Official Press Release
San Diego, CA (October 28, 2004) Master of horror Clive Barker’s The Thief Of Always is a fable appealing to horror and fantasy fans young and old. Now, IDW brings you its own lavishly illustrated adaptation of the thrilling tale.
In The Thief of Always, adapted by Kris Oprisko and Gabriel Hernandez, Mr. Hood’s Holiday House has stood for a thousand years, welcoming countless children into its embrace. It’s a place of miracles, a blissful round of treats and seasons, where every childhood whim may be satisfied… for a price, as young Harvey Swick comes to learn.
“I’m delighted that this story, which was my first venture in writing for children, will now find a new audience through this beautiful new edition,” said The Thief of Always author Clive Barker.
“Clive is an amazing author, and all his skills are brought to bear in this amazing tale,” says writer Kris Oprisko. “The Thief of Always packs all the thrills and scares you’d expect from Clive, while at the same time perfectly capturing a child’s sense of wonder.”
Clive Barker’s The Thief of Always will be published as three bi-monthly, full-color, 48-page issues starting in January 2005.
IDW PUBLISHING is a division of Idea + Design Works, LLC, a revolutionary creative service company with a wide range of clients including The Upper Deck Company, Electronic Arts, Ultima Online, WizKids, Cartoon Network, Sony Online Entertainment, Nickelodeon, and many more. IDW Publishing focuses on a small number of high-quality titles. Among them are CBS’s CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith’s 30 Days of Night and its sequels, Dark Days and Return to Barrow; Ashley Wood’s Lore; CVO: Covert Vampiric Operations; Beau Smith’s Wynonna Earp; and Steve Niles’ Wake The Dead. Columbia Pictures has optioned the movie rights to 30 Days of Night, with Sam Raimi attached to produce. Konami is producing a video game based on CVO: Covert Vampiric Operations. Dimension Films has optioned the movie rights to Wake The Dead and Hyde. Paramount Pictures has optioned the movie rights to Aleister Arcane.
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