Something is Killing the Children #8

Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Werther Dell'edera Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: July 8, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 25
8.8Critic Rating
8.6User Rating

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Erica's employers, the mysterious Order of St. George, have taken control of Archer's Peak and sealed it off from the outside world. But can they hope to quarantine the damage caused by the monsters... and Erica Slaughter?

  • 10
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Jul 18, 2020

    Add to that the mystery of the House of Slaughter and you've got an absolutely riveting comic. This book will pull you in and never let go. I have no earthly idea as to where it's going next and that's certainly part of the enjoyment. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Jake Palermo Jul 7, 2020

    While the story of Something is Killing the Children #8 requires background knowledge, it is worth a growing story about moral boundaries. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Jul 12, 2020

    Even if the town of Archer's Peak survives the monsters, everyone who lives there will be changed forever. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics Bookcase - Keigen Rea Jul 8, 2020

    Something is Killing the Children #8 is able to deliver a creepy, funny, and engaging issue while mostly consisting of characters talking to each other. You shouldn't be missing one of the best monthly horror comics! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Watch - Ethan Coney Jul 8, 2020

    A great issue steering on momentum furthering the plot whilst brewing more intrigue and hype for the next installment of this addicting series! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 8, 2020

    Dell'edera frames the panels brilliantly. The suspense of the plot is reflected in the composition of the panels and how they progress the story. A visually stunning issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Christopher Egan Jul 9, 2020

    A series of conversations, revelations, and re-evaluations are the central focus of issue #8, another stellar entry in this outstanding horror series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Word Of The Nerd - Cat Wyatt Jul 7, 2020

    Something Is Killing the Children #8 continues the harrowing tale of one town and the serious monster problem they suddenly have on their hands. Yet the development of said plot has been unexpected. In fact, it is infinitely more complicated to deal with a monster infestation than one might expect. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Wes Greer Jul 8, 2020

    After reading this issue, I am so excited to see where this story is going to go from here which is a usual occurrence after I read this series and there aren't many books out there I can say that about. I just love everything about this story and I am so glad that the team delivered another incredible issue. Although a bit slower paced then usual, it keeps us entertained on lays the foundation and is a true joy from a visual standpoint. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Matthew Aguilar Jul 8, 2020

    The mix of small town life and this larger than life monster story make for a compelling mix when all the ingredients are present, and that is certainly the case here. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Flickering Myth - Rob Lake Jul 8, 2020

    Something is Killing the Children #8requires the reader to have some background knowledge of past events to fully appreciate it. There is a running theme of consequences and morals throughout this story. With tension building between Erica and Aaron, is it just the monster that threatens Archer's Peak? Read Full Review

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