“Both magical & horrifying, like memories of telling monster stories to your friends as a kid to one up each other, except, the monster is real….”—Vita Ayala, Morbius the Living Vampire
“Can’t say enough good things about this creepy, shocking, riveting book.”—Tom Taylor, DCeased
“Horror in the vein of IT and Dreamcatcher laced with Manga influences.”—Ram V, Paradiso
BOOM! Studios announced that SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1, the first issue of the critically acclaimed new ongoing horror series from GLAAD Award-winning author James Tynion IV (The Woods, Justice League) and artist Werther Dell’Edera (Briggs Land), has sold out of its third printing at the distributor level.
In order to meet the continuing overwhelming demand from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios have announced the release of SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1 FOURTH PRINTING VARIANT, featuring an all-new cover by artist Lee Garbett (Joss Whedon’s Firefly), arriving in comic shops on October 2, 2019.
SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1 introduces readers to a close-knit community rocked by a series of murders and the sudden appearance of Erica Slaughter, a mysterious figure who rides into town claiming she can stop the brutal murders turning their lives upside down.
But the local police and authority figures don’t know what to make of this dangerous outsider who claims to believe the local kids and their rumors of monsters in the woods. Can they trust this so-called “monster” hunter with their children’s lives? Or is Erica Slaughter an unhinged killer who’ll only bring more tragedy into their midst?
“SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN is the top-selling original series launch in our history – and we’re committed to making sure every fan gets a chance to experience one of the most acclaimed new series of the year,” said Filip Sablik, President Sales and Marketing, BOOM! Studios.“James, Werther, and Miquel have created an incredible new vision of horror and an unforgettable lead in Erica Slaughter, whose secrets may be just as terrifying as the monsters she hunts!”
SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; Bury The Lede by Gaby Dunn and Claire Roe; Klaus by Grant Morrison and Dan Mora; and Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon’s Firefly from Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy The Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and David López; Angel from Bryan Edward Hill and Gleb Melnikov; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.
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