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Product Details

  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Dark Horse Books (October 2, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1593078609
  • ISBN-13: 978-1593078607
  • Product Dimensions: 10.1 x 6.8 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.7 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #88,776 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Mike Mignola is best known as the multiple award-winning creator, writer, and artist of "B.P.R.D." and "Hellboy", but has fostered several other projects like "The Amazing Screw-On Head" and "Baltimore" with Christopher Golden. Although he began working as a professional cartoonist in the early 1980s, drawing 'a little bit of everything for just about everybody' - including characters like Batman and Wolverine - he was also a production designer on the Disney film "Atlantis: The Lost Empire". Mignola also acted as a visual consultant to Guillermo del Toro on "Blade 2" and the film versions of Hellboy, which were broadly adapted by del Toro from the original comic series. Mike Mignola currently lives in southern California with his wife, daughter, and cat.

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Beautiful mystery, marvelous quirkiness.
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A new wrinkle this time is the use of guest artists P. Craig Russell and Richard Corben, who each draw a story.
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Am a real fan of all the Hellboy graphic novels and movies.
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful By TorridlyBoredShopper VINE VOICE on October 14, 2007
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The 7th installation in the Hellboy graphic novel releases is something good to acquire, BUT acquiring it depends on what you want from your Hellboy.

First and foremost, the stories herein are mostly collected tales from fragmented places. The Troll Witch, The Hydra and the Lion, Doctor Carps Experiment, and The Ghoul are pieces from the "Dark Horse Book(s) of the..." (Witchcraft, Monsters, Hauntings, and The Dead respectively). These range from five to eight pages depending, and all of them have something to offer. The best piece in the book HAS to be The Troll Witch, and I personally liked Doctor Carp as well. The Ghoul is a Shakespeare adaptation and the Hydra and the Lion is, as Mignola admits in its forward, a bit odd. If you want these and don't want to pick up all of those books, then this is a good way to do it.

Second, there is some random stuff here and some new stuff BUT some of it isn't the best stuff out there.
The Penanggalan is an older story that came out of a Wizard magazine release, and covers a beast spawned from Malaysian folklore. It is a big odd but also a bit predictable, covering ground that Hellboy covered back in 2004. The Vampire of Prague is unique to this series but isn't really one of my favorites. P. Craig Russell did the artwork and, to be frank, it looks a bit rudimentary. When reading Hellboy I guess I've been spoiled and I want Mignola to cover every aspect. The story is small, good to read but normal, and Mignola could have sealed it for me and didn't. I guess that's something that is up to individual tastes.
And the last is Makoma, the longest addition to the book by far, covering some of Hellboy's younger years when he was in Africa.
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By CB on October 1, 2007
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I always await the new Hellboy volume with anxious anticipation, and this one was no exception. "The Troll Witch and Others" is a collection of Hellboy short tales and is generally good, but with a few disappointments; it's not the best volume in the series, to be sure.

There are a number of triumphs in this volume: the title story, "The Troll Witch," a retelling of a Norwegian folktale, is a touching as it is chilling; and the steampunk-tinged haunted house tale, "Dr. Carp's Experiment," is beautifully bizarre. And "Makoma," an African folktale retold masterfully by Mignola and drawn by both Mignola and Richard Corben, is humorous and weighty at the same time.

Others, however, don't work so well. "The Hydra and the Lion," by Mignola's own admission, is just plain bizarre, and "The Vampire of Prague," a tale written by Mignola and drawn by P. Craig Russell lacks the gravitas of the other stories. Mignola notes that he gave Russell a lot of leeway in drawing and pacing this story, and it shows: it's far too slapstick and silly to be a real, classic Hellboy yarn and Russell's artistic stylings just don't fit. Overall, however, this is a good volume of Hellboy tales, although not the best by far. Worth it for Hellboy fans.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By A. K. Borenstadt on July 4, 2009
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Five of these are drawn by Mignola and two are not. The stories are all Mignola, though.
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By Squidshoes on July 13, 2014
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Worth a read for the Hellboy completionist, but otherwise a lackluster collection of short stories that don't impact the main Hellboy storyline. Most are short with a lot of "BOOM!" but not much depth or story. I wasn't initially fond of Corben's guest artwork here, but enjoyed his style more in Vol. 10: The Crooken Man. Russell's contribution to this book bored me, and I didn't find his artistic style to fit within the Hellboy universe that Mignola (and later Fegredo) have carefully designed.
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The book itself is fantastic, but formatting for kindle app is off, resulting in dialogue bunching up on a majority of pages
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"I won't be wronged, I won't be insulted, and I won't be laid a hand on. I don't do these things to other people and I require the same from them."
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By D. Sheils on July 16, 2013
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If you picked up the other 6 there is not reason to stop there. Been happy with Hellboy since the first time I read it over 12 years ago!
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Am a real fan of all the Hellboy graphic novels and movies. I'd recommend reading these. There are about 20 books and these are great for someone that likes shorter books.
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