Hellraiser Cover Gallery : A to F ~G to Z
Pinhead : the horror icon whose image has been taken from the silver screen to adorn the humblest bumper sticker and fridge magnet. How could he not find his way to being the cover star of every genre magazine on the planet..? The famous box makes a few welcome appearances while Pinhead's fellow cenobites, deferring to their leader, lag a long way behind...
Absolute Underground - No 108, October/November 2022: Pinhead squeezes into the left hand sidebar as Phil and Sarah Stokes are interviewed inside about Clive Barker's Dark Worlds.
Action Figure Digest - No 105, December 2002: Showcasing NECA's first Pinhead figure.
Action Figure Digest - No 113, August 2003: Angelique graces the cover as the second series of Hellraiser figues is released by NECA.
Amazing Figure Modeller - No 11, 1998: Contains an interview with Doug Bradley, Nicholas Vince and Simon Bamford at the September 1997 Monster Modelfest in Boston.
Adrenaline Hebdo - No , 1991: The French get Pinhead on the cover of this magazine that includes restrospectives on both Clive's films and his books.
Art Of Horror - No 11, April/May 1995: This German magazine eventually transformed into X-Rated but back when it was called Art of Horror, it listed Hellraiser at number 4 and Hellraiser II at number 9 in its Top 50 best horror films, followed by Hellraiser III at 33, Candyman at 40 and Nightbreed at 44.
Brutarian Magazine - No 25, 1998: Pinhead acts as the inspiration for the cover art of this US alternative music, art, film and culture magazine. Contains an interview with Clive.
The Carillon - Vol 1 No 0.5, 1992: An offshoot from the editors of Coenobium, designed to be a sister magazine 'that deals somewhat with Hellraiser.' This test issue had several faces of the Chatterer on the cover.
Cinefantastique - Vol 26 No 3, April 1995: The Clive Barker issue, containing a number of articles and interviews with Clive.
Coenobium - No 0, 1989: Issue 0 of what would go on to establish itself as the incomparable Coenobium from Diane Keating, this first outing has a demon about to pounce on a puzzle-box solver...
Coenobium - No 1, 1990 (alternate first cover): Another puzzle box solver - on a beach... with Butterball... The regular cover (below) would instead focus on the box itself.
Coenobium - No 1, 1990: Following the ground-breaking issue 0, this is the one that really kicked Coenobium off.
Coenobium - No 3, 1990: Features part two of an interview with Clive
Coenobium - No 4, 1991: Includes a report on the New York Fangoria Weekend of Horrors in January 1991 which Clive and Doug Bradley attended, together with reviews of all the new Hellraiser-related merchandising.
Coenobium - No 6, 1991: Featuring an interview with Peter Atkins on the set of Hellraiser III and an interview with Nicholas Vince.
Coenobium - No 9, 1993: Including an interview with Clive, the buxom and naked damsel in distess on the cover announces the "sex issue" - or "eros cenobis" - of Coenobium.
Coenobium - No 11, 1993: Pinhead's back a couple of issues later looking tired but happy...
Coenobium - No 15, Summer 1996: Featuring a review of Bloodline's marketing campaign and interviews with modelmakers Richard Hamecher and Jeff Brower of Screamin' and with Steve Goodrich of Effective Images.
Comic Shop News - No 117, 20 September 1989: Dan Chichester talks about the forthcoming Hellraiser graphic novels and Nightbreed comics from Epic. John Bolton's striking image of Pinhead takes the cover.
Comic Shop News - No 225, October 1991: The Harvest of Evil announces an interview with Clive about his comic book and graphic novel adaptations.
Comics Scene - No 10, December 1989: John Bolton's Pinhead is trapped in a circle while Dan Chichester and others talk about the new Hellraiser series of graphic novels inside.
Comic Values Monthly - No 65, December 1991: Horror comics in the spotlight and issue one of Marvel's Hellraiser graphic novels on the cover alongside The Twillight Zone, Tales From The Crypt, Swamp Thing, Sandman and The Vampire Lestat.
Comic World - No 9, November 1992: The Horror Issue featuring interviews with Nicholas Vince and Steve Bissette as well as an interview with Barker.
Critical Wave, No 6, 1988: An account of a set visit to Pinewood Studios during extra effects shots and insert scenes on Hellbound prompted Critical Wave to show Clive halfway to Pinhead-isation on their cover.
Dark Horizons - No 54, March 2009: Dominic Harman's cover for the 2008 UK re-release of The Hellbound Heart takes front cover status here for the British Fantasy Society's publication, with a back cover of one of his Cabal designs and an interview inside.
