BPRD: Garden of Souls

BPRD: Garden of Souls is the seventh trade paper collection in the BPRD series.

Publication History

BPRD: Garden of Souls Was Originally published as a five-issue BPRD comic book mini-series , written by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi with art by Guy Davis and published by Dark Horse Comics . [1] Each issue featured by Guy Davis.


Chapter 1

The ageless mummy, Panya , is introduced, the team continues to the loss of Roger , and Abe Sapien receives a strange map to his life as Dr. Langdon Everett Caul. [2]

Chapter 2

Abe and Ben Daimio travel to Balikpapan , Indonesia to search for the mysterious sender of Abe’s cigar case. Liz Sherman continues to have visions, and begins to question whether or not she can trust her teammates. Johann Kraus Discovers a startling secret about a Nazi war criminal Known As The Crimson Lotus. [3]

Chapter 3

The Langdon Caul’s Oannes Society are still alive. They have been maintaining their bodies in the future. Johann confides in Liz and Kate’s suspicions regarding a familial connection between Ben and The Crimson Lotus. [4]

Chapter 4

Abe discovers the living mummy, Panya, is being held by Caul’s friends. She relates her experience of living in Victorian England and being kidnapped by the Oannes Society (They believe in the goddess Naunet ). The Oannes Society reveals their plan to create a massive tsunami by triggering several explosives across the East Pacific. By killing millions of people, they will harvest the power of their departed souls. [5]

Chapter 5

Abe is able to foil the plans of the Oannes Society by destroying the artificial bodies they have grown to contain the souls of their intended victims. Ben people to locate and disarm the bombs planted by the society. Panya is freed from her captors and relocated to the BPRD [6]

Collected Editions

Trade Paperback

The trade paperback features extensive original sketches from Davis:

  • BPRD: Garden of Souls (146 pages, January 2008, ISBN  978-1-59307-882-9 )

BPRD Omnibus Edition

The trade was later collected as part of the Plague of Frogs cycle in the BPRD Omnibus format, along with BPRD: The Universal Machine and BPRD: Killing Ground . This format is available in both versions and paperback editions.

  • BPRD Plague of Frogs – Volume 3
    (448 pages, April 4, 2012, ISBN  978-1-59582-860-6 ) [7]


  1. Jump up^ “BHPD: Garden of Souls TPB” . Dark Horse Comics . Retrieved May 22, 2009 .
  2. Jump up^ “BHPD: Garden of Souls # 1” . Dark Horse Comics . Retrieved May 22, 2009 .
  3. Jump up^ “BHPD: Garden of Souls # 2” . Dark Horse Comics . Retrieved May 22, 2009 .
  4. Jump up^ “BHPD: Garden of Souls # 3” . Dark Horse Comics . Retrieved May 22, 2009 .
  5. Jump up^ “BHPD: Garden of Souls # 4” . Dark Horse Comics . Retrieved May 22, 2009 .
  6. Jump up^ “BHPD: Garden of Souls # 5” . Dark Horse Comics . Retrieved May 22, 2009 .
  7. Jump up^ “BPRD Plague of Frogs – Volume 3” . DarkHorse.com.

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