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BOOM! Studios are returning to New York Comic Con next month (Thursday 4th – Sunday 7th October 2018) in fine style, bringing a impressive representation of talent from their roster of comics creatives. The Californian publisher are heading East – and showcasing a raft of heavyhitters, both at their booth (#1828) and at a number of panels throughout the weekend.


  • ENTERTAINMENT IS LGBTQ (Thursday, 4th October, 12:30-1:30pm, Room 1A21)

BOOM! Studios and GLAAD present an in-depth roundtable discussion about LGBTQ representation in pop culture and the path forward to a brighter, more inclusive future, with special guests from all corners of the entertainment world including Marguerite Bennett (Writer, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Phil Jimenez (Artist, Wonder Woman), Andy Mientus (CW’s The Flash; The Backstagers and The Ghost Light), Lilah Sturges (Writer, Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass), Megan Townsend (Director of Entertainment Research & Analysis, GLAAD) and more. Moderated by Steve Foxe (Paste Magazine).

  • BOOM! STUDIOS: DISCOVER YOURS (Friday 5th October, 1:30pm-2:30pm, Room 1A24)

Discover your new comic book obsession at New York Comic Con – and we guarantee you’re going to find it at this panel! Join visionary author R.L. Stine (Goosebumps), Lilah Sturges (Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass), Greg Pak (Firefly), Delilah S. Dawson (Sparrowhawk), Matt Gagnon (Editor-in-Chief, BOOM! Studios) and a surprise guest for a jam-packed, interactive panel featuring the most acclaimed creators in comics as they discuss the diverse imprints of BOOM! Studios, Archaia, BOOM! Box and KaBOOM! with surprises for everyone in the audience. Moderated by Filip Sablik (President, Publishing & Marketing, BOOM! Studios).

  • BOOM! BOX FALL MIXTAPE (Saturday 6th October, 5:15-6:15 PM, Room 1A02)

There’s only one place to discover your favorite comics like Lumberjanes, Giant Days, Fence, The Backstagers and more – it’s the BOOM! Box imprint of BOOM! Studios. Join Lilah Sturges (Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass), James Tynion IV (The Backstagers), Andy Mientus (CW’s The Flash; The Backstagers and The Ghost Light), Jackie Ball (Welcome to Wanderland, Goldie Vance), Christine Larsen (By Night) and more of the exciting creators that bring you the most acclaimed progressive YA comics in the industry for a discussion about what’s next for the imprint that launched a movement in the world of graphic fiction! Moderated by Brigid Alverson (Publishers Weekly, ICv2, Good Comics for Kids).

  • POWER RANGERS: BEYOND THE GRID (Sunday 7th October, 12:15pm-1:15pm, Room 1A24)

A new all-star team of Power Rangers has come together to face a new threat from BEYOND THE GRID! Join Marguerite Bennett (Writer, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Kyle Higgins (Writer, Saban’s Power Rangers: Soul of The Dragon), Daniele Di Nicuolo (Artist, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Simone Di Meo (Artist, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Dafna Pleban (Senior Editor, BOOM! Studios) and Megan Ruggiero (Publishing Manager, Hasbro Entertainment & Licensing) to discuss the future of the Power Rangers in comics…and reveal some surprises for every fan in attendance! Moderated by Laura Prudom (Executive TV Editor, IGN).

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