BPRD: Plague of Frogs

BPRD: Plague of Frogs is the third trade paper collection in the BPRD series.

Publication history

BPRD: Plague of Frogs BPRD comic book miniseries , written by Mike Mignola with art by Guy Davis and published by Dark Horse comics . [1] Each issue featured by Guy Davis.

Editor Scott Allie said that this series goes back to the roots of the Hellboy series concept, which Mignola originally conceived of a team book until the character of Hellboy took over and dominated the book, and the previous BPRD stories had been told first to be written by Mignola himself.

Allie also added that while this story and subsequent mini-series would be more of a standard of continuing reality, it would go against the conventions of the comic book industry to profoundly change the fictional world. in which it is set forever.

Plot synopsis

Chapter 1

The BPRD’s enhanced talents taskforce are called in the field of research and research. [2]

Chapter 2

Abe, Kate, Liz, Roger and Johann have returned to BPRD headquarters with a captured frog monster and Director Manning reveals that the spore Dr. Platt had been based on his experiences of having been recovered from the ruins of Cavendish Hall and belonging to the Sadu monstrous -Hem. [3]

Chapter 3

The team crash at Crab Point, Michigan. Roger is strung up by a frog monster and Johann is dispersed leaving Kate to search for help while Abe and Liz face the demonic priest of Sadu-Hem who has summoned the frog monsters. [4]

Chapter 4

The whole town of Crab Point, Michigan, has been made to come to the rescue of the dead. Sapien faces execution of the behest of Rasputin who seeks revenge for Abe Sapien’s involvement in his own death at Cavendish Hall years before. [5]

Chapter 5

Kate, Liz and Johann (unpublished) Abe Lincoln. [6]

Collected Editions

Trade Paperback

The trade paperback includes an eight-page sketchbook with art from Davis and one page of thumbnails and scripts by Mignola:

  • BPRD: Plague of Frogs
    (144 pages, February 23, 2005, ISBN  978-1-59307-288-9 )

BPRD Omnibus Edition

The trade was later collected as part of the Plague of Frogs cycle in the BPRD Omnibus format, along with Hollow Earth & Other Stories and The Soul of Venice & Other Stories . This format is available in both versions and paperback editions.

  • BPRD Plague of Frogs – Volume 1
    (408 pages, January 19, 2011, ISBN  978-1-59582-609-1 ) [7]

References

  1. Jump up^ “BHPD: A Plague of Frogs TPB” . Dark Horse Comics. Archived from the original on 31 January 2009 . Retrieved February 25, 2009 .
  2. Jump up^ “BHPD: A Plague of Frogs # 1” . Dark Horse Comics . Retrieved February 25, 2009 .
  3. Jump up^ “BHPD: A Plague of Frogs # 2” . Dark Horse Comics. Archived from the original on 21 February 2009 . Retrieved February 25, 2009 .
  4. Jump up^ “BHPD: A Plague of Frogs # 3” . Dark Horse Comics. Archived from the original on 21 February 2009 . Retrieved February 25, 2009 .
  5. Jump up^ “BHPD: A Plague of Frogs # 4” . Dark Horse Comics. Archived from the original on 21 February 2009 . Retrieved February 25, 2009 .
  6. Jump up^ “BHPD: A Plague of Frogs # 5” . Dark Horse Comics. Archived from the original on 21 February 2009 . Retrieved February 25, 2009 .
  7. Jump up^ “BPRD Plague of Frogs – Volume 1” . DarkHorse.com.

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