Alpha #1
Alpha 1
Release Date September 11, 2013
Writer Joe Hill
Art Gabriel Rodriguez
Colors Jay Fotos
Letters Robbie Robbins
Editing Chris Ryall
Previous Locke & Key: Omega #5
Next Locke & Key: Alpha #2

Locke & Key: Alpha #1 is the thirty-sixth issue of the series.


  • The photos on the final pages are of the Locke & Key TV Pilot.
  • The issue was originally scheduled for release on August 28, 2013[1] but was delayed until September 11, 2013.[2]
  • The shadow that attacked Nina with the hatchet was taking the form of Al Grubb.
  • The scene with Dodge telling Kinsey that Tyler was approaching is the same shot as the one in Omega #5, when the possessed Jackie taunted Kinsey.