Robert Downey Jr. and Bette Midler, along with such luminaries as Wing Chao, Jon Favreau, James Earl Jones, Kenny Ortega, Barnette Ricci, Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Ming-Na Wen, and Hans Zimmer, will be honored as Disney Legends during D23 Expo 2019 for their extraordinary contributions to the Disney legacy. Hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, the Disney Legends Awards ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 23, in Hall D23 of the Anaheim Convention Center.
BOOM! Studios has received six total nominations in the 2019 Eisner Awards, honoring the best in the comic book industry. This includes five nominations for BOOM! Studios releases including nominations for each of its diverse imprints – BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM! & Archaia – along with one shared nomination for letterer, Jim Campbell.