(September 2010)

IDW, 2010 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
19.99 USD
Pages:
172
On-sale date:
2009-08-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
IDW Publishing
Brand:
IDW
ISBN:
978-1600103841 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
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Editing:
Justin Eisinger (collection); Chris Ryall (series)
Format:
Color; Standard Modern US; Glossy; Collected Edition; Trade Paperback

[cover] (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
fantasy; horror-suspense
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[title page] (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
fantasy; horror-suspense
Characters:
Bode Locke

[credits and indicia] (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / credits / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Also includes dedications by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez.

Welcome to Hill's House (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crais
Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Typeset

[Bode Locke] (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos

Genre:
fantasy; horror-suspense
Characters:
Bode Locke

Indexer Notes

Reprint and enlargement of an interior panel from issue #2.

Welcome to Lovecraft: Chapter One (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Hill
Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Robbie Robbins

Genre:
fantasy; horror-suspense
Characters:
Bode Locke; Kinsey Locke; Tyler Locke; Rendell Locke; Mrs. Locke; Duncan Locke; Sam Lesser; Al Grub
Synopsis:
Al and Sam murder Rendell Locke. Tyler stuns Sam, and Sam ends up in Juvenile Detention. After the funeral, the Locke family moves to Lovecraft, Massachusetts -- into the family mansion, Keyhouse. While exploring the house, Bode finds a key. He uses the key to unlock a door. When he passes the threshold, his spirit leaves his body.
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Welcome to Lovecraft: Chapter Two (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Hill
Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Robbie Robbins

Genre:
fantasy; horror-suspense
Characters:
Bode Locke; Kinsey Locke; Tyler Locke; Mrs. Locke; Sam Lesser
Synopsis:
Bode discovers a door that separates his spirit from his body. He can travel around the house in spirit form and see his family. Bode also discovers a female entity in the old well house. The entity explains that Keyhouse contains many doors with magical properties like the spirit door, such as a gender changing door. She also describes the Anywhere Key that gives the bearer the ability to open any door and transport to any location. The entity asks Bode for a mirror and scissors, which he provides.
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Welcome to Lovecraft: Chapter Three (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Hill
Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Robbie Robbins

Genre:
fantasy; horror-suspense
Characters:
Bode Locke; Kinsey Locke; Tyler Locke; Mrs. Locke; Duncan Locke; Sam Lesser
Synopsis:
Kinsey struggles with keeping things in perspective at school -- she keeps having flashbacks to the day that Sam and Al killed her father. Sam uses the scissors and mirror transported by the entity to escape from prison. The police post a protective guard outside Keyhouse. Kinsey decides that she can't keep all her troubles bottled up and becomes friends with Jackie, a girl she met at high school track practice.
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Welcome to Lovecraft: Chapter Four (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Hill
Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Robbie Robbins

Genre:
fantasy; horror-suspense
Characters:
Bode Locke; Kinsey Locke; Tyler Locke; Sam Lesser; Duncan Locke; Rendell Locke
Synopsis:
Sam makes his way across the country. He tells his story to a truck driver. Sam's father beat him regularly, his mother ignored his accomplishments, and the school jocks tormented him. Sam also recalls that Duncan Locke tried very hard to help Sam with college applications, and he remembers Tyler being so mad at his father that Tyler says offhandedly that if Sam ever kills his own dad that he should kill Tyler's dad too. In Lovecraft, Tyler struggles with having to maintain a macho outer image for Bode and his true feelings of overwhelming grief. Bode tries to answers a knock-knock joke.
Reprints:

Welcome to Lovecraft: Chapter Five (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Hill
Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Robbie Robbins

Genre:
fantasy; horror-suspense
Characters:
Bode Locke; Kinsey Locke; Tyler Locke; Sam Lesser; Duncan Locke; Nina Locke
Synopsis:
Sam arrives in Lovecraft. He locks Nina and Duncan in the wine cellar and threatens to kill Tyler and the other children if Nina doesn't give him the Anywhere key. The entity in the well tells Bode that Sam has taken his family hostage, and it promises to save the family if Bode brings her the key.
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Welcome to Lovecraft: Chapter Six (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Hill
Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Robbie Robbins

Genre:
fantasy; horror-suspense
Characters:
Bode Locke; Kinsey Locke; Tyler Locke; Sam Lesser; Duncan Locke; Nina Locke; Zack
Synopsis:
Bode discovers the Anywhere key in Kinsey's bracelet. He delivers the key to the entity, and the entity uses the key to leave the well house. After a scuffle in the basement, Kinsey shoots Sam. The entity returns to Lovecraft as a teenage boy named Zack.
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Art Gallery (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / illustration / 9 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
fantasy; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Character sketches, sketches of Lovecraft and Keyhouse, enlarged scenes from individual pages, and cover art reprints without any lettering.

Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Bode Locke

Indexer Notes

Short biographies of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez with an illustration of Bode Locke's brain.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[back cover] (Table of Contents)

Locke & Key / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Inks:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors:
Jay Fotos
Letters:
Typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [cover]
    Locke & Key
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [title page]
    Locke & Key
  4. 3. [credits and indicia]
    Locke & Key
  5. 4. Welcome to Hill's House
    Locke & Key
  6. 5. [Bode Locke]
    Locke & Key
  7. 6. Welcome to Lovecraft: Chapter One
    Locke & Key
  8. 7. Welcome to Lovecraft: Chapter Two
    Locke & Key
  9. 8. Welcome to Lovecraft: Chapter Three
    Locke & Key
  10. 9. Welcome to Lovecraft: Chapter Four
    Locke & Key
  11. 10. Welcome to Lovecraft: Chapter Five
    Locke & Key
  12. 11. Welcome to Lovecraft: Chapter Six
    Locke & Key
  13. 12. Art Gallery
    Locke & Key
  14. 13. Biographies
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. [back cover]
    Locke & Key
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