Dark Hour - April/May 1993: What looks like a home-produced and photocopied fanzine. It contains a page of reviews of Hellraiser III, The Yattering and Jack graphic novel and Candyman.
The Dark Side - No 18, March 1992: Here we go with the first in a collection of glossy magazines choosing the side-on view of Pinhead in the Pillar of Souls. Contains an interview with Peter Atkins, one with Tony Hickox and an interview with Clive.
The Dark Side - No 30, March 1993: A full-face Pinhead this time announcing an interview with Peter Atkins.
The Dark Side - No 186, 2017: Pinhead as the surgeon from Hellbound: Hellraiser II squeezes onto the lower left, with an article about deleted and missing scenes in horror and sci-fi movies inside.
The DarkerSide - No 1, October 2009: Doug Bradley, interviewed at Scarefest in 2009, features in this debut magazine'on the fringe for the subculture.'
Demoriam - No 23, November 1999: The final issue of the Demorium club features part two of a Clive Barker interview.
Den Of Geek - New York Comic Con, October 2022: The New York Comic Con issue has Jamie Clayton's Hell Priest on the cover.
Doom - No 1, September 1995: An issue of the German magazine with an interview with Kevin Yagher about Bloodline.
Dread - No 3, December 1991: The Pillar Of Souls holds Pinhead captive.
Dread - No 4, 1992: Pinhead screams from the Pillar of Souls - the still favoured by magazine editors around the globe - here proclaiming Dread's interviews with Doug Bradley, Bob Keen and Tony Hickox - a packed issue!
Dread - No 10, 1993: Dread makes a great impression when it moves to colour covers, no better than here, with Sarah's favourite piece of Barker-related artwork by the fabulous John Bolton.
Dread - Summer Special No 1, Summer 1992: Featuring Peter Atkins' backstory for the new Hellraiser III cenobites, entitled Children Of Fire.
L'Ecran Fantastique - No 89, February 1988: Over to France for an extensive Clive Barker interview as well as one with Christopher Figg.
L'Ecran Fantastique - No 96, September 1988: After getting a small cover shot seven months earlier, Pinhead takes the full cover for a Hellbound set visit and talk with Christopher Figg.
Empire: The Greatest Horror Movies Ever - 2000: Candyman joins cover star Pinhead as Candyman and Hellraiser are named among the greatest 50 horror movies ever...
Everybody's News, Issue 511, 3 - 9 July 1998: As Clive visits Cincinnati for a Galilee signing, the local alternative arts weekly runs this inventive cover to herald their interview inside.
Ex Cathedra - No 4, May 1995: Next stop is Australia as the Barker interview roadshow continues its world tour.
Famous Monsters Of Filmland, Issue 289, October 2017: Pinhead artwork by Sanjulian graces the variant D cover of this oversized issue as Clive is interviewed for the 30th anniversary of Hellraiser.
Famous Monsters Underground - No 1, June/July 2011: Icons of horror are shown in a pitched battle for attention in the 1980s on the cover of this debut magazine from the publishers of Famous Monsters.
Fangoria - No 65, July 1987: One of Julia's victims as discovered by Fangoria during their Hellraiser set visit. Contains an interview with Barker.
Fangoria - No 67, September 1987: Moving from the sidebar photo to Fangoria's main photo, Hellraiser begins its real assault on occupying the Fangoria front cover whenever possible. Contains an interview with Barker.
Fangoria - No 76, August 1988: Back to the smaller sidebar photo space for the Hellbound set visit. Contains an interview with Clive.
Fangoria - No 78, October 1988: Reflecting his move centre-stage for the second movie, Pinhead finally becomes the Fangoria poster pinup icon that the audience demanded. Having secured secured this cover spot status, he's never really let go of it. Contains an interview with Clive.
Fangoria - No 82, May 198: Pinhead back again - and the first use of 'that surgeon scene' on a front cover. Contains an article on Clive's graphic novels and an interview with Doug Bradley.
Fangoria - No 103, June 1991: A small picture of the Screamin' Pinhead model. Contains an article on model-making.
Fangoria - No 110, March 1992: That side-on shot again. A set visit to Hellraiser III including interviews with Doug Bradley, Peter Atkins and Anthony Hickox.
Fangoria - No 112, May 1992: Both sides of Doug Bradley on an issue containing Bradley's Hellraiser III production diary.
Fangoria - No 113, June 1992: Peter Atkins finally gets selected to appear on a cover and look which picture they choose! Anthony Hickox is interviewed inside.
