Jenny Frison contributes a variant cover for BOOM! Studios' "Something is Killing the Children" #1

Jenny Frison contributes a variant cover for BOOM! Studios' "Something is Killing the Children" #1

James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera’s upcoming series Something is Killing the Children has one of the most unsettling titles in recent memory. With the talent they’re pulling in to contribute variant covers, well, they’re certainly doing a killer job of going for unsettling.

Take Jenny Frison’s variant, for instance. It’s a simple shot, just a close-up of a face, but it’s all those details that work to make it extra creepy: the hard stare, the bloody knife, and the wicked grin printed on the bandana covering the subject’s mouth. It’s a fitting cover for a sinister-sounding book, so check it out below.

Per BOOM!:

Superstar Jenny Frison Covers SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1 From BOOM! Studios
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LOS ANGELES, CA (August 7, 2019) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at the SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1 variant cover by acclaimed artist and illustrator Jenny Frison (Wonder Woman), featuring the mysterious monster hunter, Erica Slaughter, who arrives in the middle of a string of startling deaths in a small, close-knit community rocked by the tragedies and consumed by fear. The first issue of the hotly-anticipated new series by award-winning author James Tynion IV (The Woods, Justice League) and artist Werther Dell’Edera (Briggs Land) will be available on September 4, 2019.

In a sleepy town in the heart of America, children have started to die in horrific ways. The local police are mystified by the brutal murders, and frantic to catch the killer. But they refuse to believe reports of impossible creatures that lurk in the shadows snatching children and tearing them to pieces, especially since the only people who claim to have seen these so-called monsters are other children. Enter Erica Slaughter, a mysterious stranger who rides into town and claims she can solve their “monster” problem. But can the townspeople trust this dangerous outsider with their children’s lives? And more importantly, can the children trust this strange adult with their secrets?

SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1 features cover art by series artist Werther Dell’Edera and a variant cover by artists Jae Lee and June Chung (Batman/Superman).

Something is Killing the Children #1 will hit comic shops and digital retailers on September 4.

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Get a first look at the horror of “Something Is Killing the Children” #1 from BOOM! Studios

Get a first look at the horror of “Something Is Killing the Children” #1 from BOOM! Studios

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