BOOM! Studios revealed a first look at HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #8, the next issue in the new ongoing original series set in the world of the Eisner Award-winning 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 Sam Johns (Punchline, The Joker), with art by rising star artist Letizia Cadonici and co-creator Werther Dell’Edera (Razorblades), colorist Francesco Segala (Firefly), and letterer AndWorld Design (The Many Deaths of Laila Starr), the continuation of the story about a Scarlet Mask who steps up to a terrifying task, available in August 2022.
The SCARLET arc of House of Slaughter continues as Edwin’s search for a legendary monster goes horribly amiss. Adrift on Lake Michigan, can Edwin survive with only the torn pages of his journal as makeshift S.O.S. notes? And what memories of his past cases will surface as he clings to life?
HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #8 features main and variant cover art by Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire) and series artist Dell’Edera with colors by Miquel Muerto, as well as variant cover art by illustrator Well-Bee (Nita Hawes’ Nightmare Blog).
Fans can also collect a special Bodybag variant cover by renowned artist Chris Burnham (Batman: Urban Legends) with colors by Miquel Muerto that will be polybagged and not publicly previewed. Each Bodybag variant cover will be limited to its initial print run and will not be reprinted or collected in any subsequent formats.
Something is Killing the Children is the bestselling, Eisner Award-winning 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. Readers and fans can find the first four volumes collecting the first fifteen issues of the ongoing series in bookstores everywhere.