Discover a Life-Changing Choice in the SCARLET Arc of the Record-breaking Series in July 2022
LOS ANGELES, CA (June 28, 2022) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #7, the next issue in the new ongoing original series set in the world of the Eisner Award-nominated Something is Killing the Children, written by Something is Killing the Children co-creator James Tynion IV (The Department of Truth, The Nice House on the Lake) and co-writer Sam Johns (Punchline, The Joker), with art by rising star artist Letizia Cadonici and co-creator Werther Dell’Edera (Razorblades), colorist Francesco Segala (Firefly), and letterer AndWorld Design (The Many Deaths of Laila Starr), the continuation of the story about a Scarlet Mask who steps up to a terrifying task, available in July 2022.
After his shocking discovery of what is actually lurking in the lake, Edwin is faced with a choice that will change his life forever: wait for a Black Mask to arrive and risk losing the monster, or take on the creature himself… Discover Edwin’s story and dive even deeper into the expanding world of Something is Killing the Children with the SCARLET arc of House of Slaughter!
HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #7 features main cover art by legendary artist Rafael Albuquerque (Detective Comics) and series artist Dell’Edera, as well as variant cover art by famed illustrators Reiko Murakami (Maw) and Francesco Francavilla (Night of the Ghoul).
Fans can also collect a special Bodybag variant cover by internationally renowned artist Shintaro Kago (Dementia 21) that will be polybagged and not publicly previewed. Each Bodybag variant cover will be limited to its initial print run and will not be reprinted or collected in any subsequent formats.
Something is Killing the Children is the bestselling, Eisner Award-nominated hit series created by acclaimed comics writer James Tynion IV and illustrator Werther Dell’Edera. It has sold over one million copies worldwide, has been nominated for Eisner, Harvey, and Ringo Awards, and garnered widespread critical acclaim. Readers and fans can find the first four volumes collecting the first fifteen issues of the ongoing series in bookstores everywhere.
HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; Proctor Valley Road by Grant Morrison, Alex Child, and Naomi Franquiz; We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; The Many Deaths of Laila Starr by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; Eve by Victor LaValle and Jo Mi-Gyeong; Alice Ever After by Dan Panosian and Giorgio Spalletta; Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano and the upcoming series Briar by Christopher Cantwell and Germán García, and Stuff of Nightmares by R.L. Stine and A.L. Kaplan. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Atreides from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Dev Pramanik; Mighty Morphin and Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott, Marco Renna, and Francesco Mortarino; and Magic from Jed McKay and Ig Guara.
Print copies of HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #7 will be available for sale on July 27, 2022 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle. Readers can purchase HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER VOL 1, collecting the first five issues, wherever books are sold.