While Mignola is listed as having contributed to the writing of this comic book, it's clear from the credits and the overall tone of the story that this is really more of a Beasts of Burden comic than a Hellboy comic. And that's a smart move on Dark Horse's and the creators' part. This one-shot is bound to draw in a lot of Hellboy fans, and no doubt, they outnumber those interested in the Wise Dog Society. It's a great bit of marketing. This solidly entertaining story will likely driving quite a few new readers to the collected edition of the recent Beasts of Burden limited series. If I hadn't already read all of the previous Beasts of Burden material, I can guarantee you that this one-shot (which would have grabbed my attention as a Hellboy fan) would've sent me scrambling to find it. Read Full Review
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