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Welcome to Keyhouse with the First Trailer for Locke & Key

Based on the popular comic series by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, the first trailer for Locke & Key is here.

The project has been in the works for years with a pilot shot for Hulu that never aired (though shown at conventions) and the series wasn’t greenlit. Netflix picked up the series in 2018.

The series follows the Locke family whose patriarch is murdered. They move across the country to his ancestral home in New England. Keyhouse is huge and full of mystery, especially the magical keys hidden that open all kinds of doors.

Locke & Key comes to Netflix on February 7.

Preview: Locke & Key: Dog Days

Locke & Key: Dog Days

(W) Joe Hill (A) Gabriel Rodriguez (CA) Jay Fotos
In Shops: Nov 06, 2019
SRP: $4.99

TWO new stories by creators Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodriguez-“Nailed It” and “Dog Days”-plus a behind-the-scenes tease of the coming TV series, and a 5-page preview of an all-new series by Hill and artist Martin Simmonds, too!

Locke & Key: Dog Days

Preview: H.G. Wells’ The Island of Dr. Moreau #2

H.G.  Wells’ The Island of Dr. Moreau #2

Ted Adams & Gabriel Rodríguez (w) • Gabriel Rodríguez (a & c)

THE POWERHOUSE CLIMAX OF A REIMAGINED SCIENCE FICTION CLASSIC!

By the writer of DIABLO HOUSE and artist of LOCKE & KEY!

The action ramps up as Ellie learns more about Moreau’s experiments on the animals that have been brought to the island. At the same time, the animals start to question the authority of the man who changed them. Will Moreau’s hubris lead to his own downfall? Will Ellie escape the island? Find out in The Island of Dr. Moreau #2.

FC • 36 pages • $4.99

H.G.  Wells’ The Island of Dr. Moreau #2

Joe Hill Absolutely Kills with Dying Is Easy

“Comedy is hard. Dying is easy.” New York Times Best-selling author Joe Hill introduces the world to Syd “Sh*t-Talk” Homes – disgraced ex-cop, bitter stand-up comic, and wanted felon – this December with the launch of Dying is Easy, a new comic book miniseries from IDW Publishing.

Illustrated by Martin Simmonds, critically acclaimed artist of Punks Not Dead, this five-issue mystery draws readers into the dimly-lit venues and grimy back alleys of the comedy world, where every stand-up is looking out for themself, making enemies left and right.

When an upstart comedian with a particularly ugly past achieves stardom by stealing jokes, he quickly earns a target on his back. It’s not long before the laughter stops… and the gunplay begins.

The first issue of Dying is Easy will be available with multiple cover editions – Cover A by series artist Martin Simmonds, Cover B by Hill’s Locke & Key collaborator Gabriel Rodríguez, and two special Retailer Incentive editions: a black-and-white Rodríguez variant and character design wraparound by Simmonds.

Dying is Easy
Dying is Easy

Preview: H.G. Wells’ The Island of Dr. Moreau #1

H.G. Wells’ The Island of Dr. Moreau #1

Ted Adams & Gabriel Rodríguez (w) • Gabriel Rodríguez (a & c)

IDW founder and Diablo House writer/co-creator Ted Adams joins Locke & Key artist/co-creator Gabriel Rodríguez to present an all-new adaptation of H.G. Wells’ classic science fiction novel. As relevant today as when Wells wrote it in 1896, The Island of Doctor Moreau addresses the question all scientists should ask themselves: “Just because we can do something, does that mean we should?”

This bold adaptation gives us a new protagonist in the form of Ellen Prendick, whose point of view shines a new light upon the horrific events on the cursed island, providing unique insights into one of the world’s favorite stories.

FC • 36 pages • $4.99

H.G. Wells’ The Island of Dr. Moreau #1

Preview: Clive Barker’s The Great and Secret Show Deluxe Edition

Clive Barker’s The Great and Secret Show Deluxe Edition

Clive Barker, Chris Ryall (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)

Clive Barker’s sprawling epic begins inside a Nebraska dead letter office, where Randolph Jaffe’s quest to possess the Art sets into motion a battle between the forces of light and dark. This lushly illustrated tale is equal parts horror, fantasy, and love by one of the masters of the genre. Also included is the horrific standalone tale, “Seduth,” as well as annotations by writer Chris Ryall and artist Gabriel Rodriguez.

