Press Release

Award-winning comic book publisher BOOM! Studios and its imprints, KaBOOM!, BOOM! Box, and Archaia, announced today it will return to exhibit for the 10th straight year at Comic-Con International in San Diego, to be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California July 8-12, 2015.

BOOM! can be found at Booth #2229 on the show floor and will host an army of talent for signings, including appearances by Alyssa Milano, Bruce Boxleitner, Bryan Cranston, Seth Green, David Petersen, Mark Waid, Frank Barbiere, James Tynion IV, Noelle Stevenson, Rebecca Sugar, Asaf Hanuka, and many more. BOOM! will also host its 10th Annual Comic-Con drink-up, which has been renamed the BOOM! 10 Year Birthday Bash to celebrate 10 years of publishing.

APPEARANCES

The following talent is scheduled to appear at the BOOM! booth throughout the weekend:

  • Alyssa Milano (HACKTIVIST)
  • Adam Smith (LONG WALK TO VALHALLA)
  • Asaf Hanuka (THE REALIST)
  • Bruce Boxleitner (LANTERN CITY)
  • Bryan Cranston (SUPERMANSION)
  • Collin Kelly (HACKTIVIST, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS OFFICIAL GRAPHIC NOVEL PRELUDE)
  • David Petersen (MOUSE GUARD)
  • Frank Barbiere (BROKEN WORLD)
  • Jackson Lanzing (HACKTIVIST, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS OFFICIAL GRAPHIC NOVEL PRELUDE)
  • Jake Wyatt (LANTERN CITY)
  • James Tynion IV (THE WOODS, UFOLOGY)
  • Jen Wang (ADVENTURE TIME WITH FIONNA & CAKE: CARD WARS)
  • Jillian Bell (SUPERMANSION)
  • Joe Madureira (SUPERMANSION)
  • Mark Waid (STRANGE FRUIT, IRREDEEMABLE)
  • Matthew Fox (LONG WALK TO VALHALLA, UFOLOGY)
  • Matthew Daley (LANTERN CITY)
  • Matthew Senreich (SUPERMANSION)
  • Michael Alan Nelson (HEXED, DAY MEN)
  • Mira Furlan (LANTERN CITY)
  • Noelle Stevenson (LUMBERJANES)
  • Olivia Olson (ADVENTURE TIME)
  • Rebecca Sugar (STEVEN UNIVERSE)
  • Seth Green (SUPERMANSION)
  • Shannon Watters (LUMBERJANES)
  • Thomas Willeford (LANTERN CITY)
  • Trevor Crafts (LANTERN CITY)
  • Zeb Wells (SUPERMANSION)

In addition, the BOOM! Studios booth will host sketch artists all weekend, including:

  • Carolyn Nowak (LUMBERJANES issues #9-12) will be sketching on our all-new LUMBERJANES sketch covers
  • Ian McGinty (MUNCHKIN, BRAVEST WARRIORS)
  • Travis Hill (ADVENTURE TIME)

For $30, fans can request and purchase custom sketches to be drawn on blank Get-A-Sketch covers at the show. Fans can also pre-order sketches in advance starting now on the BOOM! website and pick them up at the show. Supplies are limited so act now!

To pre-order a LUMBERJANES sketch on our brand-new LUMBERJANES sketch covers from Carolyn Nowak, go to http://bit.ly/LJSketch.
To pre-order an ADVENTURE TIME, BRAVEST WARRIORS, BEE AND PUPPYCAT or STEVEN UNIVERSE sketch from Ian McGinty, go to http://bit.ly/Iansketch.
To pre-order an ADVENTURE TIME, BEE AND PUPPYCAT, STEVEN UNIVERSE, or THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL sketch from Travis Hill, go to http://bit.ly/TravisSketch.

Listed below is the schedule of appearances at the BOOM! Studios booth, #2229. (Please note these are subject to change. Check at the booth for the latest updates.)

