The door looks like it’s finally shutting on Locke & Key, at least for the three heroic kids.
Writer Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez’s award-winning IDW comic book has two more chapters to wrap up the fantasy horror story that started five years and 37 issues ago with teens Tyler and Kinsey Locke and their little brother, Bode, moving to a house full of magical keys after the murder of their father.
Locke & Key: Alpha No. 1 hits comic shops Wednesday with chaos reigning: The villainous Dodge has used the Omega Key to open a gateway to Hell and let his fellow demons into the world to attack the entire graduating class of Lovecraft Academy, which is trapped in the seaside Drowning Cave. Meanwhile, Tyler and his family fight off the living shadows that have invaded their Keyhouse home.
The series is being developed as a possible movie trilogy by Universal Pictures
After finishing the first draft of his upcoming novel The Fireman, Hill wants to “celebrate” by writing a third stand-alone Locke & Key story involving the iconic Keyhouse.
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