Something is Killing the Children #4

Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Werther Dell'edera Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: December 11, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 27
8.8Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

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The FBI has come to the small town of Archer's Peak, allegedly to help stop more children from being killed. But when the Sheriff's department turns their investigation to Erica Slaughter, the FBI is more interested in getting in the way. As the horrified townspeople watch Erica arm herself for a war they can't see, tensions rise to their breaking point in this penultimate issue.

  • 10
    You Don't Read Comics - Jason A. Fleece Dec 11, 2019

    Something is Killing the Children is a strong comic, one of quite a few tremendous horror titles at the end of 2019. This issue is another great one and ends with probably the biggest cliffhanger of the series so far.  Read Full Review

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Mateo Guerrero Dec 12, 2019

    Something Is Killing The Children #4 takes a step back from slaughter and mayhem to give its characters and readers a chance to breathe. With Erica firmly in the monster's lair by issue 4's end, I can hardly wait to see what happens to the angel of Archer's Peak. Hop on theSomething is Killing The Childrenroller coaster before the drop! Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Dec 11, 2019

    Dell'edera is more subtle with the art in this issue. This issue is all about the human story happening in the town so the art takes the time to illuminate the characters and their surroundings effectively to draw in the reader. I love the fact that Dell'edera keeps Erica's face mostly hidden while showing the rest of the characters clearly. It adds to her mystery and the drama and tension of the series. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - Ronnie Gorham Dec 10, 2019

    If you're not already reading this series, you need to catch up. Something is Killing the Children #4 is just another awesome addition to one of 2019's best horror comics. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Word Of The Nerd - Cat Wyatt Dec 11, 2019

    Something Is Killing the Children #4 was just as eerie and alarming as fans could have hoped for. The pace is speeding up, and that means Erica has only so much time to complete her hunt. But that also means that fans are about to finally start getting some of the answers we've been looking for, as well as a few more questions to throw into the mix. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Dec 11, 2019

    There is a distinct lack of action here, but it appears we're getting that next issue, and hopefully we'll get a few more answers to our bigger questions as well. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Dec 12, 2019

    If only children can see monsters, why can Erica still see them? And who is the mysterious man who gets the police off her tail? Read Full Review

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