Your First Look at the Dark Ritual in HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #2
Discover if You Have What it Takes to Survive the HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER in November 2021
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 10, 2021) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at the second issue of HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER, a 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 Tate Brombal (Barbalien), and illustrated by co-creator Werther Dell‘Edera (Razorblades) and artist Chris Shehan (The Autumnal), colorist Miquel Muerto (Something is Killing the Children), and letterer AndWorld Design (The Many Deaths of Laila Starr). Discover the inner workings of the mysterious House of Slaughter, exploring the secret history of the Order that forged Erica Slaughter into the monster hunter she is today, available in November 2021.
Erica Slaughter isn’t the only member of the House of Slaughter to have made sacrifices in order to become the monster hunter she is today. As a teenager, her handler and rival Aaron finds himself with a new roommate, the mysterious “transfer student” Jace Boucher. To initiate his training, Jace must prove his loyalty to the House of Slaughter through a binding ritual… that few survive.
HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #2 features main cover art by series artist Shehan, as well as variant cover art by series artists Dell’Edera and Shehan and incentive variant cover art by acclaimed illustrators Aud Koch (Jim Henson’s The Storyteller) and Ryan Sook (Legion of Superheroes).
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. As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix is developing a Something is Killing the Children series with Intrepid Pictures’ Trevor Macy and Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Hill House). Readers and fans can find the first three 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; 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; Proctor Valley Road by Grant Morrison, Alex Child, and Naomi Franquiz; The Many Deaths of Laila Starr by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; and 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 McKay and Ig Guara.
Print copies of HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #2 will be available for sale on November 24, 2021 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.
James Tynion IV
Tate Brombal / Photo by Albert Hoang