24 pgs. Appeared first time in Hellboy #45: The Bride of Hell (2009). Reprinted in Hellboy Vol. 11: The Bride of Hell and Others [TB] (2011) and Hellboy [Library Edition] Vol. 6 (2013).
Story: Mike Mignola. Art: Richard Corben. Color: Dave Stewart. Lettering: Clem Robins.
No known translation.
Style: Black line with colors. Genre: Super Hero. Time Span: Fantasy/No particular moment of time. Nudity: Voluptuous girl.
Original Art Plate: Drawn with Sharpie and Pigma pen on Strathmore paper, size 11"x17". [CorbencomicartCom]
Keywords: Hellboy. Kidnapping. Ritual. Monster. Brides. Holy ground. Temple knights. Beheding. Witch hunt. Solomon. Jerusalem. Sign. Pit.
Synopsis: A girl has been kidnapped and police is left empty handed. Hellboy run after her and meets the monster who requires young bride sacrifices.
Comment: Excellent story and art work. Hellboy looks better than ever and I adore Corben's dry lifeless forest scenes. Close ups for the face of old monster are stunning. But where have we seen the face of priest before? Check out the third page of the story "The Plague" found from DC's Solo. The bold courier from the east is the very same guy!
Copyright © 2009 Heart-Attack-Series, Ink!,
Created: November 29, 2009. Modified: January 27, 2019.