Comic Crypt: SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1 Sells Out Before Hitting Store Shelves!

The amazing demand for Boom! Studios new horror series, SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1 has been phenomenal! The premiere issue #1 has sold out from its distributor before hitting store shelves and a second printing has been ordered to meet demand. Get more details right here!

From The Press Release

BOOM! Studios announced today that SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1, the first issue of the highly anticipated new horror series from GLAAD Award-winning author James Tynion IV (The Woods, Justice League) and artist Werther Dell’Edera (Briggs Land), has sold out at the distributor level before its debut on September 4, 2019 at comics shops.

In order to meet the overwhelming demand from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios is fast-tracking the release of  SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT, featuring an all-new cover by rising star artist Dani Strips (Coffin Bound), so it can arrive in comic shops on September 11, 2019.

SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN is about a close-knit community rocked by a series of murders and the sudden appearance of Erica Slaughter, a mysterious figure who rides into town claiming she can stop the brutal murders turning their lives upside down. 

But the local police and authority figures don’t know what to make of this dangerous outsider who claims to believe the local kids and their rumors of monsters in the woods. Can they trust this so-called “monster” hunter with their children’s lives? Or is Erica Slaughter an unhinged killer who’ll only bring more tragedy into their midst?

You can also download the official SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN trailer right here: SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1 Trailer

“The early support for SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN has been incredible so we’re very excited to be able to announce the second printing, with a beautiful variant cover by Dani Strips, for fans who can’t wait to get their hands on the first issue,” said Eric Harburn, Senior Editor, BOOM! Studios. “James, Werther, Miquel, and the team have created a unique horror series that readers won’t be able to put down!”

SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Futureby Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; Bury The Lede by Gaby Dunn and Claire Roe; Klaus by Grant Morrison and Dan Mora; and Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon’s Firefly from Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy The Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and David López; Angel from Bryan Edward Hill and Gleb Melnikov; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.

Print copies of SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1 will be available for sale September 4, 2019 exclusively at local comic book shops (use 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 the BOOM! Studios app.

For continuing news on SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

“One of the best new horror books I’ve read in a long time. It’s horror done inspiringly, terrifyingly right. Don’t miss out.”—Scott Snyder, Batman

 “Werther Dell’Edera’s art is so gorgeous & compelling. James is the king of queer-led horror, but you knew that already.”—Tini Howard, Thanos

“Perfect atmosphere & execution makes me want to break my hands in jealous frustration.”—Pornsak Pichetshote, Infidel

About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including LumberjanesThe WoodsGiant DaysKlaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Cartoon Network, and The Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox for film and with 20th Television for the small screen. Please visit for more information. 

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About Michael Juvinall (6057 Articles)
I am a devoted husband and father. I have been a voracious horror fan since the early age of 5 and metal fan since I was 14. I watch all horror films but my great loves are classic horror films: Universal Monsters, Werewolves, Hammer Horror and an all-around affinity for things that go bump in the night! I'm also a huge fan of extreme metal music.

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