WONDERCON 2016

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WonderCon 2016

Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at WonderCon 2016, which will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Downtown Los Angeles, during the weekend of March 25-27. BOOM! can be found at booth #1611.

Sketching at the booth all weekend will be:

  • Chrystin Garland (Steven Universe and the Crystal Gems)

Appearing for one-hour signings throughout the weekend:

Friday, March 25

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Madeleine Flores (Help Us! Great Warrior)

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Michael Alan Nelson (Hexed)

  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Sam Humphries, Agnes Garbowska (Jonesy)

  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Trevor Crafts, Matthew Daley, Bruce Boxleitner (Lantern City)

  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jackson Lanzing, Collin P. Kelly (Hacktivist, Joyride)

  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Michael Alan Nelson (Hexed)

  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Madeleine Flores (Help Us! Great Warrior)

  • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Chrystin Garland, Leigh Luna (Steven Universe and the Crystal Gems)

Saturday, March 26

  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am Trevor Crafts, Matthew Daley (Lantern City)

  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Jackson Lanzing, Collin P. Kelly (Hacktivist, Joyride)

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Chrystin Garland, Leigh Luna (Steven Universe and the Crystal Gems)

  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Sam Humphries, Agnes Garbowska (Jonesy)

  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Kyle Higgins, Felipe Smith (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)

  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Bryce Carlson (Hit: 1957)

  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Shannon Watters (Lumberjanes)

Sunday, March 27

  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Jeremy Bastian (Cursed Pirate Girl)

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Kyle Higgins, Mairghread Scott, Felipe Smith (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)

  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Jackson Lanzing, Collin P. Kelly (Hacktivist, Joyride)

Download a printable signing schedule here: http://bit.ly/WC2016Printable2

BOOM! will also present and participate in the following panels at WonderCon:

The World of LANTERN CITY
Friday, 3/25/16, 12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m., Room: 502A
Properties like the WALKING DEAD, and the gold standard of world building, STAR WARS, have captivated fans with compelling stories and experiences using Film, Television, Comics, Apps, Games and more in unison to broaden the fan experience. The creators of LANTERN CITY (Trevor Crafts, Matthew Daley, and Bruce Boxleitner) along with co-writer Mairghread Scott and actor Raphael Sbarge discuss the importance of integrating this transmedia approach in their Steampunk inspired world building, and what new directions this can take future fandom for LANTERN CITY and others. Moderated by BOOM! Studios President of Publishing & Marketing Filip Sablik.

From Concepts to Comics: A Conversation on Editing in the Comics Industry
Friday, 3/25/16, 5:00p.m. – 6:00p.m., Room: 515A
Sit in with Sierra Hahn (BOOM! Studios senior editor) as she leads a discussion on the roles editors can play in the comic industry with Jamie Rich (Vertigo senior editor, Lady Killer), Eric Harburn (BOOM! Studios editor), Joëlle Jones (Lady Killer), Leigh Luna (Steven Universe and the Crystal Gems) and Mairghread Scott (Toil and Trouble). Listen as they explore the differences between working with or without an editor, at an indie publisher or the Big Two, and how editors can partner with talent to put creators’ vision to paper.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: It’s Morphin Time!
Saturday, 3/26/16, 12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m., Room: 152
In January, BOOM! Studios launched Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, a new comic series based on the hit 90s live-action children’s TV series about a group of ordinary teenagers who “morphed” into superheroes to save the world from evil. Join Walter Jones (“Mighty Morhpin Power Rangers,” Zack/Black Ranger), series writer Kyle Higgins, editor Dafna Pleban and Saban’s Director of Global Consumer Products Jason Bischoff in a discussion about the new series and the everlasting popularity of these “teenagers with attitude.”

BOOM! Studios: Discover New Worlds
Saturday, 3/26/16, 4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m., Room 515A
Love reading compelling, forward-thinking comics? Interested in how multiple award-winning top 10 publisher, BOOM! Studios, has spent over a decade committing to telling great stories and nurturing talent? Moderator Filip Sablik (BOOM! Studios’ president of publishing and marketing) discusses with creators Hope Larson and Brittney Williams (Goldie Vance), Jackson Lanzing and Collin P. Kelly (Joyride), Kyle Higgins (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), and Sam Humphries (Jonesy), how they explore the ever-changing landscape as well as highlight new stories and the projects needed in the industry.

Download a printable panel schedule here: http://bit.ly/WC2016Printable2

And finally, BOOM! will have the following exclusive variants available for purchase at the booth:

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Jonesy #1 – Cover by Agnes Garbowska (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)

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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #0 – Cover by Felipe Smith (Part 1 of a series of four, connecting covers—the remaining three covers will be offered as exclusives at Emerald City Comic Con, San Diego Comic-Con, and New York Comic Con)

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Steven Universe and the Crystal Gems #1 – Cover by Steven Sugar (brother and the inspiration of show creator Rebecca Sugar)

For tickets and more information on WonderCon 2016, visit their site at comic-con.org/wca.