Acclaimed suspense novelist and New York Times best-selling author Joe Hill continues his Eisner Award-winning story of dark fantasy and wonder.
The Locke children have grown accustomed to the myriad magical keys discovered within the ancenstral family hmoe of Keyhouse. The have also grown accustomed to tragedy. What they may not be prepared for is just how closely danger stalks their every move as Lucas Caravaggio, alias Kack Wells, continues his relentless quest for the key to the black door. New keys and old specters join the story as innocence is lost and determination is forged in this colleciton of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's Locke & Key: Keys to the Kingdom.
Winner of the 2011 Eisner Award for Best Writer.
About the Author
Joe Hill is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Full Throttle, The Fireman, Heart-Shaped Box, and NOS4A2, recently made into a TV seriesfrom AMC. His horror novella In the Tall Grass, co-written with Stephen King,was made into a feature film from Netflix. His book of short stories, 20th Century Ghosts, won the Bram Stoker Award and British Fantasy Award for Best Collection. He earned the Eisner Award for Best Writer for his long-running comic book series, Locke & Key, featuring the eye-popping art of Gabriel Rodríguez. Born in Santiago, Chile, Gabriel Rodríguez began working as an illustrator in the late 90s and in 2002 started drawing books for IDW Publishing, including CSI, George Romero’s Land of the Dead, and Beowulf, amongst others. In 2007, he co-created the award-winning series Locke & Key with Joe Hill. He continued developing other creator-owned projects: the Eisner-winning Little Nemo:Return to Slumberland, with Eric Shanower; Sword of Ages; and the gritty sci-fi adventure Onyx, with Chris Ryall. In 2019, he partnered with Hill once again for two new Locke & Key stories, “Dog Days” and “Nailed It.”
Nominated for four 2011 Eisner Awards • Best Writer • Best Penciller/Inker • Best Continuing Series
"Whenever I encounter someone looking for recommendations on comics to read, Locke & Key is always on the top of my list of suggestions." — IGN