Download "Hellraiser" Comic Book Prelude Here!

BOOM! Studios is launching a new ongoing "HELLRAISER" comic book
series written by Clive Barker that will be released in comic stores everywhere on
Wednesday March 23rd, 2011.

This is only the third time that Clive has "touched" the characters — the first with his novella "THE HELLBOUND HEART" and the second being the first "HELLRAISER" film.

With the "HELLRAISER" ongoing comic series, Clive Barker returns to his signature

In celebration of the release of the first issue, BOOM! Studios has given us a FREE Dowloadable PDF of the "PRELUDE TO THE FIRST ISSUE OF 'HELLRAISER.'"
---This is is a complete self-contained original 8 page "Hellraiser" story.
---Story takes place before issue #1 of the new "HELLRAISER" ongoing, written
by Clive Barker and drawn by Leonardo Manco
---This IS NOT a preview of anything from the first issue. This is all new, all
original content.
---There is no way to get this content outside of the PDF. It will not be put into
print until the TPB collection.

You can download the PDF for FREE right here.

You can also check out the first five pages of Issue #1 and some covers at the bottom of this post.

"HELLRAISER" #1 - "Pursuit of the Flesh: Part One"

Written by Clive Barker with Christopher Monfette
Art by Leonardo Manco
Colors by Charlie Kirchoff
Lettering by Travis Lanham
Cover A by Tim Bradstreet
Cover B by Nick Percival
Cover C by Clive Barker
Larry's Comics Cover by Tim Bradstreet
New Dimension Comics Cover by Nick Percival
Edited by Ian Brill
Published by BOOM! Studios
Suggested for Mature Readers
40 PAGES, FC, $3.99

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! So prepare your soul for an epic journey into horror from one of the medium's greatest voices, and starring one of the medium's greatest characters, in an unforgettable new chapter of "HELLRAISER."

BONUS: this epic 40-page first issue features a 10-page backup story written by the co-writer and co-director of "THE MATRIX" trilogy, Larry Wachowski!

Featuring covers from legendary artist Tim Bradstreet and "LEGENDS: THE ENCHANTED" artist Nick Percival. Special limited editon "C" cover by Clive Barker himself.
Hellraiser Issue #1 Preview