BOOM! NOMINATED FOR YALSA 2010 AWARDS!

For Immediate Release:

BOOM! STUDIOS TITLES
NOMINATED FOR
2010 GREAT GRAPHIC NOVELS
FOR TEENS LIST

November 11, 2009 – Los Angeles, CA – This year, three BOOM! Studios titles have been nominated by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) to be included in its annual Great Graphic Novels for Teens List. CTHULHU TALES VOL. 2: WHISPERS OF MADNESS, IRREDEEMABLE VOL. 1 and SCREAM QUEEN were all nominated.

“Librarians are our unsung heroes because they are on the front lines of getting a whole new generation of teens reading comics,” said BOOM! Studios Sales Director Jennifer Christopher. “Everyone at BOOM! and the creators involved in these three works are completely humbled to be nominated this year.”

The list nominates books that have teen appeal, including fiction and nonfiction titles. For the full list, please visit:

http://www.lita.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/greatgraphicnovelsforteens/nominations.cfm

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, DONALD DUCK, UNCLE SCROOGE and WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES. This year, BOOM! Studios celebrates its fourth anniversary.