BOOM! Studios Reveals ComicsPRO Exclusives And Special Guests
by James Ferguson
BOOM! Studios is rolling into the ComicsPro Annual Meeting with some cool exclusives and expcial guests. Retailers attending the event will receive exclusive variant covers for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 and #2 by George Caltsoudas and Alienated #1 by Özgür Yildirim for free.
Additionally, BOOM! Studios President, Publishing & Marketing, Filip Sablik will be speaking at the Graphic Novels, Perennials, and Curation panel. Here are the details for that:
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.
But wait! There’s more! Sablik will also be revealing the publisher’s vision for 2020 at a presentation on Thursday, February 20th at 10:30 AM. Also, Sablik and Retail Sales Coordinator Morgan Perry will be available to talk about upcoming titles at roundtable discussions on Friday, February 21st and Saturday, February 22nd with some limited edition advance galleys of these projects and other promotional items to share.
Finally, BOOM! Studios will host a happy hour from 7-9 PM on Friday, February 21st at Shift Drinks at 1200 SW Morrison Street in Portland, OR and all attending ComicsPRO retailers are invited to join for free food and drinks.