BOOM! Studios is thrilled to announce it has received four of the ten nominations for the 2018 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. This follows GLAAD previously honoring THE WOODS, an original comic book series from writer James Tynion IV and artist Michael Dialynas, as the winner of the 2017 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic.
The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community and the issues that affect their lives. They also fund GLAAD’s work to amplify stories from the LGBTQ community that build support for equality.
The 2018 nominees for BOOM! Studios include:
THE BACKSTAGERS, by James Tynion IV, Rian Sygh, Walter Baiamonte, Jim Campbell
GOLDIE VANCE, by Hope Larson, Jackie Ball, Brittney Williams, Noah Hayes, Sarah Stern, Jim Campbell
LUMBERJANES, by Kat Leyh, Shannon Watters, Carolyn Nowak, Ayme Sotuyo, Maarta Laiho, Aubrey Aiese
THE WOODS, by James Tynion IV, Michael Dialynas, Ed Dukeshire
“We’re honored to see so many BOOM! Studios series recognized at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards,” said Filip Sablik, President of Publishing & Marketing, BOOM! Studios. “One of the core missions of this company is to bring new, diverse voices to the world of comic books and we’re thrilled to see that work recognized alongside other exceptional nominees.”
For more on THE BACKSTAGERS, GOLDIE VANCE, LUMBERJANES and THE WOODS and more from BOOM! Studios, please visit www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.
For more information on GLAAD, please visit www.glaad.org or connect with GLAAD on Facebook and Twitter.
The GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies will be held in Los Angeles on April 12, 2018 at The Beverly Hilton, and in New York on May 5 at the New York Hilton Midtown.