Hellraiser #3

Hellraiser #3

Writer: Clive Barker Artist: Stephen Thompson Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: July 13, 2011 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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One of the greatest horror franchises of all time returns, now under the control of its original creator! Clive Barker has touched HELLRAISER only twice: once to write THE HELLBOUND HEART, and once more to write and direct the original HELLRAISER film. Now witness Barker's long-awaited return to tell a new chapter in the series' official continuity—a trajectory that will forever change the Cenobites…and Pinhead! In this issue, the machinations of Pinhead’s plans become more intense, and the horror they will unleash is getting closer to Kirsty! She thought she had a new life with friends and a fiancé but…the past is never buried for long!

  • 10
    Entertainment Fuse - Dustin Cabeal Jul 13, 2011

    You may not be a horror fan or maybe you wrote off Hellraiser after the umpteenth sequel,but this is series is the triumphant return of the series and creator CliveBarker. This book is so good it's as ifHellraiser: Hellworld never happened. The first two issues are availabledigitally so if you missed out on the series pick them up and catch up with therest of us it's worth it. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBuzz - David O'Leary Jul 19, 2011

    I have been enjoying the run so far and with the addition of Stephen Thompson on this issue and Leonardo Manco leading off the first two issues with aplomb, I feel the book may become known for its art as much as the storytellers. There is no reason for anyone to not dip in here and sample this wonderful property, even non fans of the franchise will get something enjoyable out of it Im sure, I know I have. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Ryan K. Lindsay Jul 14, 2011

    "Hellraiser" is a horror comic based on a cheap series of movies that went for the gushing blood over storyline and character development nearly every time. It's nice to see them look toward storyline now. This issue drops plenty of scattered knowledge, and some frightening nasty moments, and it's a fun bit of business. It can only be hoped that the cast introduced here will come into play later on to effect because they've had a decent origin set up for further play. If you like your horror served black cold then this title is for you. For everyone else it'll be a tough and gamey pill to swallow. Read with caution. (What better advertisement for a comic of this taste?) Read Full Review

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