The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects

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Mike Mignola has deservedly become one of the biggest names in comics for his creation of Hellboy. But when Mignola needs a short break from the Hellboy universe, he turns to diversions such as The Amazing Screw-On Head, winner of the Eisner Award for Best Humor Publication!

When Emperor Zombie threatens the safety of all life on earth, President Lincoln enlists the aid of a mechanical head. With the help of associates Mr. Groin (a faithful manservant) and Mr. Dog (a dog), ...

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Overview

Mike Mignola has deservedly become one of the biggest names in comics for his creation of Hellboy. But when Mignola needs a short break from the Hellboy universe, he turns to diversions such as The Amazing Screw-On Head, winner of the Eisner Award for Best Humor Publication!

When Emperor Zombie threatens the safety of all life on earth, President Lincoln enlists the aid of a mechanical head. With the help of associates Mr. Groin (a faithful manservant) and Mr. Dog (a dog), Screw-On Head must brave ancient tombs, a Victorian flying apparatus, and demons from a dimension inside a turnip. This new collection of oddball Mignola creations also includes "The Magician and the Snake" from Dark Horse Maverick: Happy Endings and nearly fifty pages of brand-new material, all as weird and hilarious as the beloved Screw-On Head.

The Amazing Screw-On Head won an Eisner Award for Best Humor Publication.

• "The Magician and the Snake" won an Eisner Award for Best Short Story.

The Amazing Screw-On Head was the source for the cult animated short starring Paul Giamatti, David Hyde Pierce, and Patton Oswalt.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781595825018
  • Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
  • Publication date: 9/7/2010
  • Pages: 104
  • Sales rank: 710,347
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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  • Posted January 18, 2012

    WOW!

    Probably one of the best things Mignola ever made. Nice mix of his usual dark stuff with fun and even kindness. That's why I bought it after reading the NYPL copy.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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