Thursday, September 11, 2014

BOOM! Studios Makes Inaugural Rose City Comic Con Appearance

Lumberjanes #6 Rose City Comic Con Exclusive

There's a first time for everything they say. The adage even applies to publishers and conventions, with BOOM! Studios poised to make their first appearance at Rose City Comic Con. The event takes place at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, during the weekend of September 20-21. BOOM! will be at booth #1201 and will host a few creators over the weekend.

Those creators include Aubrey Aiese (Lumberjanes, Adventure Time: Pixel Princesses, Adventure Time: Seeing Red), Wook-Jin Clark (Adventure Time: The Flip Side) and Zachary Sterling (Adventure Time: Playing with Fire, Adventure Time: Seeing Red) all weekend. For $30, fans can purchase a customized illustration of their choice on a blank sketch cover of a variety of comics. On Saturday, the publisher will host Christopher Sebela (Dead Letters, Escape from New York), Marc Andreyko (Clive Barker’s Nightbreed) and Ben Meares (Clive Barker’s Hellraiser: Bestiary) and Joshua Williamson (RoboCop).

BOOM! will have a Rose City Comic Con exclusive variant for Lumberjanes #6 illustrated by Aiese (who also happens to be the book's letterer) available for purchase through the convention for $10.00 while supplies last.

Full press release below.
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BOOM! STUDIOS HEADS TO ROSE CITY COMIC CON FOR DEBUT APPEARANCE


September 10,  2014 - Los Angeles, Calif. - Award-winning comic book publisher BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce it will be attending Rose City Comic Con for the first time, which will take place at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, during the weekend of September 20-21.
BOOM! can be found at booth number 1201 and will host the following creators all weekend:
  • Aubrey Aiese (Lumberjanes, Adventure Time: Pixel Princesses, Adventure Time: Seeing Red)
  • Wook-Jin Clark (Adventure Time: The Flip Side)
  • Zachary Sterling (Adventure Time: Playing with Fire, Adventure Time: Seeing Red)
For $30, fans can purchase a customized illustration of their choice on a blank sketch cover of a variety of comics.
The following creators will be signing at the booth on Saturday:
  • Christopher Sebela (Dead Letters, Escape from New York), 12pm-1pm
  • Marc Andreyko (Clive Barker’s Nightbreed) and Ben Meares (Clive Barker’s Hellraiser: Bestiary), 2pm-3pm
  • Joshua Williamson (RoboCop), 3pm-4pm
BOOM! will have a Rose City Comic Con exclusive variant for Lumberjanes #6 illustrated by Aubrey Aiese (who also happens to be the book's letterer) available for purchase through the convention for $10.00 while supplies last.
For tickets and more information on Rose City Comic Con, visit rosecitycomiccon.com.

Lumberjanes #6 Rose City Comic Con Variant by Aubrey Aiese

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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'sIrredeemableSons 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 TimeRegular 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 GuardCow BoyGunnerkrigg CourtRust, 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.

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