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In addition to Trade Paperback Collections, the line of Hellboy comics is also collected in large over-sized Library Editions. Each volume contains the equivalent of two trade paperbacks as well as additional sketch book material. The books are published as Hardcovers and measure in at 9" by 12" (as compared to the trade paperback's 7" by 10"). Six volumes have been published to date.

# Cover Date Published Contents ISBN
1
Hellboy Library 1
7 May 2008 Collects ISBN 9781593079109
Additional Material
  • LE Introduction by Scott Allie
  • Seed of Destruction Introduction by Robert Bloch
  • Wake the Devil Introduction by Alan Moore
  • LE Afterword by Mike Mignola
  • Expanded Sketchbook (33 pages)
2
Hellboy Library 2
8 October 2008 Collects ISBN 9781593079895
Additional Material
  • LE Introduction by Scott Allie
  • LE Afterword by Mike Mignola
  • Story Notes
  • Expanded Sketchbook (39 pages)
Additional Notes
The stories were re-ordered for this volume into chronological order:
  1. Pancakes
  2. The Nature of the Beast
  3. King Vold
  4. The Corpse
  5. The Iron Shoes
  6. The Baba Yaga
  7. Heads
  8. Goodbye Mister Tod
  9. The Vârcolac
  10. A Christmas Underground
  11. The Wolves of Saint August
  12. The Chained Coffin
  13. Almost Colossus
  14. The Right Hand of Doom
  15. Box Full of Evil
3
Hellboy Library 3
23 September 2009 Collects ISBN 9781595823526
Additional Material
  • LE Introduction by Scott Allie
  • Conqueror Worm Introduction by Guillermo del Toro
  • Strange Places Introduction by Gary Gianni
  • LE Afterword by Mike Mignola
  • Unused Pages
  • Expanded Sketchbook (38 pages)
4
Hellboy Library 4
15 June 2011 Collects ISBN 9781595826589
Additional Material
  • LE Introduction by Scott Allie
  • The Crooked Man and Others Introduction by Gahan Wilson
  • LE Afterword by Mike Mignola
  • Story Notes
  • Expanded Sketchbook (47 pages)
Additional Notes
The stories were re-ordered for this volume into chronological order:
  1. The Crooked Man
  2. The Penanggalan
  3. The Hydra and the Lion
  4. The Troll Witch
  5. The Vampire of Prague
  6. They That Go Down to the Sea in Ships
  7. Dr. Carp's Experiment
  8. The Ghoul
  9. In the Chapel of Moloch
  10. Makoma

The Mole is not included in this volume.

5
Hellboy Library 5
11 July 2012 Collects ISBN 9781595828866
Additional Material
  • LE Introduction by Scott Allie
  • Darkness Calls Introduction by Jane Yolen
  • The Wild Hunt Introduction by Mark Chadbourn
  • LE Afterword by Mike Mignola
  • Expanded Sketchbook (66 pages)
Additional Notes
The Mole was included in this volume as a prologue for Darkness Calls.
6
Hellboy Library 6
5 June 2013 Collects ISBN 9781616551339
Additional Material
  • LE Introduction by Scott Allie
  • The Storm and the Fury Introduction by Glen David Gold
  • The Bride of Hell and Others Story Notes
  • LE Afterword by Mike Mignola
  • Expanded Sketchbook (73 pages)

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