156817344400111
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 is a variant of Abe Sapien: The Abyssal Plain (Dark Horse, 2010 series) #1 [Standard Cover].

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

1 in 5 variant.


[Peter Snejbjerg variant cover] (Table of Contents)

Abe Sapien / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Peter Snejbjerg
Inks:
Peter Snejbjerg
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Occult; Adventure
Characters:
Abe Sapien
Reprints:

[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:
Occult; Adventure
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)

advertisement / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
various
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
various
Letters:
various

Indexer Notes

Pgs. 9, 10, 17, 18, 31, & 32 of the publication contain advertisements for, respectively, the videogame Mass Effect 2 from Electronic Arts, the Janet Evanovich novels Metro Girl and Motor Mouth from HarperCollins Publishers, the Evanovich hardcover Wicked Appetite from St. Martin's Press, the magazine Dark Discoveries, the Hero Initiative limited edition of The Overstreet Comic-Book Price Guide #40 from Gemstone Publishing, and the videogame Dead to Rights: Retribution from Namco Bandai Games.

[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)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter; ?
Pencils:
Michael Komarck (Solar); ? (photos)
Inks:
Michael Komarck (Solar); ? (photos)
Colors:
Michael Komarck (Solar); ? (photos)
Letters:
? (design); typeset

Indexer Notes

Shooter talks about his childhood love of science and comics in the essay "Growing Up Solar" with detail from cover to Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom (Dark Horse, 2010 series) #1. Page also includes Dark Horse Comics masthead and "You Love Comics! We Love Comics, Too!" entries on colorist Wes Dzioba and retailer / con organizer Jim Demonakos.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Peter Snejbjerg 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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