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The paranormal activity in the outwardly charming town of Burden Hill has gone from bad to worse, as seen in Dorkin and Thompson's hardcover graphic novel Beasts of Burden: Animal Rites. Now the occult--investigating team of dogs (and one cat) need some serious help. Contact with the Wise Dog Society has broken off, leaving the team on its own, as a series of unexplained animal slayings have begun to occur. But magic can work in surprising ways, and help is brought to the team with the unexpected arrival of the World's Greatest Paranormal Detective.

Evan Dorkin (Milk and Cheese, Bizarro World) and Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother, Magic Trixie) join forces with Mike Mignola (Hellboy, B.P.R.D., Witchfinder, Baltimore) in an amazing one--shot bringing their supernatural worlds together!

Mike Mignola's Hellboy joins the animals' of Burden Hill!

List of covers and their creators:

CoverNameCreator(s)Sidebar Location
RegRegular CoverJill Thompson1
VarAlternate CoverMike Mignola & Dave Stewart2

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Hellboy Teams Up With Animals...Excellent! 0

It might seem a little surprising to see Hellboy and the Beasts of Burden team up but once you get into it, it makes perfect sense.  The Good Hellboy and the Beasts of Burden both investigate the paranormal. Why not have a crossover with these two titles? There isn't a lot of story development leading up to why they are teaming up but it wasn't necessary. The meeting was believable and allows you to jump right into the story. Jill Thompson's art and colors give the feeling that each panel is a w...

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