Monday, June 22, 2015

BOOM! Studios Paves Road to SDCC 2015 with Announcements


Fans shouldn't rest on their laurels in the week or so leading up to SDCC this year. If you're looking for some news from BOOM! Studios, the publisher will unveil 10 announcements in the days leading up to the big show July 8-12. The announcements will include a mixture of new projects, creator reveals, and new partnerships.

“Comic-Con is always one of the highlights of our convention schedule, and every year we look forward to sharing some cool news about upcoming titles with our fans,” said BOOM! Studios Marketing Manager Mel Caylo. “Last year, we couldn’t hold out until Comic-Con with announcements that included new projects with J.G. Jones and Mark Waid, Justin Jordan, Grant Morrison, and others. This year, we couldn’t contain ourselves again!”

The first announcement will be made today. BOOM! Studios will participate in Comic-Con as an exhibitor and can be found at Booth #2229. Look for separate announcements to come for BOOM!’s talent, panels, exclusives and 10 Year Birthday Bash taking place during the show.

Full press release below.
BOOM!'s Road to San Diego Comic-Con
Is Paved with 10 Announcements!

June 17, 2015 (Los Angeles, Calif.) - Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is excited to reveal it will unveil 10 announcements in the days leading up to Comic-Con International in San Diego, California (otherwise known as San Diego Comic-Con, Comic-Con, or SDCC), North America’s largest pop culture event that will take place at the San Diego Convention Center July 8-12. The announcements will include a mixture of new projects, creator reveals, and new partnerships.

Comic-Con is always one of the highlights of our convention schedule, and every year we look forward to sharing some cool news about upcoming titles with our fans,” said BOOM! Studios Marketing Manager Mel Caylo. “Last year, we couldn’t hold out until Comic-Con with announcements that included new projects with J.G. Jones and Mark Waid, Justin Jordan, Grant Morrison, and others. This year, we couldn’t contain ourselves again!”

The first announcement will be made on Monday, June 22nd. Members of the press who are on BOOM! Studios’ distribution list should look out for emails with the header “BOOM!’s Road to San Diego Comic-Con.”

BOOM! Studios will participate in Comic-Con as an exhibitor and can be found at Booth #2229. Look for separate announcements to come for BOOM!’s talent, panels, exclusives, and 10 Year Birthday Bash taking place during the show.
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.

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