Hellboy: odder jobs

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Dark Horse Books, Oct 6, 2004 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 248 pages
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As part of the ongoing Dark Horse celebration of Hellboy in 2004, Christopher Golden (author of the Hellboy novels The Lost Army and The Bones of Giants) has brought together a stellar array of talents to further the Hellboy canon. Included in this illustrious group are filmmakers Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, The Majestic), Mick Garris, Guillermo del Toro (Blade 2, The Devil's Backbone, Hellboy), and novelists Charles de Lint, Graham Joyce, Kim Newman, and Sharyn McCrumb, as well as many others. Lavishly illustrated by creator Mike Mignola!

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User Review  - Brian.Gunderson - LibraryThing

Usually confined to graphic storytelling, it was interesting to read Hellboy stories in prose. While there is a Mike Mignola graphic at the beginning of each story (in a manner similar to Baltimore ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dawn - Goodreads

While it is interesting to read different takes on Hellboy by some talented authors, some of the stories are more successful than others. If you are looking to avoid being traumatized for life (and not in a good way) I'd recommend that you go ahead and skip the first story called Jigsaw. Read full review


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About the author (2004)

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.

Frank Darabont is the director of Shawshank Redemption, Green Mile, and The Mist.

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