Your First Look at the Fate of The Last Butcher in HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #3
Enter the House of Slaughter from the Bestselling Hit Series
Something is Killing the Children in December 2021
LOS ANGELES, CA (December 3, 2021) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at the third 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 December 2021.
As the House leaders discuss the fate of “the Last Butcher,” Aaron and Jace escape the watchful eye of Helen and the White Masks and sneak into the forbidden outreaches of Chicago. Then, in the present-day, Aaron finally comes face-to-face with the monster that he’s been tracking…which is much more powerful than expected.
HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #3 features main cover art by series artist Shehan, as well as variant cover art by series artists Dell’Edera and Shehan, and acclaimed artists Toni Infante (Future State: Harley Quinn) and Gabriel H. Walta (Barbalien).
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 #3 will be available for sale on December 22, 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.
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