Wednesday, July 8th

Signing:

  • 6:30-7:30pm Mark Waid (STRANGE FRUIT, IRREDEEMABLE)

Sketching all evening:

  • Carolyn Nowak (LUMBERJANES)
  • Ian McGinty (MUNCHKIN, BRAVEST WARRIORS)
  • Travis Hill (ADVENTURE TIME)

Thursday, July 9th

Signing:

  • 11am-12pm Jen Wang (ADVENTURE TIME WITH FIONNA & CAKE: CARD WARS)
  • 3-4pm Olivia Olson (voice of Marceline on ADVENTURE TIME)
  • 3-4pm LUMBERJANES with Carolyn Nowak, Noelle Stevenson, and Shannon Watters

Sketching all day:

  • Carolyn Nowak (LUMBERJANES)
  • Ian McGinty (MUNCHKIN, BRAVEST WARRIORS)
  • Travis Hill (ADVENTURE TIME)

Appearing all day:

  • Adam Smith (LONG WALK TO VALHALLA)
  • Collin Kelly (HACKTIVIST, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS OFFICIAL GRAPHIC NOVEL PRELUDE)
  • Frank Barbiere (BROKEN WORLD)
  • Jackson Lanzing (HACKTIVIST, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS OFFICIAL GRAPHIC NOVEL PRELUDE)
  • James Tynion IV (THE WOODS, UFOLOGY)
  • Matthew Fox (LONG WALK TO VALHALLA, UFOLOGY)
  • Michael Alan Nelson (HEXED, DAY MEN)

Friday, July 10th

Signing:

  • 11am-12pm LUMBERJANES with Carolyn Nowak, Noelle Stevenson, and Shannon Watters
  • 1-2pm Asaf Hanuka (THE REALIST)
  • 2-3pm David Petersen (MOUSE GUARD)
  • 3-4pm Mark Waid (STRANGE FRUIT, IRREDEEMABLE)

Sketching all day:

  • Carolyn Nowak (LUMBERJANES)
  • Ian McGinty (MUNCHKIN, BRAVEST WARRIORS)
  • Travis Hill (ADVENTURE TIME)

Appearing all day:

  • Adam Smith (LONG WALK TO VALHALLA)
  • Collin Kelly (HACKTIVIST, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS OFFICIAL GRAPHIC NOVEL PRELUDE)
  • Frank Barbiere (BROKEN WORLD)
  • Jackson Lanzing (HACKTIVIST, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS OFFICIAL GRAPHIC NOVEL PRELUDE)
  • James Tynion IV (THE WOODS, UFOLOGY)
  • Matthew Fox (LONG WALK TO VALHALLA, UFOLOGY)
  • Michael Alan Nelson (HEXED, DAY MEN)

Saturday, July 11th

Signing:

  • 11am-12pm LUMBERJANES with Carolyn Nowak, Noelle Stevenson, and Shannon Watters
  • 12-1pm Rebecca Sugar (STEVEN UNIVERSE)

Sketching all day:

  • Carolyn Nowak (LUMBERJANES)
  • Ian McGinty (MUNCHKIN, BRAVEST WARRIORS)
  • Travis Hill (ADVENTURE TIME)

Appearing all day:

  • Adam Smith (LONG WALK TO VALHALLA)
  • Collin Kelly (HACKTIVIST, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS OFFICIAL GRAPHIC NOVEL PRELUDE)
  • Frank Barbiere (BROKEN WORLD)
  • Jackson Lanzing (HACKTIVIST, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS OFFICIAL GRAPHIC NOVEL PRELUDE)
  • James Tynion IV (THE WOODS, UFOLOGY)
  • Matthew Fox (LONG WALK TO VALHALLA, UFOLOGY)
  • Michael Alan Nelson (HEXED, DAY MEN)

Sunday, July 12th

Signing:

  • 12-1pm David Petersen (MOUSE GUARD)

Sketching all day:

  • Carolyn Nowak (LUMBERJANES)
  • Ian McGinty (MUNCHKIN, BRAVEST WARRIORS)
  • Travis Hill (ADVENTURE TIME)

Signing all day:

