Dept. of Monsterology: Monsterology 101 (Book 1)



The first trade paperback in this highly praised ongoing comic book series. We’ve committed to publishing at least six years’ worth of these incredible stories.

Featuring the first 4 comic issues, the prologue comic strip (as seen in USA Today), plus a new origin story ‘The Trouble With Harry.’

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‘Investigating the forgotten corners of our world, one monster at a time.’

That’s the story in a nutshell, however, it doesn’t tell you just how action packed, funny, and surprising the story really is.

Gordon has written a wonderfully captivating romp that is a real page turner, that leaves you clamouring for more. Coupled with PJ’s engaging artwork, all four issues of Dept. of Monsterology are a joy to read.The first story arc introduces us to ancient monsters from the depths of the ocean, crystaline creatures from the caves of Eastern Europe, undead armies from the catacombs of Northern China, and the Department’s deadliest rivals of all…

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’Horror, urban fantasy and occult fans, take note: there’s a new player in town and it kicks arse! One of the best debut trades I’ve read in a long time. …an exceptional book.’ Zoe Kirk-Robinson, Web Comics

‘Dept. of Monsterology is fun. It’s also well written and exciting and some of the best storytelling that I’ve come across.’ Erik McAlister,

Dept. of Monsterology makes Forbidden Planet’s Best of 2013 list!

Joe Gordon, Forbidden Planet International Blog

Fall Comics Highlight

Brian Truitt, USA Today

DoM makes the Best of 2013 listWayne Hall, Major

DoM wins ‘The Hidden Gem’ Kryptonite award, given out by the team at We Talk Comics Podcast, and sponsored by Read the exclusive prologue mini comic along with an indepth interview with Gordon Rennie and P.J. Holden over at USA Today


    • Writer: Gordon Rennie
    • Artist: PJ Holden
    • Letterer: Jim Campbell
    • Colours: Steven Denton
    • Editor: Alexander Finbow

This product collects the four issues in our first story arc of Department of Monsterology.

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