BOOM! Studios Announces COMICSPRO 2020 Exclusives and Special Guests
Acclaimed Publisher Attends Premier Comics Retailer Event in Portland From February 20-22
LOS ANGELES, CA (February 6, 2020) – BOOM! Studios announced today their presence at the ComicsPRO Annual Meeting from February 20-22, 2020 at the Hilton Portland Downtown, in Portland, OR. The publisher, home to award-winning imprints BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia, is proud to return to the 14th ComicsPRO Annual Meeting as a Premier sponsor with special guest, Ryan Parrott, writer of hit series including Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and co-writer of Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers.
Retailers who attend the ComicsPRO Annual Meeting will receive exclusive Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1, #2 and Alienated #1 variant covers for free that will only be available at this conference. The retailer-exclusive merchandise available from BOOM! Studios’ includes:
- Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 ComicsPRO 2020 Exclusive Variant Cover featuring art by George Caltsoudas.
- Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2 ComicsPRO 2020 Exclusive Variant Cover featuring art by George Caltsoudas.
- Alienated #1 ComicsPRO 2020 Exclusive Variant Cover featuring art by Özgür Yildirim
ComicsPRO retailers will have the chance to hear BOOM! Studios President, Publishing & Marketing, Filip Sablik speak on Thursday, February 20th, at the Graphic Novels, Perennials, and Curation panel, full details below.
Thursday, February 20
Graphic Novels, Perennials, and Curation
(2:45 PM – 3:25 PM, Grand Ballroom II)
What makes a graphic novel a perennial seller? What do publishers look for in choosing projects? Can comics be perennial sellers? What type of graphic novels sell differently in the book market … in the Direct Market …. online? These and other questions will be answered.
BOOM! Studios President, Publishing & Marketing, Filip Sablik will unveil the publisher’s vision for 2020 at a presentation on Thursday, February 20th at 10:30am. Throughout the weekend, attendees will also have an opportunity to speak directly with Sablik and Morgan Perry, Retail Sales Coordinator, about exciting new and upcoming titles from acclaimed imprints BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia at roundtable discussions on Friday, February 21st, and Saturday, February 22nd. The publisher will also bring along limited edition advance galleys of upcoming projects and other promotional items to share at the roundtables.
BOOM! Studios is proud to host a special event on Friday, February 21st and invites all attending ComicsPRO retailers to join them for free food and drinks. The BOOM! Studios Happy Hour will take place 7:00-9:00pm on Friday, 2/21, at Shift Drinks, located at 1200 SW Morrison St. in Portland, OR.