BOOM! Studios Road To NYCC2016!
BOOM! Studios Announces Talent, Signing Schedule, and Panels for New York Comic Con
New York Comic Con, taking place October 6-9, 2016 at the Javits Center in New York City. All appearances will take place at the publisher's large 20 foot by 50 foot booth, number 1828. All weekend long at the booth, fans can find the writing duo ofJackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly (Joyride, Hacktivist), current Lumberjanes co-writer Kat Leyh, writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson (Warlords of Appalachia, Last Sons of America), and artist Laura Howell (Regular Show), who will also be available to draw customized sketches on blank comic covers.
Mouse Guard creator David Petersen, Michael Dialynas (The Woods), Frank Cho(Skybourne), Dennis Hopeless (WWE), Mike Perkins (Rowans Ruin), James Asmus (Kong of Skull Island), and Greg Pak (Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York) will all stop by the BOOM! booth to meet fans.
From overseas, Eisner Award winner Asaf Hanuka will be on hand to sign copies of his collection of autobiographical comic strips, The Realist; acclaimed noir writerMatz will appear to support his recent Archaia graphic novel, The Black Dahlia;Simon Spurrier comes from the UK to promote Weavers and The Spire; and Alex Paknadel appears at the BOOM! booth for the first time to sign copies of Turncoatand Arcadia.
Justin Jordan and Raúl Treviño will appear together for their current BOOM! comic series, Sombra; the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Pink team of current writer Tini Howard, artist Daniel Di Nicuolo, and colorist Sarah Stern will make two appearances. For the main Power Rangers series, colorist Matt Herms will be on hand; Rod Reis and Jorge Corona, who both contributed stories to the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Annual, will also be available to sign copies of the New York Comic Con exclusive.
Jim Campbell and Cara McGee, who work on the current KaBOOM! ongoing series based on Cartoon Network's Over the Garden Wall, are coming to greet fans, as well as Jonesy artist Caitlin Rose Boyle, Jim Henson's Labyrinth Taleswriter/artist Cory Godbey, Rust creator Royden Lepp, and Natacha Bustos, who will join Kat Leyh to sign copies of the Lumberjanes #29 New York Comic Con exclusive.
See below for a complete signing schedule (subject to change without notice):
Appearing all weekend Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly (Joyride, Hacktivist) Kat Leyh (Lumberjanes) Phillip Kennedy Johnson (Warlords of Appalachia) Laura Howell (Regular Show)
Thursday, October 6th 12:00 - 12:50 p.m. James Asmus (Kong of Skull Island) 1:00 - 1:50 p.m. Simon Spurrier (Weavers, The Spire) 1:00 – 1:50 p.m. Jorge Corona (Feathers, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2016 Annual) 2:00 - 2:50 p.m. Michael Dialynas (The Woods) 3:00 - 3:50 p.m. Justin Jordan, Raúl Treviño (Sombra) 4:00 - 4:50 p.m. Matz (The Black Dahlia) 5:00 – 5:50 p.m. David Petersen (Mouse Guard)
Friday, October 7th 12:00 - 12:50 p.m. Michael Dialynas (The Woods) 1:00 - 1:50 p.m. Simon Spurrier (Weavers, The Spire) 1:00 - 1:50 p.m. Mike Perkins (Rowans Ruin) 2:00 - 2:50 p.m. Tini Howard, Daniele Di Nicuolo, Sarah Stern (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Pink) 3:00 - 3:50 p.m. Dennis Hopeless (WWE) 3:00 - 3:50 p.m. Frank Cho (Skybourne) 4:00 - 4:50 p.m. Alex Paknadel (Turncoat, Arcadia) 5:00 - 5:50 p.m. Simon Spurrier (Weavers, The Spire) 6:00 - 6:50 p.m. James Asmus (Kong of Skull Island)
Saturday, October 8th 11:00 - 11:50 a.m. Rod Reis (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Annual), Jorge Corona (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2016 Annual), Matt Herms (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) 12:00 - 12:50 p.m. Jim Campbell, Cara McGee (Over the Garden Wall) 1:00 - 1:50 p.m. Simon Spurrier (Weavers, The Spire) 1:00 - 1:50 p.m. Caitlin Rose Boyle (Jonesy) 2:00 - 2:50 p.m. Alex Paknadel (Turncoat, Arcadia) 2:00 - 2:50 p.m. Ian McGinty (Adventure Time, Munchkin) 4:00 - 4:50 p.m. Greg Pak (Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York) 4:00 - 4:50 p.m. Asaf Hanuka (The Realist) 5:00 - 5:50 p.m. Simon Spurrier (Weavers, The Spire)
