BOOM! Studios Announces ALA Midwinter 2019 Exclusives & Programming

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Buffy And Co Take Over ALA Midwinter

BOOM! Studios announced today the company’s exclusive merchandise debuting at ALA Midwinter 2019 to be held from January 25th-29th, 2019 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA…

The award-winning publisher will debut these new exclusives at Booth #626, which will sport a fresh new environment alongside advance looks at key 2019 graphic novel titles including Buffy The Vampire Slayer (Jordie Bellaire, Dan Mora, & Joss Whedon), The Avant-Guards (Carly Usdin & Noah Hayes), The Magicians: Alice’s Story (Lev Grossman, Lilah Sturges & Pius Bak), and Just Beyond: The Scare School (R.L Stine, Kelly & Nichole Matthews) and more!

The exclusive merchandise available to attendees at BOOM! Studios’ booth includes:

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1 ALA MW Variant Cover with cover art by George Schall
    • Free to librarians and educators, exclusively available at signing opportunities with Jordie Bellaire from 3:30-4:30pm on Saturday, January 26th and 11-12pm on Sunday, January 27th
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer Limited Edition Tote Bag with art by George Schall
    • Free to librarians and educators, available at BOOM! Studios booth #626 while supplies last beginning Friday, January 25th
  • Just Beyond: The Scare School ALA MW Exclusive Chapter One ARC
    • Free to librarians and educators, available at BOOM! Studios booth #626 while supplies last beginning Friday, January 25th
  • The Magicians: Alice’s Story ALA MW Exclusive Chapter One ARC
    • Free to librarians and educators, available during signing opportunity with Lilah Sturges from 1-2pm on Saturday, January 26th
  • Ben 10: The Truth is Out There ALA MW Exclusive Print    
    • Free to librarians and educators, available during signing opportunity with CB Lee from 11-12pm on Saturday, January 26th and 3-4pm on Sunday, January 27th
  • ALA Midwinter Ribbons
    • Free in a dozen styles, available at BOOM! Studios booth #626 while supplies last beginning Friday, January 25th

In addition to visiting the booth for signings and giveaways, attendees are invited to stop by the BOOM! Studios for the BOOM! Studios Tea Timebetween 4-5pm on Saturday, January 26th and Sunday, January 27th to indulge in some tea, cookies and comics discussion with BOOM! Studios staff and creators.

BOOM! Studios will also host a star-studded roundtable panel discussion on graphic fiction, with full details below:

Monday, January 28th 
BOOM! STUDIOS: DISCOVER YOURS AT ALA MIDWINTER
(10:00-10:50AM, Pop Top Stage)

Join Jordie Bellaire (Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Lilah Sturges (Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass and The Magicians: Alice’s Story) and CB Lee (Ben 10: The Truth is Out There) for a discussion on the diverse, award-winning imprints of BOOM! Studios, Archaia, BOOM! Box, and KaBOOM!. Hosted by Arune Singh (VP Marketing, BOOM! Studios), this roundtable discussion will tackle the challenges in creating original concepts in the current market; modernizing beloved pop culture icons; and the path forward to a more inclusive industry.

“BOOM! Studios is heading to ALA Midwinter with a guarantee for every librarian – you’ll leave our booth with more than one new book perfect for the patrons walking through your doors every day,” said Arune Singh, VP Marketing, BOOM! Studios. “We’re excited to meet each of the librarians making such a huge impact in their communities by offering them different limited edition exclusives, meet & greet opportunities with some of our most popular creators, an exciting selection of graphic novels from our diverse library, tasty treats and more each day!” 

For more news on BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to  www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including LumberjanesThe WoodsGiant DaysKlaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Cartoon Network, and The Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox for film and with 20th Television for the small screen. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information. 

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