Hellboy: The Chained Coffin and Others by Horse Dark
Among superheroes, Hellboy ranks among the darkest and the toughest; ideally suited to combat the dark powers he battles so fiercely. Created by Mike Mignola in 1994 and published by Dark Horse Comics, Hellboy has become a fantasy staple. He has appeared in a handful of award-winning comics series trade paperbacks, as well as novels, short-story anthologies, and a video game. In addition, Hellboy is scheduled to be released as a major motion picture starring Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, and John Hurt in Summer 2004. Notes: Each monthly major image is complemented by a panel from a popular Hellboy comic strip. References to classic horror novels and other literature abounds in the Hellboy series. This calendar follows that tradition by listing Pagan holidays and the birthdays of some of artist Mike Mignola's favorite Victorian horror writers. This successful comic book series blends intelligent story-telling with brilliant illustrations. It has been translated into more than a dozen languages to date. References to classic horror novels and other literature abound in the Hellboy series. This calendar follows that tradition by listing Pagan holidays and the birthdays of Victorian horror writers.
Dark Horse: 1998.
ISBN: 9781569713495. 176 pp.
Softcover. Very good.