Locke & Key: Small World #1

Locke & Key: Small World #1

Writer: Joe Hill Artist: Jay Fotos Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: December 21, 2016 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 1
9.3Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

Three years after wrapping up their award-winning, best-selling Locke & Key saga, the team that built Keyhouse returns to Lovecraft, Massachusetts with a new tale of terror and suspense! An impossible birthday gift for two little girls unexpectedly throws open a door to a monster on eight legs!
•   You never thought it'd happen but... the Eisner-winning series returns to unlock a special tale from Keyhouse's sordid past!
•   All-new 24-page story by series creators Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez, and Jay Fotos!
•   Variant cover by "Behind You" creator Brian Coldrick, Mouse Guard's David P more

  • 10
    Horror Talk - James Ferguson Dec 27, 2016

    Although it's been three years since any new content has been released, Hill and Rodriguez have not missed a beat. Locke & Key is still as wondrous, frightening, and filled with adventure as always. Small World captures the sense of awe that can only be felt by a child while dealing with a simple fear that tons of people suffer from. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicWow!TV - Huck Talwar Jan 12, 2017

    In the back of this issue, we come to find that a lot of this issue was inspired by Richard Matheson and The Shrinking Man. It's easy to see the influences, but it warrants a second read just to see if you can pick up on them. This horror series is not only back in the comic book game, but a TV pilot is being written by Joe Hill himself, to be produced by IDW Entertainment. If it's anything like this issue, we're in for a damn good time. Get stoked! And head over to your local comic book shop to pick up the Locke & Key books to catch up on this horrific yet playfully heartwarming series. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AiPT! - Alexis Simonetta Dec 23, 2016

    Besides me not liking spiders at all this issues is fantastic. If you're a fan of the original series you're going to love Locke & Key: Small World #1. Keeping with the theme in the other issues you will find yourself miserably confused on where to look at times. I'm still not actually sure how much of the events happened inside the dollhouse or the actual house. And if you're not sold yet there is a kitty named Tiberius. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Outright Geekery - A. J. Jones Dec 27, 2016

    Taking all of this together, I would recommend LOCKE & KEY: SMALL WORLD #1 to any reader. Even small children can read this one. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comicosity - Jessica Boyd Dec 21, 2016

    Those who have never experienced this series before will get a taste of the fun house of horrors that await, if they choose to dive into the main line. All readers will experience the well paced horrors that are mellowed by the heartwarming touches found within the Locke family. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Jess Camacho Dec 23, 2016

    A solid standalone tale that longtime fans will really enjoy. Read Full Review

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