Something is Killing the Children #9

Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Werther Dell'edera Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: August 12, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 23
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With the her mysterious employers looking to recall and reprimand her, Erica's running out of time to save the town of Archer's Peak. Do the answers lie with the mysterious young girl found in the monster's lair who no one can identify?

  • 10
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Aug 17, 2020

    Something is Killing the Children has been like a pot about to boil for a bit. This issue has the terror bubbling over and spilling everywhere. You can't get away from it. The scares envelope you as you struggle to hold on to some semblance of hope. All that Slaughter. We must pray that's enough. This comic is so friggin' good. Read Full Review

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    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Aug 14, 2020

    Something is Killing the Children #9 is a heck of a chapter in an amazing story, for those who are fond of horror. The stakes keep rising, and the problem that almost no one can even see what is going on returns again and again with new ways to cause complications. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Jake Palermo Aug 11, 2020

    The intensity and dread is on full display in Something Is Killing The Children #9, so check it out for some character moments that accompany the terror. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    Comic Watch - Ethan Coney Aug 12, 2020

    One of the best issues so far, this comic continues to climb my most anticipated book each month. This issue manages to push how dark this title can actually become and is now a must on every horror fans list. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics Bookcase - Larry Jorash Aug 12, 2020

    Something is Killing the Children #9 is a book it might be difficult to recommend to young readers or those who find themselves squeamish about gore. As an installment in the series however, this issue excels. Bring the tissues for this tearjerker; and gear up for whats bound to be an action-packed issue #10. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Aug 12, 2020

    Werther Dell'edera present some visually riveting moments throughout this issue. There are some intense, creepy visuals throughout and Dell'edera master both tension and terror in art. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Flickering Myth - Rob Lake Aug 12, 2020

    Something is Killing the Children keeps going from strength to strength and issue #9 is no different. The tense atmosphere that's been there right from the start continues to grow. Even with the current conflicts there is still room for character growth before the next splash of violent delight. Whilst none of the characters are out of the darkness yet, it looks like the terror that's happening around Archer's Peak is here to stay for the foreseeable future. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Matthew Aguilar Aug 12, 2020

    There's way more positive than negative, but the issue doesn't quite find that magic balance. Read Full Review

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