Press Release

BOOM! Studios is proud to announce its participation in this year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, taking place on April 25 & 26, 2009 at the UCLA campus. BOOM! Studios will be located in “The Comix Strip” section of the festival, in Booth #751 and will have a full complement of trades as well as current issues of FARSCAPE: STRANGE DETRACTORS, THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK and THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS on hand for fans and new readers alike.

In addition to their booth presence, BOOM! Studios will also have a panel on Saturday, April 25th, at 4 PM on the Etc. Stage. Hosted by The L.A. Times’ Geoff Boucher, BOOM! Studios luminaries Kim Krizan (BEFORE SUNSET, ZOMBIE TALES 2021), Chip Mosher (LEFT ON MISSION), Michael Alan Nelson (HEXED), Gary Philips (HIGH ROLLERS), and Mark Waid (KINGDOM COME, IRREDEEMABLE, POTTER’S FIELD) will be in attendance.

Mark Waid will be signing copies of POTTER’S FIELD at the BOOM! Studios Booth #751 for a limited time after the panel.

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books was created in 1996 to promote literacy, celebrate the written word, and bring together those who create books with the people who love to read them. Between 130,000 and 140,000 people attend the event annually.

General event information is available online at latimesfestivalofbooks.com or by calling 1-800-LA TIMES, ext. 7BOOK.

About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) is a unique publishing house specializing in high-profile projects across a wide variety of different genres from some of the industry’s biggest talents, including Philip K. Dick’s DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, The Henson Company’s FARSCAPE, and the original Mark Waid series IRREDEEMABLE. BOOM! recently launched its youth imprint, BOOM! Kids, with Pixar’s THE INCREDIBLES, CARS, and TOY STORY, as well as Disney’s THE MUPPETS. This year, BOOM! Studios celebrates its fourth anniversary.


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