BOOM! and GLAAD Team Up at SDCC for ‘Entertainment is LGBTQ’ Panel

Posted by June 29, 2018 Comment

BOOM! Studios announced its schedule for San Diego Comic-Con, and the publisher will be teaming up with advocacy group GLAAD for a panel called Entertainment is LGBTQ. Featuring guests such as Emily Andras, Lilah Sturges, Marguerite Bennet, Noah Hayes, and “more,” the panel takes place on Thursday, July 19th and will “present an in-depth roundtable discussion about LGBTQ representation in pop culture and the path forward to a brighter, more inclusive future.

Additional Panels include one focusing on the BOOM! Box Summer Mixtape on Friday, and a regular BOOM! Studios panel on Saturday. The publisher’s booth is #229, if you want to stop by to visit special guests including “a WWE Superstar, former Power Rangers and diverse lineup of talent from BOOM! Studios award-winning graphic fiction lineup.”

Checkout out the BOOM schedule below:

Programming Schedule

Thursday, 7/19
12:00-1:00 Entertainment is LGBTQ – BOOM! Studios and GLAAD present an in-depth roundtable discussion about LGBTQ representation in pop culture and the path forward to a brighter, more inclusive future, with special guests from all corners of the entertainment world including Emily Andras (Executive Producer and Showrunner of Wynonna Earp), Lilah Sturges (Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass), Marguerite Bennett (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Noah Hayes (Wet Hot American Summer) and more. Moderated by Megan Townsend (Director of Entertainment Research & Analysis, GLAAD). Room: 28DE

Friday, 7/20
5:00-6:00 The BOOM! Box Summer Mixtape – There’s only one place to discover your favorite comics likeLumberjanes, Giant Days, Fence, The Backstagers and more – it’s the BOOM! Box imprint of BOOM! Studios. Join Lilah Sturges (Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass), Jackie Ball (Goldie Vance),  Brooklyn Allen(Lumberjanes co-creator), Mariko Tamaki (Lumberjanes novels), Josh Trujillo (Dodge City), Sarah Kuhn(Clueless) and more of the exciting creators that bring you the most acclaimed progressive YA comics in the industry for a discussion about what’s next for the imprint that launched a movement in the world of graphic fiction! Moderated by Mey Rude (Autostraddle.com). Room: 32AB

Saturday, 7/21 
12:30-1:30 BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours – Discover your new comic book obsession at Comic-Con—and we guarantee you’re going to find it at this panel! Join Kat Leyh (Lumberjanes),  Marguerite Bennett (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) Ryan Parrott (Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers), Delilah S. Dawson (Ladycastle), Tyler Jenkins (Black Badge), Phillip Kennedy Johnson (Low Road West), author CB Lee, and Matt Gagnon (Editor in Chief, BOOM! Studios) for a jam-packed, interactive panel featuring the most acclaimed creators in comics as they discuss the diverse imprints of BOOM! Studios, Archaia, BOOM! Box and KaBOOM! with surprises for everyone in the audience. Moderated by Filip Sablik (President of Publishing & Marketing, BOOM! Studios). Room: 24ABC

(Last Updated June 29, 2018 4:24 pm )

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