First Look at January's Something is Killing the Children #5

A few weeks ahead of Final Order Cutiff, explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has released a first look at Something is Killing the Children #5, the latest issue of the sales-shattering series by James Tynion IV, Werther Dell'Edera, Miquel Muerto, and AndWorld Design (who names their kid AndWorld?). Are the children still being killed? That remains to be seen, but a showdown appears imminent!

Check out the press release and preview below, and be sure to get your order in by January 6th.

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 19, 2019) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #5, the latest issue of the highly acclaimed original horror series from GLAAD Award-winning author James Tynion IV (The Woods, Batman), artist Werther Dell'Edera (Briggs Land), colorist Miquel Muerto (Bury the Lede) and letterer AndWorld Design (Martian Manhunter), about a close-knit community rocked by a series of murders and the appearance of Erica Slaughter, the mysterious figure who rides into town claiming she can stop the brutal attacks turning their lives upside down.

The time for investigation is over. The hunt begins, as Erica Slaughter brings the fight to the monster of Archer's Peak… but is James ready to confront the monster that killed his friends?

SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #5 features main cover art by series artist Werther Dell'Edera and variant cover art by David Lafuente, with colors by Germán García.

You can also watch the official SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN trailer right here: SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN Trailer

SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN is the newest release from BOOM! Studios' eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Future by 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; Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith; The Red Mother by Jeremy Haun and Danny Luckert; and the upcoming Alienated by Simon Spurrier and Chris Wildgoose. 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 #5 will be available for sale January 29, 2020 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 Madefire.

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

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