YouTuber Mr. H. has been releasing a series of character studies from the Hellraiser franchise, uncovering the origins for some of the series’ most intriguing peripheral characters. Previous installments have focused on the Cenobites Chatterer, Butterball, and Female, offering insights and providing backstories for these enigmatic creatures. His most recent edition focuses on someone of extreme importance whose relevance is never really conveyed in the films: The Engineer.
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To the uninitiated, The Engineer seems like a monster, an animal, a base and primitive monstrosity, but nothing could be further from the truth. His role is more important than the Cenobites and his powers are close to infinite. Learn more about the entity pulling the strings in Leviathan’s never-ending labyrinth. Give the video below a spin and let us know what you think in the Comments section.
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In other Clive Barker news, Hellraiser: Anthology – Volume 2 is headed our way in later this month! The graphic novel will feature stories written by returning Hellraiser comic scribes Ben Meares, Christian Francis, Mark Alan Miller, David Ian McKendry & Rebekah McKendry, and Matt Murray, as well as newcomers to the series Zac Thompson & Lonnie Nadler and Ken Winkler.
Artists include returning Hellraiser alumni Daniele Serra (who provides the cover along with a six-page story), Riley Schmitz, Jim Terry Art, and Nick Percival, along with newcomers to the series Mark Torres, Hector Casanova, Christian DiBari, Simon Gough, Devmalya Pramani, and Nino Cammarata.
The folks at Seraphim have been making the rounds on the convention circuit, promoting all things Clive Barker related, especially the wildly successful Hellraiser: Anthology Vol 1. Fans will be able to snap up the first copies of Hellraiser: Anthology Vol 2 on the floor of Son of Monsterpalooza, an annual event returning to Burbank, CA on September 15th thru 17th. It’ll be available to the masses on www.realclivebarker.com beginning September 24th.