After carefully reviewing all of the covers for Dark Horse books published with cover dates between January and December of 2016, we've selected a collection that runs the eye-catching, attention-grabbing gamut.
Since 2013, the Abe Sapien solo series has been relating the adventures of its titular hero in his time since going AWOL from the BPRD in order to investigate his own connection to the apocalypse of the Ogru Hem and the world that's coming. Periodically throughout the series, guest artists have been invited to depict select stories from Abe's past, shedding light on various events of the present.
Last week's Abe Sapien #30 is one such issue. It marks the comics debut of Argentinian gallery artist Santiago Caruso, who brings the perfect tone to the page, with much of the art resembling the medieval woodcuts that so often portrayed the kinds of witches and devils that inhabit this story. We've picked through the story's many allusions and references to help guide you to a better appreciation of Caruso's spotlight issue.
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Hellboy creator Mike Mignola teams up with Eisner-nominated artist Jason Shawn Alexander (Damn Nation, The Secret, The Escapists) for a five-part miniseries featuring Abe Sapien, the second most popular character from Mignola's Hellboy books, on his first solo assignment