B.P.R.D. Plague of Frogs HC Edition Vol 3

Script by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi,  art Guy Davis. All illustrations are ©Mike Mignola.

This article deals with Dark Horse B.P.R.D. material published in regular size canvas hardcovers (10.5 x 7 inches or 26.5 x 18 cm) with dust jacket and thick glossy paper (see also the end of this article).

Plague of Frogs volume 3 was published in April 2012 (ISBN: 978-1-59582-860-6, cover price 34.99$, 446 pages).

Below is a picture taken for size comparison with one of the regular comic. For all the collection second and third of cover are black.

from vol 1
The inner hardcover book comes with glossy silver printing (no illustration on back cover). This edition is designed by Amy Arendts.

In this volume, stories are written by John Arcudi and Mike Mignola, and Guy Davis is the only artist involve. There is a one page introduction written by Scott Allie dated 2011, and a one page afterword written by Mike Mignola.
This third volume collects the following stories, with their respective virgin cover:
  • 'The Universal Machine'
  • 'Garden of Souls'
  • 'Killing Ground'
Note that each volume are edited in books using covers of the previous paperbacks.

This volume ends with a comprehensive art section (42 pages) divided by story and commented  (I don't own the respective paperbacks but these sketches probably originate from them, therefore I don't think this edition presents exclusive material).

first part commented by Guy Davis

8 pages in this first part display cover sketches, studies and pencils by Mike Mignola

second part commented by Guy Davis
rejected cover for issue 2

6 pages in this first part display cover sketches by Mike Mignola

third part commented by Guy Davis and featuring some notes and design ideas by Mignola

The B.P.R.D. library edition as of June 2015:

Go to vol 1, vol 2vol 4 and vol 5