Solomon Kane Volume 1: The Castle of the Devil

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Dark Horse, 2009 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 142 pages
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Robert E. Howard's vengeance-obsessed Puritan begins his supernatural adventures in the haunted Black Forest of Germany in this adaptation of Howard's "The Castle of the Devil." When Solomon Kane stumbles upon the body of a boy hanged from a rickety gallows, he goes after the man responsible—a baron feared by the peasants for miles around. Something far worse than the devilish baron and the terrible, intelligent wolf that prowls the woods lies hidden in the ruined monastery beneath the baron's castle, where a devil-worshiping priest died in chains centuries ago.

• This team's debut Kane story is available for free at

• "Solomon Kane is one of the toughest Robert E. Howard heroes to adapt to the comics page, but Scott Allie and Mario Guevara have done a stunning job. Unsettling, moody and eerily beautiful, their Kane is absolutely worthy of his creator."—Kurt Busiek

• Collects the Solomon Kane five-issue miniseries.

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User Review  - JalenV - LibraryThing

This book contains the first five issues of the Dark Horse comic book about Solomon Kane. I'm fine with placing copies of sketches and issue covers after the main story, but I rather wish that the ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Allie writes and edits comics and stories for Dark Horse Comics and other publishers. He lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife Melinda and their phantom cat, Shadow.

MIKE MIGNOLA is best known as the award-winning creator/writer/artist of "Hellboy". He was also visual consultant to director Guillermo del Toro on both "Hellboy "and "Hellboy 2: The Golden Army "films. He also co-authored (with Christopher Golden) the novels "BALTIMORE, or, The Steadfast Tin Soldier" "and the Vampire "and" Joe Golem and the Drowning City". Mignola lives in southern California with his wife, daughter, and cat.

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