Synopses & Reviews
Originally published by Marvel Comics' Epic imprint from 1989-1994, Clive Barker's Hellraiser
comic books were inspired by the popular films of the same name, featuring stories from the best writers and artists in comics.
Checker Book Publishing Group is proud to present this collection of 13 short stories from all 20 blood-curdling issues and a Summer special. This package has been officially approved by Clive Barker, himself, containing stories written by him and other outstanding writers such as Neil Gaiman, author of the ultra-hot comics series, Sandman, and the best-selling novel, American Gods and fan favorites D.G. Chichester and Scott Hampton.
A top quality package: Full-color throughout, including many painted pages (Alex Ross, especially), and high-gloss paperstock.
Neil Gaiman and Alex Ross are among the heavyweights who contributed to this landmark comicbook anthology based on the horror classic, Hellraiser, which ran from 1989 to 1993. Featuring short stories in the Hellraiser milieu written and illustrated by the leading lights in the comic book industry, this series shocked and entertained millions of comics and Clive Barker fans. Checker Book Publishing collects for the first time the best of these short stories into a single full-color trade paperback collection. A must have for Hellraiser, Clive Barker, and quality comics fans.
Stories by The Master of Horror, Clive Barker; best-selling author Neil Gaiman; and others. Illustrated by some of the best known artists in the comics field.
A collection containing the best of the Hellraiser stories.
Clive Barker's "Hellraiser" comic books were inspired by the popular films ofthe same name, featuring stories from the best writers and artists in comics.This is a collection of 13 short stories from all 20 bloodcurdling issues anda Summer special. Color illustrations.
About the Author
Clive Barker is the best-selling author, painter and award-winning filmmaker whose name is synonymous with horror and suspense. His books have sold millions of copies and his films, which includes the aforementioned Hellraiser series and Gods and Monsters (an Academy Award winner), have earned millions of dollars at the box office.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Mark Thompson ii
"Dead Man's Hand" 4
Written by Sholly Fisch; art by Dan Spiegle
"The Harrowing" Part I 12
Story by Clive Barker; written by Anna Miller, Malcolm Smith, and Fred Vicarel; art by Alex Ross
"The Harrowing" Part II 51
Story by Clive Barker; written by Anna Miller, Malcolm Smith, and Fred Vicarel; art by Tristan Shane
"For My Son" 87
Written by Frank Lovece; art by Bill Koeb
"Like Flies to Wanton Boys" 105
Written by Bunny Hampton-Mack; art by Scott Hampton
"The Girl in the Peephole" 124
Written by Del Stone, Jr.; art by Marc Hempel
Written by Neil Gaiman; art by Dave McKean
"Mazes of the Mind" 160
Story and art by Mark Nelson
"Dead Things Rot" 171
Written by D.G. Chichester; art by Mike Mignola
"Dear Diary" 187
Written by Sholly Fisch; art by Colleen Doran
"Death, Where Is Thy Sting?" 199
Written by Malcolm Smith; art by Paul Johnson
"Losing Herself in the Part" 213
Written by Doug Murray and Dwayne McDuffie; art by Gray Morrow