Published: December 13, 2006
Hardcover: 96 pages
Mike Mignola takes Hellboy on a monster-crunching mission and Gary Gianni provides illustrations for a classic tale of South Seas horror by William Hope Hodgson in this fourth addition to Dark Horse’s Eisner-nominated books of Hauntings, Witchcraft, and The Dead.
Along with Mignola and Gianni, Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson–who won Eisners in both 2004 and 2005 for their stories in Hauntings and Witchcraft–return to unveil a new painted story starring everyone’s favorite evil-fighting strays. Also included is an homage to the great creature comics of Jack Kirby, by Kurt Busiek and Keith Giffen, and many more terrifying yarns by some of the most talented folks in comics!
Writers: Mike Mignola, Kurt Busiek, Sarah Dyer, Leah Moore, John Reppion, Scott Allie, William Hope Hodgson, Arvid Nelson, Evan Dorkin.
Artists: Mike Mignola, Keith Giffen, Timothy Green II, Jill Thompson, Paul Lee, Gary Gianni, Juan Ferreyra, Brian Horton, and more.
Moore & Reppion contributed the story “The Horror Beneath” which was drawn by Timothy Green II.