If you’re planning on going to Wondercon later this month and unlike us, you don’t wait until the last minute and then frantically google things as you try to figure out your schedule, you might be interested to know what the comic book publisher known as BOOM! Studios has planned for the weekend. BOOM! will be holding court at the convention at booth #1301, where they promise both signings and convention exclusives, though they don’t let us know what any of those will be (that’s for another press release).
They did reveal their schedule of three panels for the weekend, however. In addition, BOOM! bragged that their booth is “one of the most prominent on the floor,” so you should have no trouble finding it. Check out the panel lineup below:
Friday, March 23rd
2:00-3:00 BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours—The world of BOOM! Studios has grown bigger than ever before, meaning there’s a comic book for every kind of fan, and this is the panel to Discover Yours! Join Josh Trujillo (Dodge City), Sarah Kuhn (Clueless), David F. Walker (Planet of The Apes) Ben Blacker & Ben Acker (The Thrilling Adventure Hour), Carly Usdin (Heavy Vinyl), Matt Gagnon (Editor-in-Chief, BOOM! Studios) & more as they reveal big news from the diverse imprints of BOOM! Studios, Archaia, BOOM! Box, and KaBOOM!, along with some special surprises for every fan in attendance. Moderated by Filip Sablik (President of Publishing & Marketing, BOOM! Studios). Room 211
Saturday, March 24th
2:30-3:30 Power Rangers: Shattered Grid—Lord Drakkon has returned, and after the events of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25, No Ranger Is Safe! Join writers Kyle Higgins (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) and Ryan Parrott (Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers), actor David Yost (“Billy Cranston,” Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV Series), Dafna Pleban (Editor, BOOM! Studios), Melissa Flores (Director, Power Rangers Content, Saban Brands) and more to discuss the first-ever Saban’s Power Rangers comic book event and what it means for the original teenagers with attitude. This panel will make Power Rangers history with a moment no Power Rangers fan can afford to miss, along with exclusive news and first looks! Moderated by journalist Joshua Yehl (IGN.com). Room 200B
Sunday, March 25th
11:00-12:00 Pop Culture is LGBTQ— BOOM! Studios and GLAAD present an honest discussion of LGBTQ representation in pop culture and the path forward to a brighter, more inclusive future, with special guests including Wilson Cruz (Actor, Star Trek: Discovery), Elliot Fletcher (Actor, The Fosters), CB Lee (Writer, Not Your Sidekick), Rian Sygh (Artist, The Backstagers), Josh Trujillo (Writer, Dodge City) and Megan Townsend (Director of Entertainment Research & Analysis, GLAAD). Moderated by journalist Tracy Brown (LA Times). Room 211
Wondercon takes place at the Anaheim Convention Center on March 23-25. Bleeding Cool, of course, will be bringing you live updates from the con as usual, so if you aren’t making it out there, check in with us that weekend to live vicariously.
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