Original comic script

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…! After the gruesome murder of their father, the Locke kids, Tyler, Kinsey and Bode move with their mother Nina to the ancestral family home, Keyhouse. They soon discover that the house is full of secrets when they start finding magical keys which hold impossible powers such as turning people into ghosts, or being able to erase someone’s memories. They are not the only ones who know of the keys; a demonic creature known as Dodge is also after the keys, with the goal of opening the Black Door, which will allow the demons of hell to enter our world. The sprawling tale of the Locke family and their mastery of the ‘whispering steel’ thunders to new heights as the true history of the family is revealed to Tyler and Kinsey. Zack Wells assumes a new form, Tyler and Kinsey travel through time.

Author(s): Joe Hill
Art:
 Gabriel Rodriguez
Color: Jay Fotos
Letters: Robbie Robbins
Publisher: IDW
First release: 2011
Nomination(s): Yes
Movie: Yes
Other:
1· Welcome To Lovecraft
2· Head Games
3· Crown Of Shadows
4· Keys To The Kingdom
6· Alpha & Omega
The Golden Age (one-shots)


The single issues were published with these cover(s):
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#1 #1 RI #1 RI Signed edition #1 RE
#2 #2 RI #3 #3 RI
#4 #4 RI #5 #5 RI
#6 #6 RI #1/2 Reprise edition

The comic is collected in these edition(s):
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9781613772270
Hardcover
IDW
2012
9781613776995
Paperback
IDW
2013
9781631406867
Hardcover
IDW
2016
 9781631406867
SDCC Hardcover
IDW
2016
9781613775226
Hardcover SDCC
IDW
2012

Information about edition(s):
· the SDCC (San Diego Comic Con) had a printrun of #300.


[ps2id id=’clocknominations’ target=”/]Other information:
· The #1 RI variant has a misprint.
· The #1 jetpack variant had a printrun of #1000.

Nomination(s):
• Eisner Awards for Best Limited Series 2009
• Eisner Awards for Best Writer 2009
• British Fantasy Award for Best Comic or Graphic Novel 2009
• Eisner Awards for Best Writer 2011
• Nominated for  Best Single Issue, Best Continuing Series, and Best Penciller 2011
• British Fantasy Award for Best Comic or Graphic Novel 2012

Movie:
• Locke & Key