The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community and the issues that affect their lives. They also fund GLAAD's work to amplify stories from the LGBTQ community that build support for equality.
The 2018 nominees for BOOM! Studios include:
THE BACKSTAGERS, by James Tynion IV, Rian Sygh, Walter Baiamonte, Jim Campbell
GOLDIE VANCE, by Hope Larson, Jackie Ball, Brittney Williams, Noah Hayes, Sarah Stern, Jim Campbell
LUMBERJANES, by Kat Leyh, Shannon Watters, Carolyn Nowak, Ayme Sotuyo, Maarta Laiho, Aubrey Aiese
THE WOODS, by James Tynion IV, Michael Dialynas, Ed Dukeshire
“We’re honored to see so many BOOM! Studios series recognized at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards,” said Filip Sablik, President of Publishing & Marketing, BOOM! Studios. “One of the core missions of this company is to bring new, diverse voices to the world of comic books and we’re thrilled to see that work recognized alongside other exceptional nominees.”
For more on THE BACKSTAGERS, GOLDIE VANCE, LUMBERJANES and THE WOODS and more from BOOM! Studios, please visit www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.
For more information on GLAAD, please visit www.glaad.org or connect with GLAAD on Facebook and Twitter.
The GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies will be held in Los Angeles on April 12, 2018 at The Beverly Hilton, and in New York on May 5 at the New York Hilton Midtown.
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 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 Fox Television for the small screen. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.