Secret Origins of Erica Slaughter Revealed in SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #16
Discover the Shocking Past of the Fan-Favorite Monster Hunter
from the Eisner-Nominated Series in May 2021
LOS ANGELES, CA (April 29, 2021) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #16, the launch of a brand new story arc in the Eisner Award-nominated horror series from GLAAD Award-winning author James Tynion IV (The Woods, Batman), artist Werther Dell’Edera (Briggs Land), colorist Miquel Muerto (Bury the Lede), and letterer AndWorld Design (We Only Find Them When They’re Dead), about Erica’s early experiences with the House of Slaughter and the start of her monster-hunting career… before the horrifying events that brought her to Archer’s Peak, available May 26, 2021.
The story you demanded begins here: the origin of Erica Slaughter! What shocking events brought Erica to the House of Slaughter… and what did she have to do to join the Order of St. George? The secrets are revealed here for the first time in this perfect jumping-on point for new readers.
SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #16 features main cover art by series artist Werther Dell’Edera and variant cover art by fan favorite artists Jenny Frison (We Only Find Them When They’re Dead) and Toni Infante (Mega Man: Fully Charged).
SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN 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; We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; The Many Deaths of Laila Starr by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; Proctor Valley Road by Grant Morrison, Alex Child, and Naomi Franquiz; and the upcoming Eve by Victor LaValle and Jo Mi-Gyeong. 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 MacKay and Ig Guara.
Print copies of SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #16 will be available for sale May 26, 2021 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the one nearest you) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire.