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Witchfinder is a line of comic books about the character Sir Edward Grey. It is a spin-off of the Hellboy series. The full series title, though rarely used, is Sir Edward Grey, Witchfinder.

Publication HistoryEdit

Sir Edward Grey was first mentioned in Hellboy: Wake the Devil and since then has had a number of relatively minor appearances in various Hellboy comics, sometimes appearing as a cloaked figure wearing a mask. Grey was featured prominently in the first issue of Abe Sapien: The Drowning.

Later that same year, the Witchfinder series made its debut with the short story Murderous Intent in MySpace Dark Horse Presents #16. This short story was designed to introduce Sir Edward Grey in advance of the miniseries In the Service of Angels.

In 2011 a second miniseries, Lost and Gone Forever, was published. A third miniseries titled The Mysteries of Unland was published in 2014, followed by the current City of the Dead miniseries that will end in December and be released in a paperback collection during April, 2017.

A full list of Witchfinder stories can be found here: List of Witchfinder stories


Although Witchfinder has been released as a series of miniseries, in addition to numbers within a given miniseries, it also has an ongoing numbering system on the inside cover for the series overall.

  1. In the Service of Angels #1
  2. In the Service of Angels #2
  3. In the Service of Angels #3
  4. In the Service of Angels #4
  5. In the Service of Angels #5
  6. Lost and Gone Forever #1
  7. Lost and Gone Forever #2
  8. Lost and Gone Forever #3
  9. Lost and Gone Forever #4
  10. Lost and Gone Forever #5
  11. The Mysteries of Unland #1
  12. The Mysteries of Unland #2
  13. The Mysteries of Unland #3
  14. The Mysteries of Unland #4
  15. The Mysteries of Unland #5
  16. City of the Dead #1
  17. City of the Dead #2
  18. City of the Dead #3
  19. City of the Dead #4
  20. City of the Dead #5


Trade PaperbacksEdit

see also Witchfinder Trade Paperback Collections

All in-continuity Witchfinder stories are collected into trade paperbacks eventually. So far there has been two volumes. The standard trades usually contain a sketchbook or gallery with an afterword by the author.

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