Locke & Key: Clockworks #5

Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: March 14, 2012 Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 9.0
    IGN - Joshua Yehl Mar 14, 2012

    Yes, the story is still taking place in the past in order to reveal how and why all this came about. Yet instead of falling into the trope of simply showing already-known events first-hand, Hill makes sure to add in a few surprise character moments and unexpected uses of magic. With one more installment in this fantastic Clockworks arc, Hill has readers waiting with bated breath to see the full origin of his depraved and murderous villain. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Carl Boehm Mar 14, 2012

    The premise of the entire storyarc sells this book. In this issue we get what Joe Hill isgreat at"making a story where people suffer at the hands of supernaturaltokens. Hill's Heart Shaped Box repeated a similar theme: a rocker buys a hauntedsuit and gets more than he bargained for. So for the teens of Keyhouse, the horrific response to the keys' powerswill provide great entertainment for readers who enjoy a blend of supernaturaland psychological horror. Read Full Review

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