BOOM! Studios Announces HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #1 SECOND PRINTING Two Weeks Before Release
Discover Record-Breaking New Series from the World of ‘Something is Killing the Children’ in October 2021
BOOM! Studios announced today that in anticipation of the first printing of the highly anticipated series premiere of HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER, the best selling original comic book series in BOOM! Studios history after Keanu Reeves’ BRZRKR, selling out at the distributor level the publisher will be going back to press!
In response to the overwhelming support from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios has announced HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #1 SECOND PRINTING, featuring three brand new covers! The main cover and foil variant feature art by fan favorite artist Miguel Mercado (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) and the incentive variant cover is by superstar artists Jae Lee and June Chung (Batman), available in stores on November 17, 2021.
HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #1 is the premiere issue of the brand new ongoing original series set in the world of creators James Tynion IV (The Department of Truth, The Nice House on the Lake) and Werther Dell’Edera’s (Razorblades) Eisner Award-nominated global phenomenon Something is Killing the Children. The series is co-written by James Tynion IV and writer Tate Brombal (Barbalien), and illustrated by Werther Dell‘Edera and artist Chris Shehan (The Autumnal), colorist Miquel Muerto (Something is Killing the Children), and letterer AndWorld Design (The Many Deaths of Laila Starr).
You know Aaron Slaughter as Erica’s handler and rival. But before he donned the black mask, Aaron was a teenager training within the House of Slaughter. Surviving within the school is tough enough, but it gets even more complicated when Aaron falls for a mysterious boy destined to be his competition. Discover the inner workings of the mysterious House of Slaughter in this new horror series exploring the secret history of the Order that forged Erica Slaughter into the monster hunter she is today.
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.
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. Something is Killing the Children Book One Deluxe Edition will be available in hardcover and slipcase format in October 2021.
Print copies of HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #1 FIRST PRINTING will be available for sale on October 27, 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.