([November] 1995)

Dark Horse, 1995 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
4.95 USD; 6.95 CAD
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1995-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Comics
Brand
Dark Horse Comics; Legend
ISBN
1-56971-094-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781569710944 50495
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Scott Allie (credited) (collection editor); Barbara Kesel (credited) (serial editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock glossy cover; glossy interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Per indicia: Copyright 1995 Michael Mignola. Printed in Canada. "Special thanks to John Byrne." // Month of release from Dark Horse website.

This is the fifth Hellboy comic book, after the four-issue series Hellboy: Seed of Destruction (Dark Horse, 1994 series). As of this issue, gray issue numbers appear on the inside front cover of every "definitive" Hellboy comic book next to the logo, continuing the numbering from Seed of Destruction, despite each one-shot and limited series having its own unique indicia title and issue numbers. Next is Hellboy: The Corpse and the Iron Shoes (Dark Horse, 1996 series).

Collects the titular story from Dark Horse Comics Presents (Dark Horse, 1986 series) #88-91 in color. "St. August" in indicia but "Saint August" on cover. See issue's Reprint Notes for trade-paperback and hardcover appearances of the story.
Awards

The Wolves of Saint August (Table of Contents)

Hellboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Mignola (credited) (signed as Mignola)
Inks
Mike Mignola (credited) (signed as Mignola)
Colors
James Sinclair ?
Letters
Kevin Nowlan (logo); Cary Grazzini (credited) (design); typeset

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Hellboy
Reprints

Hellboy 5 (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Kevin Nowlan (logo); Cary Grazzini (credited) (design); typeset

Indexer Notes

The inside front cover has logo and credits against unknown vintage art.

The Wolves of Saint August (Table of Contents: 2)

Hellboy / comic story / 41 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Mignola (credited)
Pencils
Mike Mignola (credited)
Inks
Mike Mignola (credited)
Colors
James Sinclair (credited)
Letters
Pat Brosseau (credited); Mike Mignola (see Notes)

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Hellboy; Father Edward Kelly (introduction; death); William Grenier (introduction; death); Dr. Kate Corrigan (introduction); Philip of Bayeux (flashback)
Synopsis
In her first field mission for the BPRD, Dr. Kate Corrigan accompanies Hellboy to the Balkan village of Griart, where the pair investigates a massacre that claimed the life of HB's old friend Father Kelly. She thinks the place might actually be the cursed town of St. August. Ghost sightings and a giant-werewolf smackdown ensue.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mignola hand-drew some display lettering and balloons. Story is printed in color for the first time with "eight new pages and some odd panels to smooth out some of the rough spots" per Mignola's notes.

Cover Gallery [Title] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Mike Mignola (credited) (signed as Mike Mignola)
Letters
Cary Grazzini (credited) (design); typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mignola offers notes on the story and covers.

[Dark Horse Presents #88 Cover] (Table of Contents: 4)

Hellboy / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola (credited) (signed as Mignola)
Inks
Mike Mignola (credited) (signed as Mignola)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited as Matthew Hollingsworth)

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Hellboy
Reprints

[Dark Horse Presents #89 Cover] (Table of Contents: 5)

Hellboy / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola (credited)
Inks
Mike Mignola (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited as Matthew Hollingsworth)

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Hellboy
Reprints

[Dark Horse Presents #90 Cover] (Table of Contents: 6)

Hellboy / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola (credited) (signed as Mignola)
Inks
Mike Mignola (credited) (signed as Mignola)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited as Matthew Hollingsworth)

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Reprints

[Dark Horse Presents #91 Cover] (Table of Contents: 7)

Hellboy / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola (credited) (signed as Mignola)
Inks
Mike Mignola (credited) (signed as Mignola)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited as Matthew Hollingsworth)

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Hellboy
Reprints

[Unused Dark Horse Presents #91 Cover] (Table of Contents: 8)

Hellboy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola (credited) (signed as Mignola)
Inks
Mike Mignola (credited) (signed as Mignola)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited as Matthew Hollingsworth)

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Hellboy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

first idea for cover of Dark Horse Presents #91

When Strangeness Threatens to Engulf the World, A Strange Man Will Come to Save It (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Dark Horse Comics, Inc. (Table of Contents: 10)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Cary Grazzini (credited) (design); typeset

Indexer Notes

The inside back cover has company masthead and indicia.

[Hellboy and William Grenier] (Table of Contents: 11)

Hellboy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola (credited)
Inks
Mike Mignola (credited)
Letters
Cary Grazzini (credited) (design)

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Hellboy; William Grenier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The back cover has a panel reproduction against an image of Hellboy.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wolves of Saint August
    Hellboy
  2. 1. Hellboy 5
  3. 2. The Wolves of Saint August
    Hellboy
  4. 3. Cover Gallery [Title]
  5. 4. [Dark Horse Presents #88 Cover]
    Hellboy
  6. 5. [Dark Horse Presents #89 Cover]
    Hellboy
  7. 6. [Dark Horse Presents #90 Cover]
    Hellboy
  8. 7. [Dark Horse Presents #91 Cover]
    Hellboy
  9. 8. [Unused Dark Horse Presents #91 Cover]
    Hellboy
  10. 9. When Strangeness Threatens to Engulf the World, A Strange Man Will Come to Save It
    Hellboy
  11. 10. Dark Horse Comics, Inc.
  12. 11. [Hellboy and William Grenier]
    Hellboy
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