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  • Published: 1 April 2017
  • ISBN: 9781600103841
  • Imprint: IDW Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 152
  • RRP: $32.99

Locke & Key Vol. 1: Welcome To Lovecraft




Acclaimed suspense novelist and New York Times best-selling author Joe Hill (The Fireman, Heart-Shaped Box) creates an all-new story of dark fantasy and wonder, with astounding artwork from Gabriel Rodriguez.

Named a "modern masterpiece" by The A.V. Club, Locke & Key tells of Keyhouse, an unlikely New England mansion, with fantastic doors that transform all who dare to walk through them... and home to a hate-filled and relentless creature that will not rest until it forces open the most terrible door of them all!

When Nina Locke brings her children back to their father's childhood home following his gruesome murder, everyone is too absorbed by their grief to notice that all in Keyhouse is not what it seems. Everyone except youngest son Bode, who quickly finds a new friend living in an empty well and a new toy that offers hours of spirited entertainment. But again, all in Keyhouse is not what it seems, and soon horrors old and new, real and imagined, will come ravening after the Lockes and the secrets their family holds.

Welcome to Lovecraft features an introduction by Robert Crais.

Collects Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft #1-6!

  • Pub date: 1 April 2017
  • ISBN: 9781600103841
  • Imprint: IDW Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 152
  • RRP: $32.99

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Praise for Locke & Key Vol. 1: Welcome To Lovecraft

“A modern masterpiece...”

AV Club

“It's great! ...The art here by Gabriel Rodriguez is some of the finest stuff in comics today... The team of Hill and Rodriguez is top notch!”

Blair Butler, Fresh Ink

“Solid pacing and plot twists, combined with Rodriguez's clean lines and detailed pencils make Locke & Key a lock for best horror book of the week.”

Wizard Magazine

“In a year of auspicious comics debuts, Joe Hill turned in one of the few comics that truly came from a different place. Written with skill that makes me jealous, courage that makes me smile, and honesty and brutality that makes me want to see what comes next. Okay, I'm officially a fan.”

Ed Brubaker


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