Fangoria (Spain) - No 10, July 1992: The same cover line-up for the Spanish edition of Fangoria 113.
Fangoria - No 140, March 1995: Pinhead plays second fiddle to Nix here. The Lord Of Illusions article includes an interview with Clive, while Doug Bradley, Kevin Yagher and Gary Tunnicliffe preview Hellraiser IV and Tony Todd discusses Candyman 2.
Fangoria - No 141, April 1995: The next month, the cenobites strike back, relegating Nix to the smaller sidebar image. Angelique introduces a set visit to Hellraiser IV which also includes a couple of photos from scenes eventually cut from the movie. An article on Lord Of Illusions includes an interview with Barker.
Fangoria - No 146, September 1995: There's a Clive interview to close the Lord Of Illusions production diary.
Fangoria - No 198, November 2000: Despite his short on-screen time in Inferno, it's Pinhead's image which dominates the marketing... Contains an interview with Scott Derrickson and Paul Harris Boardman and one with Doug Bradley.
Fangoria - No 215, August 2002: Another Hellraiser on its way, it's Pinhead's image which leads again for Fangoria's short teaser article...
Fangoria - No 310, February 2012: Barbie Wilde's Female Cenobite markes a return for Hellraiser to the cover of Fangoria, 95 issues and almost 10 years since its last cover spot - two interviews about their experiences as Cenobites inside, one with Barbie, the second with Simon Bamford.
The Bloody Best Of Fangoria - Vol 7, 1988: Frank lurks in the shadows, announcing an interview with Clive about Hellraiser.
The Bloody Best Of Fangoria - Vol 8, 1989: Hellbound on the cover and issue 78's interview with Clive repeated inside.
The Bloody Best Of Fangoria - Vol 11, July 1992: Pinhead in the Pillar again - repetition on the cover, repetition of a Barker interview inside.
The Bloody Best Of Fangoria - Vol 12, September 1993: Pinhead's bad hair day... A new interview with Barker sits alongside a reprint of Doug Bradley's Hellraiser III production diary.
Fangoria Poster Magazine - No 2, [Summer] 1988: Lurking in the top left hand corner, Julia's first victim looks forlornly out at the Fango crowd. Clive is interviewed inside about Rawhead Rex as well as some quotes lifted from the Hellraiser presskit.
Fangoria Poster Magazine - No 3, Fall 1988: Julia gets down and dirty with Browning and a short Barker interview accompanies the poster.
Fangoria - Fangoria, Vol 2 No 17, October 2022: Jamie Clayton's Pinhead puts Hellraiser on the cover of Fangoria after another ten year gap. Jamie Clayton, director David Bruckner, producer David Goyer and makeup FX artists Joss & Sierra Russell are all featured inside.
Fantastique Zone - No 10, January/February 2003: A rarity indeed - a cover slot for Hellseeker. A six page article inside this French magazine charts the progress of the Hellraiser franchise from 1 through 6 and anticipates numbers 7 and 8. An accompanying DVD included screenplays of the first two films, audio clips and a number of images.
Fear - No 3, November/December 1988: An artist's impression of the key sequences in Hellbound for an issue with a Barker interview and a short story, Here Comes A Candle, by Peter Atkins.
Femmes Fatales - Vol 3 No 4, Spring 1995: Valentina Vargas' interview beats off stiff competition from Famke Janssen, Brigitte Nielsen and Julie Strain to secure front page billing. Another couple of shots from the cut sequences surface here.
Le Film Francais - No 2176, 15 January 1988: Hellraiser is reviewed inside this French film magazine, with Pinhead taking cover billing.
Film Review - June 1989: Kenneth Cranham screams from the cover below Timothy Dalton. Inside, a montage of photos from Hellbound and a review.
Film Threat - No 19, 1989: A classy JK Potter cover for Film Threat's first interview with Clive.
Film Threat - Vol 2 No 5, August 1992: The next time they interview Clive, on the set of Hellraiser III's reshoots, Pinhead gets sole billing.
Firelight Shocks - No 4, September 2002: Doug Bradley eschews Pinhead's make-up for this cover image by Ewen Millar. Inside, he compares shooting Hellseeker to Inferno and others.
Forbidden Lines - November / December 1991: Pinhead in the pillar announces an exclusive Hellraiser III set visit report in this North Carolina-produced magazine.
From Hell And Beyond - January/February 1992: Epic's Harvest of Evil image is reproduced in black and white for the Clive Barker Appreciation Society's newsletter which reprints an interview with Clive from the Imajica tour inside.