-Netflix's Locke and Key finally debuted after having trouble finding the right adaption with many failed pilots and movie scripts...
-With it finally debuting...as with any adaption there was bound to be changes from the source material. Behind the cut are some key changes from the comic to the live action adaption.
1. The Head Key
Comics - the Head Key literally takes someones head off and takes you inside of their mind.
Tv show - Compared to the show where using the Head Key brings you to a door that lets you inside of their mind.
2. The Identity Key
Comics - in the comics the Identity Key does not exist....rather it is two separate keys called the Skin Key and the Gender Key. The Skin key lets you change your skin color while the Gender Key allows you to change your gender.
Tv show - The Skin Key/Gender Key were merged to make the Identity Key in the tv show. A key thats you turn yourself into whoever you want to look like.
3. The Locke Family murder
Comics - In the comics the events that cause the family to up a move happen a bit differently...first there are two attackers Al Grubb and Sam Lesser. During the attack the Al Grubb rapes the mother, Nina, while Sam kills the father. Nina is also horrible alcoholic in the comics.
Tv Show - The show erases Al Grubb and the rape of Nina along with having her be a recovering alcoholic and more in-tuned with the story.