Following last week’s announcement that it will exhibit at Baltimore Comic-Con, which will take place at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland during the weekend of September 25-27, award-winning comic book publisher BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce its signing schedule and an Over the Garden Wall #1 variant exclusive.
BOOM! will have available for purchase at its booth a limited-edition Baltimore Comic-Con variant for Over the Garden Wall #1 with a cover illustrated by Roger Langridge (Abigail and the Snowman, Jim Henson’s The Musical Monsters of Turkey Hollow). Written by Pat McHale and illustrated by Jim Campbell, the issue is the first in a new four-issue mini-series based on Cartoon Network’s hit television original.
The following signings will take place at the BOOM! Studios booth #2001 during the weekend:
- Saturday, September 26
- 12:30-1:30pm Actor Raphael Sbarge (Once Upon A Time) and writer Matthew Daley will be signing Lantern City comics after their panel
- Sunday, September 27
- 12-1pm Mark Waid (Strange Fruit, Irredeemable) and J.G. Jones (Strange Fruit)
- 3-4pm Chris Miskiewicz (Thomas Alsop) and Jonathan “Swifty” Lang (Plunder) will be signing after their panel
Raphael Sbarge, who stars in ABC’s Once Upon a Time, will also be available for autographs and photos from 2-5pm on Saturday, September 26 in a designated Celebrity Autograph Area off the floor. Fans can consult the Baltimore Comic-Con program guide for the precise location.
At its booth, BOOM! will also host artist Brooke A. Allen (Lumberjanes), who will be sketching all weekend. For $30, fans can purchase a customized illustration of their choice by Allen on a blank sketch cover of a Lumberjanes comic.
Other BOOM! Studios creators also appearing at Baltimore Comic-Con include Jeremy Bastian (Cursed Pirate Girl), Justin Jordan (Deep State, John Flood), Jerry Gaylord (Bill & Ted’s Most Triumphant Return, Fanboys Vs. Zombies), Jimmy Palmiotti (Palmiotti & Brady’s The Con Job), David Petersen (Mouse Guard), Matthew Dow Smith (Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths Vol. 3, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches), Brian Stelfreeze (Day Men), and James Tynion IV (The Woods, Memetic, UFOLogy, the upcoming Cognetic.)
For tickets and more information on Baltimore Comic-Con, visit their site at baltimorecomiccon.com.
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 titles like Suicide Risk, The Woods, 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 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.
About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 16th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.