Hellboy: Odd jobs

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Dark Horse Comics, 1999 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 212 pages
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Following the success of the 1996 illustrated novel Hellboy: The Lost Army, Dark Horse commissioned writer Christopher Golden (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Of Saints and Shadows) to gather some of the brightest creative lights in horror and mystery fiction to produce a prose anthology of Hellboy short stories, presenting original tales of the world's greatest paranormal investigator. The talented team behind this collection includes Brian Hodge (Wild Horses), Poppy Z. Brite (Lost Souls, Exquisite Corpse), Nancy A. Collins (Sunglasses After Dark), Greg Rucka (Keeper), Chet Williamson (Searchers: City of Iron), legendary horror/humor cartoonist Gahan Wilson, and many more. Profusely illustrated by Hellboy creator and Eisner and Harvey award-winner Mike Mignola, Odd Jobs will appeal to horror lovers and discriminating fans of great graphic fiction.

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Review: Hellboy: Odd Jobs (Hellboy: Odd Jobs #1)

User Review  - Joel - Goodreads

This is actually a collection of short stories featuring Hellboy by various authors. This collection is a mixed bag. There are some great stories and some real stinkers. Read full review

Review: Hellboy: Odd Jobs (Hellboy: Odd Jobs #1)

User Review  - Crista Nimmerichter - Goodreads

I am a fan of Hellboy and a fan of short stories, so this was a book that I thoroughly enjoyed. As these were stories written by different people, centered on the main character, Hellboy, some of the ... Read full review



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Mike Mignola is one of the most celebrated comic artists in the world today. His Hellboy series has earned numerous awards, critical raves and popular attention. Hellboy also boasts an extensive product line which includes video games, action figures, and apparel. The high-visibility of the Hellboy series and its built-in fan base suggests that a Spanish translation of his work will be a welcome addition to readers. Hellboy is now a major motion picture from Revolution Studios (Release date 4/2004). The film garnered rave reviews and soared to the top of the box office on its opening weekend. The Hellboy feature is directed by one of Mexico's leading filmmakers, Guillermo del Toro, and therefore has received broad coverage in Spanish language publications and other media geared to Hispanic audiences. PREMIOS DEL AUTOR/AUTHOR AWARDS: 2004 Eisner Award Winner for ?Best Comics-Related Book, ? The Art of Hellboy; 2003 Eisner Award Winner for ?Best Humor Publication, ? The Amazing Screw-On Head; 2002 Eisner Award Winner for ?Best Limited Series, ? Hellboy: Conqueror Worm; 2000 Harvey Award Winner for ?Best Artist, ? Hellboy: Box Full of Evil; 1997 Eisner Award Winner for ?Best Writer/Arist, ? Hellboy: Wake the Devil; 1996 Harvey Award Winner for ?Best Artist, ? Hellboy series; 1995 Harvey Award Winner for ?Best Artist, ? Hellboy: Seed of Destruction; 1995 Eisner Award Winner for ?Best Writer/Artist, ? and ?Best Graphic Album, ? Hellboy: Seed of Destruction

Christopher Golden is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as "Wildwood Road", "The Boys Are Back in Town", "Of Saints and Shadows", and the "Body of Evidence" thriller series. He has cowritten a number of novels and comic books set in the worlds of the television series "Buffy the Vampire Slaye"r and "Angel". There are more than eight million copies of his books in print. He lives in Massachusetts with his family.