LOS ANGELES, CA (November 6, 2018) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at GIANT DAYS: WHERE WOMEN GLOW AND MEN PLUNDER #1, an all new over-sized special from creator John Allison in December 2018. Surprise, Ed Gemmell’s flying to Australia for the holidays! He’ll get to spend a glorious vacation meeting his girlfriend’s family and paying her dad back for the plane tickets with hard, physical labor . . . all while basking in the warm glow of holiday sunshine and cheer.
Launched in 2015 under BOOM! Studios’ YA-focused BOOM! Box imprint, Giant Days was originally a webcomic from 2011 that was written and illustrated by Allison. Since then,Giant Days has featured the art of acclaimed artists including Lissa Treiman, Max Sarin, Liz Fleming, Julia Madrigal, Jenn St-Onge and more. The world of Giant Days has expanded to include young adult novels at Abrams Books and two previous critically-acclaimed holiday specials.
GIANT DAYS: WHERE WOMEN GLOW AND MEN PLUNDER #1, this year’s holiday special, marks the first time that John Allison has both written and illustrated a full-length issue of Giant Days at BOOM! Studios.
“This has been an incredible year for Giant Days, so we’re celebrating it with an extra-large issue chock full of EXTREMELY Australian Christmas traditions for Ed Gemmell, but I promise there is plenty to love no matter where in the world you are!” said Shannon Watters, Senior Editor, BOOM! Studios.
GIANT DAYS: WHERE WOMEN GLOW AND MEN PLUNDER is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning BOOM! Box imprint, home to groundbreaking original series such as Lumberjanes by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Brooklyn Allen, and Noelle Stevenson; By Night by John Allison and Christine Larsen; Misfit City by Kiwi Smith, Kurt Lustgarten, and Naomi Franquiz; Fence by C.S. Pacat and Johanna The Mad; and Goldie Vance by Hope Larson and Brittney Williams.
Print copies of GIANT DAYS: WHERE WOMEN GLOW AND MEN PLUNDER #1 will be available for sale on December 5, 2018 at local comic book shops (usecomicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) and at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
For more on GIANT DAYS and other projects from BOOM! Studios, please visit 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 Lumberjanes, The Woods, Giant Days, Klaus, 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.