  • Adam Smith (LONG WALK TO VALHALLA)
  • Collin Kelly (HACKTIVIST, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS OFFICIAL GRAPHIC NOVEL PRELUDE)
  • Frank Barbiere (BROKEN WORLD)
  • Jackson Lanzing (HACKTIVIST, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS OFFICIAL GRAPHIC NOVEL PRELUDE)
  • James Tynion IV (THE WOODS, UFOLOGY)
  • Matthew Fox (LONG WALK TO VALHALLA, UFOLOGY)
  • Michael Alan Nelson (HEXED, DAY MEN)

The following signing events are TICKETED. Tickets are FREE (though purchase of an item to be signed may be required) and are available for pick up on a first-come, first-served basis on the morning of the signing.

SUPERMANSION (Thursday, July 9, 1-2pm)
Stoopid Buddy Stoodios creators and members of the voice cast of the upcoming Crackle animated stop-motion comedy series will be signing FREE copies of the “SuperMansion” San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive comic book.

  • Bryan Cranston (voice talent)
  • Jillian Bell (voice talent)
  • Seth Green (executive producer)
  • Matthew Senreich (writer, executive producer)
  • Zeb Wells (writer, executive producer)
  • Joe Madureira (comic book cover artist)

ADVENTURE TIME (Thursday, July 9, 3-4pm)
Olivia Olson, the voice of Marceline on the Adventure Time animated series, will be on hand to sign Adventure Time comics!
Olivia Olson (voice of Marceline on Adventure Time)

LANTERN CITY (Saturday, July 11, 1-2pm)
Creators and cast members of the cast will be signing copies of the Lantern City #2 San Diego Comic-Con Variant ($10) and other Lantern City products.

  • Trevor Crafts (co-creator)
  • Bruce Boxleitner (co-creator)
  • Matthew Daley (writer)
  • Mira Furlan (Martha Ellen Gray in the upcoming LANTERN CITY TV series)
  • Jake Wyatt (cover artist of the SDCC variant)
  • Thomas Willeford (creative collaborator)

HACKTIVIST (Saturday, July 11, 4-5pm)
The creator and writers will be signing copies of the Hacktivist Vol. 2 #1 San Diego Comic-Con Variant ($10) and other Hacktivist products.

  • Alyssa Milano (creator)
  • Collin Kelly (co-writer)
  • Jackson Lanzing (co-writer)

BOOM! 10th BIRTHDAY BASH

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On Thursday, July 10th from 9pm until close, BOOM! Studios will hold its 10 Year Birthday Bash at the Odysea Bar, located inside the Hilton Bayfront Hotel at 1 Park Boulevard, two blocks south of the Convention Center. It is open to the public and no RSVP is required.

Additional details about BOOM! Studios Panels and Exclusives will be released shortly.

For more information on San Diego Comic-Con, visit their website at http://www.comic-con.org/cci.

ABOUT BOOM! STUDIOS
Founded by Ross Richie in 2005, Diamond Gem Award-winning “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of best-selling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning original and licensed comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent. BOOM! Studios is comprised of four distinct imprints. The original Studios imprint is home to Mike Carey’s Suicide Risk; James Tynion IV’s The Woods; Mark Waid’s Irredeemable; Sons of Anarchy; and Big Trouble in Little China. Steven Grant’s graphic novel 2 Guns was released as a feature film from Universal Pictures, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. BOOM!’s all-ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz’ Peanuts; Jim Davis’ Garfield; Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, and Steven Universe; Mike Kunkel’s Herobear and the Kid; and Natasha Allegri’s Bee and PuppyCat. BOOM!’s experimental imprint BOOM! Box publishes The Midas Flesh and Lumberjanes. In June 2013, BOOM! acquired Archaia Entertainment (archaia.com). Archaia is the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novel publisher of Mouse Guard, Cow Boy, Gunnerkrigg Court, Rust, and Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand. In October 2013, BOOM! Studios entered into a unique first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox, giving the studio access to its library of titles and giving the publisher access to Fox’s vast catalog of films. In August 2014, BOOM! Studios began a similar first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox TV to develop properties for the small screen.

via BOOM! Studios

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