LOS ANGELES, CA (December 19, 2019) – BOOM! Studios today proudly announced the LUMBERJANES: FAREWELL TO SUMMER 2020 FCBD SPECIAL, an all-new free comic book special written and illustrated by acclaimed comics creators including Aubrey Aiese, Dozerdraws, Maarta Laiho, Carolyn Nowak, polterink, Sarah Stern, and co-creator and original Lumberjanes artist Brooklyn Allen, arriving in comic shops worldwide on Free Comic Book Day, May 2, 2020.
Join April, Mal, Molly, Jo, and Ripley in LUMBERJANES: FAREWELL TO SUMMER 2020 FCBD SPECIAL as they say farewell to the most magical summer of the Lumberjanes’ lives in all-new stories set in the world of the New York Times bestselling phenomenon, perfect for readers new and old alike!
Launched in 2014 under BOOM! Studios’ YA-focused BOOM! Box imprint by series co-creators Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Brooklyn Allen, and Noelle Stevenson, Lumberjanes was originally solicited as a limited series, but the overwhelming response from fans transformed it into an ongoing series that has become a New York Times best-seller, earned numerous prestigious awards including the GLAAD Media Award and two Eisner Awards, and has even crossed over with heroes from the DC Comics Universe (in Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy). The Lumberjanes have expanded to middle-grade novels at Abrams Books, as well as a diverse array of merchandise.
LUMBERJANES: FAREWELL TO SUMMER 2020 FCBD SPECIAL is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning BOOM! Box imprint, home to groundbreaking original series such as Giant Days by John Allison, Lissa Treiman, and Max Sarin; The Avant-Guards by Carly Usdin and Noah Hayes; b.b. free by Gabby Rivera and Royal Dunlap; Fence by C.S. Pacat and Johanna the Mad; Goldie Vance by Hope Larson and Brittney Williams and the upcoming series Seen: True Stories of Marginalized Trailblazers.
Print copies of LUMBERJANES: FAREWELL TO SUMMER 2020 FCBD SPECIAL will be available for FREE on May 2, 2020 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one), alongside the Power Rangers 2020 FCBD Special.
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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.