If you think you can unlock the gates of Hell and just invite yourself in, you must be Dreaming! The epic crossover between two of the most beloved fantasy universes in comics begins here.
John "Jack" Locke is ten years dead, but that hasn't stopped him from posting the occasional letter home... from Hell. Now Mary Locke will do anything to save her brother's soul, including cut a deal with Roderick Burgess - the most evil man in England -to search for answers in the House of Mystery and risk the walking nightmare known as the Corinthian to find help in a disintegrating Kingdom of Dreams!
|0||Locke & Key: Hell & Gone #0||Joe Hill||Gabriel Rodriguez
Malcolm Jones III
|1||Locke & Key: Hell & Gone #1||Joe Hill||Gabriel Rodriguez||Gabriel Rodriguez||Jay Fotos|
|2||Locke & Key: Hell & Gone #2||Joe Hill||Gabriel Rodriguez||Gabriel Rodriguez||Jay Fotos|
- When the series was announced, it was reported the Key to Hell, first shown in Season of Mists, would play a pivotal role in the crossover.
- Neil Gaiman serves as consultant on the crossover.
- Issue 0 collects Locke & Key: Open the Moon and Preludes and Nocturnes: "Sleep of the Just", as well as a reprint of the Guide to the Known Keys. This issue serves as a re-introduction and an informer to anyone who is unfamiliar with either series, in preparation for the release of issue 1.
- The issues were printed under each of its property's respective publishers: IDW printed issue 1 under the Locke & Key title in April 2021, while DC Comics will be printing issue 2 under the Sandman Universe title in early 2021. Despite this, the second issue will be titled The Sandman Universe – Locke & Key: Hell & Gone #1 due to being in the Sandman Universe line.
- Sandman/Locke & Key and Spider-Man #1 in IDW November 2020 Solicits
- Locke & Key/Sandman Crossover Details Revealed by Joe Hill
- Worlds collide in exclusive first look at Sandman / Locke & Key comic crossover
- Sandman Crossover With Locke & Key Gets 0 Issue
- Previews World: LOCKE & KEY SANDMAN HELL & GONE #1
|Collections||Preludes and Nocturnes • The Doll's House • Dream Country • Season of Mists • A Game of You • Fables and Reflections • Brief Lives • Worlds' End • The Kindly Ones • The Wake|
|Novellas||Midnight Theatre • The Dream Hunters • Endless Nights • Overture|
|The Sandman Universe||The Dreaming • House of Whispers • Lucifer • Books of Magic • John Constantine: Hellblazer • The Dreaming: Waking Hours • Hell & Gone • Nightmare Country|
|Other||Death: The Time of Your Life • Death: The High Cost of Living • Lucifer • Book of Dreams|