Sunday, October 9th 11:00 - 11:50 a.m. Jim Campbell, Cara McGee (Over the Garden Wall) 12:00 - 12:50 p.m. Caitlin Rose Boyle (Jonesy) 12:00 - 12:50 p.m. Cory Godbey (Jim Henson’s Labyrinth Tales) 1:00 - 1:50 p.m. Kat Leyh, Natacha Bustos (Lumberjanes) 1:00 - 1:50 p.m. Simon Spurrier (Weavers, The Spire) 2:00 - 2:50 p.m. Tini Howard, Daniele Di Nicuolo, Sarah Stern (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Pink) 3:00 - 3:50 p.m. Royden Lepp (Rust)
BOOM! will host and participate in the following programming at New York Comic Con:
Thursday, October 6th 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. BOOM! Studios and Its Publishing Partnership with WWE
BOOM! Studios is proud to announce its publishing partnership with WWE to bring the Sports Entertainment leader back to comic shops everywhere. Join us for a power hour of special insight from behind the scenes with Managing Editor Bryce Carlson, Editor Eric Harburn, Associate Editor Jasmine Amiri, and writer Dennis Hopeless. Catch a sneak preview of November's WWE: Then. Now. Forever.special, plus some surprises! Moderated by DenOfGeek.com’s Gavin Jasper.Room: 1A21
Many people have often dismissed queer content as adult content inappropriate for kids. However, as we’ve seen in the popularity and successes of Legend of Korra,Steven Universe, Lumberjanes, and Archie Comics' Kevin Keller, LGBTQIA+ characters and storylines in comics resonate with young audiences. Join Kat Leyh(Lumberjanes), Blue Delliquanti (O Human Star), Jeremy Sorese (Steven Universe), and James Tynion IV (The Backstagers) as they speak about how we can better include healthy representation and how to make it standard practice. Moderated by Jude Biersdorfer of The New York Times. Room: 1A02
Saturday, October 8th 12:45 - 1:00 p.m. Celebrate the Publishing World of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth with Archaia
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth, publisher Archaia (an imprint of BOOM! Studios) has several books set to come out this year! Join Associate Editor Cameron Chittock and writer/artist Cory Godbey as we give fans a sneak peek into these titles, which include original comics, a children’s storybook, and an artists’ tribute collection. Livestream Stage
2:45-3:45 p.m. BOOM! Studios: Discover New Worlds
Love reading compelling, forward-thinking comics? Interested in finding out how multiple-award-winning top 10 publisher, BOOM! Studios, has spent over a decade committed to telling great stories and nurturing talent? Moderator Filip Sablik(BOOM! President of Publishing & Marketing) discusses with Matt Gagnon (BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief), and creators Asaf Hanuka (The Realist), Frank Cho(Skybourne), Kat Leyh (Lumberjanes), Simon Spurrier (Weavers), and Steve Orlando (Namesake) on how they explore the ever-changing comics landscape, their newest stories, and the types of projects needed in the industry. Room: 1A02
Sunday, October 9th 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: It’s Morphin Time!
In January, BOOM! Studios launched Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the new top-selling comic book series based on Saban Brands’ hit ‘90s live-action children’s TV series about a group of ordinary teenagers who “morph” into superheroes to save the world from evil. Join Editor Dafna Pleban, writer Tini Howard, artist Daniele Di Nicuolo, colorist Sarah Stern, and Saban Brands Director of Global Consumer Products Jason Bischoff as they discuss the comic book series, the spinoff Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Pink, the recently released Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2016 Annual, and the everlasting popularity of these “teenagers with attitude.” Moderated by IGN’s Joshua Yehl. Room: 1A18
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