Boom Studios Heads to Wondercon with Exclusive Covers and More
WonderCon 2016 starts tomorrow, March 25, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Downtown Los Angeles, and runs until Sunday March 27, and Boom Studios is gearing up with the reveal of three covers for Steven Universe and the Crystal Gems, Mighty Morphn’ Power Rangers, and Jonesy, available exclusively at the show, and debuting here on ComicsAlliance.
The Steven Universe and the Crystal Gems #1 cover is by Steven Sugar, the show artist who’s also the brother of creator Rebecca Sugar and the inspiration for the title character, and it’s fun map of Beach City. The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #0 cover by is by Felipe Smith, and is the first of four connecting covers, with the other three to be offered exclusively at Emerald City Comic Con, San Diego Comic-Con, and New York Comic Con. The Jonesy #1 exclusive cover by My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic artist Agnes Garbowska features Jonesy, Susan, and Rocky attending the con in Adventure Time cosplay, and that’s just adorable.
Boom will also be at Booth #1611, with signings scheduled throughout the weekend from Michael Alan Nelson, Sam Humphries, Agnes Garbowska, Trevor Crafts, Matthew Daley, Bruce Boxleitner, Raphael, Jackson Lanzing, Collin P. Kelly, Madeleine Flores, Chrystin Garland, Leigh Luna, Kyle Higgins, Felipe Smith, Bryce Carlson, Shannon Watters, Jeremy Bastia, and Mairghread Scott.
Check out the rest of the covers below!
Boom also let us know that you can find them at the following panels over the weekend:
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