Discover a Deep Dive Into the Scarlet Masks and a Legendary Monster in May 2022
LOS ANGELES, CA (April 14, 2022) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #6, set in the world of the Eisner Award-nominated SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN. From co-creator James Tynion IV (The Department of Truth, The Nice House on the Lake) and new co-writer Sam Johns (Punchline, The Joker), with art by rising star artist Letizia Cadonici and co-creator Werther Dell’Edera (Razorblades), comes the premiere of the first issue of a new original story about the mysterious SCARLET MASKS in HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #6, available May 2022.
Edwin Slaughter is a Scarlet Mask, one of the secret record keepers of the Order of St. George. He’s enamored with stories of ancient hunters, as well as those in his midst, but he only gets to write the stories and never live them himself. That is, until what starts out as standard reconnaissance for the Order turns Edwin’s world upside down—a legendary monster is discovered, one long thought extinct! It’s taken the lives of countless children, bringing Edwin into the field and into real danger for the very first time.
HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #6 features main cover art by famed illustrators Rafael Albuquerque (BRZRKR) and co-creator Dell’Edera, as well as variant cover art by acclaimed artists Kyle Hotz (Savage Spider-man), Jorge Corona (Middlewest, Wynd), and Andrea Sorrentino (Gideon Falls).
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; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; The Many Deaths of Laila Starr by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; Eve by Victor LaValle and Jo Mi-Gyeong; Basilisk by Cullen Bunn and Jonas Scharf; Regarding the Matter of Oswald’s Body by Christopher Cantwell and Luca Casalanguida, Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; and the upcoming Alice Ever After by Dan Panosian and Giorgio Spalletta and Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano. 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 #6 will be available for sale on May 18, 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.