Discover the Eisner-Nominated Series Before the Netflix Film from
Director David Fincher in May 2022
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 18, 2022) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at THE KILLER: AFFAIRS OF THE STATE #4, the next issue in the return of the Eisner Award-nominated series by acclaimed French artist Luc Jacamon and writer Matz (The Black Dahlia), bringing readers into the Killer’s high-stakes world of espionage and contract killing before the upcoming Netflix film directed by David Fincher (The Social Network), written by Andrew Kevin Walker (Se7en), and starring Michael Fassbender (X-Men: First Class).
Killer and Nicolas continue to escalate the local gang wars and promote their man on the inside, while some too-clever local cops catch on to their plot, and Mayor Marchand continues to rise in power. Meanwhile, as Killer settles into his real job, will his attention be dangerously divided?
THE KILLER: AFFAIRS OF THE STATE #4 features all-new main cover art by series artist and global star illustrator Jacamon, and variant covers by highly acclaimed artists Dave Johnson (Alice Ever After) and Tula Lotay (Faithless).
THE KILLER: AFFAIRS OF THE STATE is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning Archaia imprint, home to inspiring graphic novels such as Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Ryan North, and Albert Monteys; The Sacrifice of Darkness by Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne-Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby; Big Black: Stand at Attica by Frank “Big Black” Smith, Jared Reinmuth, and Améziane,We Served the People by Emei Burell, New World by David Jesus Vignolli, About Betty’s Boob by Vero Cazot and Julie Rocheleau, Eighty Days by A.C. Esguerra, Better Angels: A Kate Warne Adventure by Jeff Jensen and George Schall, The Short While by Jeremy Sorese, as well as original and licensed series including Cursed Pirate Girl by Jeremy Bastian, Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes, Lev Grossman’s The Magicians, Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller, and the upcoming Flavor Girls by Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky.
Print copies of THE KILLER: AFFAIRS OF THE STATE #4 will be available for sale on May 25, 2022 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.comto 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.