The Horror Hit that Birthed the Slaughterverse Returns to Print!

This Special Archive Edition #1 is Restored and Ready to Hit Shelves September 2024

The debut issue of the Eisner Award-winning hit series Something is Killing the Children created by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera returns to print as part of BOOM! Studios’ Archive Edition line in its original format for the very first time!

Witness the beginning of the Archer’s Peak Saga, where the world was introduced to Erica Slaughter,  the unforgettable monster hunter with strange eyes. Whether experiencing it fresh or picking up this archive edition to complete your personal collection, relive the horror and rich lore from the very start.

SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN ARCHIVE EDITION #1 will be available in comic shops September 11, 2024. It is available for pre-order at your local comic shop. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including Kindle, iBooks, and Google Play.

SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN ARCHIVE EDITION 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; Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano; Stuff of Nightmares by R.L. Stine and A.L. Kaplan; Damn Them All by Simon Spurrier and Charlie Adlard; Once Upon a Time at the End of the World by Jason Aaron, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Leila del Duca, and Nick Dragotta; A Vicious Circle by Mattson Tomlin and Lee Bermejo; Ghostlore by Cullen Bunn and Leomacs; Sirens of the City by Joanne Starer and Khary Randolph; Coda by Simon Spurrier and Matías Bergara; Rare Flavours by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; Underheist by David and Maria Lapham; and Animal Pound by Tom King and Peter Gross. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Corrino from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Simone Ragazzoni; Mighty Morphin Power Rangers by Melissa Flores and Simona Di Gianfelice; and The Expanse: Dragon Tooth by Andy Diggle, Rubine, and Francesco Pisa.

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Something is Killing the Children is the bestselling Eisner Award and Ringo Award-winning hit series created by acclaimed comics writer James Tynion IV and illustrator Werther Dell’Edera. It has sold over four and a half million copies worldwide, been nominated for the Harvey Awards, and garnered widespread critical acclaim. Readers and fans can find the first seven volumes collecting the first thirty-five issues of the ongoing series in bookstores everywhere. The series is currently in active development at Netflix, through BOOM! Studios first-look deal with the streaming, with Baran Bo Adar and Jante Friese, acclaimed creators of Dark and 1899.