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 336 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-489-3

Clive Barker’s The Great and Secret Show Deluxe Edition

IDW Publishing Charts a New Course to The Island of Dr. Moreau

IDW Publishing founder and Diablo House writer/co-creator Ted Adams and Locke & Key artist/co-creator Gabriel Rodríguez will present an all-new interpretation of H.G. Wells’ classic science fiction novel, The Island of Dr. Moreau. Debuting in July, the two-part comic book tale of terror and evolution will be colored by Nelson Dániel and lettered by Robbie Robbins.

Remaining faithful to Wells’ plot, dialogue, and Victorian era setting, Adams and Rodríguez replaced Edward Prendick – the original witness protagonist – with a new creation, Ellen Prendick. Her inclusion allowed the creative team to explore a new version of one of the world’s favorite stories through the eyes of a more active character with a different and refreshing point of view on the cursed island’s horrific events.

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Preview: Transformers #1

Transformers #1

(W) Brian Ruckley (A) Angel Hernandez, Ron Joseph (CA) Gabriel Rodriguez
In Shops: Mar 13, 2019
SRP: $3.99

A NEW ERA DAWNS! In the infinite universe, there exists a planet like no other: Cybertron! Home to the Transformers, and a thriving hub for inter-stellar commerce, it is a world brimming with organic and constructed diversity. Immense structures line its landscape. Mechanical giants roam across its surface. Starship-sized titans orbit its skies, keeping a constant protective watch above and below. Ancient Transformers merge into its very fabric. Small, mysterious creatures skulk in its shadows. It is a truly amazing realm, long untouched by war, and exuberantly reaching for the stars. This is the Cybertron that Optimus Prime and Megatron vie for in this bold new origin-a world of seemingly endless peace! All that changes when Bumblebee and Windblade take a newly-forged Cybertronian on his first voyage through this world of wonders-they are confronted by the hard reality of the first murder to have occurred on Cybertron in living memory!

Transformers #1

Preview: Sword of Ages

Sword of Ages

Gabriel Rodríguez (w & a & c)

Alien worlds, a sacred sword, brave knights, horrific demons, and a mythic origin story like no other, courtesy of the co-creator of Locke & Key!

Presenting an epic adventure from master illustrator Gabriel Rodríguez! Join Avalon as she becomes the first warrior to wield the most famous and sacred weapon of all time! Follow this young champion as she fights for her world’s survival, inspiring a legion of heroes to join her struggle against a ruthless alien force. The line between science and magic might blur, but the line between heroes and villains will be drawn in blood!

HC • FC • $24.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-267-7

Sword of Ages

IDW Relaunches Transformers this March Focusing on Cybertron’s Spiral Into Chaos

IDW Publishing proudly announces that a brand-new Transformers series will debut in March 2019 that will explore the very moment when a glorious, peaceful Cybertron begins its downward spiral into chaos.

Available twice monthly, IDW’s Transformers comic will be written by Brian Ruckley, author of the Godless World fantasy trilogy, and illustrated by Angel Hernandez and Ron Joseph.

In this new Transformers comic, IDW will explore Cybertron in ways never seen by audiences before – delving into an idyllic society, peaceful for thousands of years, as it faces the most momentous event in its history: the mysterious end of a single life. Through the eyes of young Bumblebee and his friends, fans will witness conspiracies forming, harmony giving way to conflict, and the very fabric of Cybertronian civilization tearing itself apart.

The debut issue of this new Transformers comic will be available with multiple cover variants, by artists Gabriel RodriguezAngel HernandezCasey W. Coller, and Freddie E. Williams II. Issue #2, also available in March, will feature covers by Nelson DanielRon Joseph, and Jeffrey Veregge.

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