Predator: Demon's Gold was a comic book short story that was first published by Dark Horse Comics in the anthology series Dark Horse Presents, Vol. 1 #137, in November 1998. Published in black and white, the story was written by Ron Marz, illustrated and inked by Claudio Castellini, lettered by Gary Kato and edited by Randy Stradley. The issue if Dark Horse Presents also featured a Predator cover by Dan Norton. The comic focuses on a Nazi unit fighting a Predator in South America during World War II.
A Nazi commandant will risk anything to locate a hidden cache of gold, but when he finally finds it he also discovers that the treasure has a guardian... Ron Marz and Claudio Castellini put a new spin on Predator.
Predator: Demon's Gold was eventually reprinted as part of Predator Omnibus: Volume 4 in September 2008.
The comic was released digitally through Dark Horse Digital on May 15, 2013, collected with Predator: No Beast So Fierce and Predator: Bump in the Night and reusing Chris Warner's cover art from Predator: Big Game #4, recolored by Dan Jackson.
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Demon's Gold is notably one of four black and white Predator comics that have never been reprinted in color, the others being Predator: God's Truth, Predator: No Beast So Fierce and Predator: Bump in the Night. In fact, the only black and white Predator comic story that has ever been reissued in color is the Predator: Race War short story, which was colored when it was complied as issue 0 of the Race War series.
- Demon's Gold is the last Predator comic story to feature in Dark Horse Presents. To date, the franchise has not returned to the long-running anthology.
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Dark Horse Presents #137 at the Dark Horse Comics website.