BOOM! Studios announce ALA Midwinter schedule and convention exclusives

BOOM! Studios announce ALA Midwinter schedule and convention exclusives

It’s a new year which means more comic conventions, and BOOM! are here with one of the year’s first big announcement.  They’ve released their schedule and exclusives for Seattle’s ALA Midwinter convention, with items including a Buffy the Vampire Slayer variant, that same variant image on a nifty tote bag, and a first look at R.L. Stine’s Just Beyond: The Scare School.  Check out the details below.

Per BOOM!: 


Acclaimed Publisher Debuts New Exclusives & More in January 2019

 LOS ANGELES, CA (January 14, 2018) – BOOM! Studios announced today the company’s exclusive merchandise debuting at ALA Midwinter 2019 to be held fromJanuary 25th-29th, 2019at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA.

The award-winning publisher will debut these new exclusives at Booth #626, which will sport a fresh new environment alongside advance looks at key 2019 graphic novel titles including Buffy The Vampire Slayer (Jordie Bellaire, Dan Mora, & Joss Whedon), The Avant-Guards (Carly Usdin & Noah Hayes), The Magicians: Alice’s Story (Lev Grossman, Lilah Sturges & Pius Bak), and Just Beyond: The Scare School (R.L Stine, Kelly & Nichole Matthews) and more!

The exclusive merchandise available to attendees at BOOM! Studios’ booth includes:

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer Limited Edition Tote Bag with art by George Schall
  • Just Beyond: The Scare School ALA MW Exclusive Chapter One ARC
  • The Magicians: Alice's Story ALA MW Exclusive Chapter One ARC

In addition to visiting the booth for signings and giveaways, attendees are invited to stop by the BOOM! Studios for the BOOM! Studios Tea Time between 4-5pm on Saturday, January 26th and Sunday, January 27th to indulge in some tea, cookies and comics discussion with BOOM! Studios staff and creators.

BOOM! Studios will also host a star-studded roundtable panel discussion on graphic fiction, with full details below:

Monday, January 28th
(10:00-10:50AM, Pop Top Stage)

Join Jordie Bellaire (Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Lilah Sturges (Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass and The Magicians: Alice's Story) and CB Lee (Ben 10: The Truth is Out There) for a discussion on the diverse, award-winning imprints of BOOM! Studios, Archaia, BOOM! Box, and KaBOOM!. Hosted by Arune Singh (VP Marketing, BOOM! Studios), this roundtable discussion will tackle the challenges in creating original concepts in the current market; modernizing beloved pop culture icons; and the path forward to a more inclusive industry.

“BOOM! Studios is heading to ALA Midwinter with a guarantee for every librarian - you’ll leave our booth with more than one new book perfect for the patrons walking through your doors every day,” said Arune Singh, VP Marketing, BOOM! Studios. “We’re excited to meet each of the librarians making such a huge impact in their communities by offering them different limited edition exclusives, meet & greet opportunities with some of our most popular creators, an exciting selection of graphic novels from our diverse library, tasty treats and more each day!”

For more news on BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

ALA Midwinter will be held at Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center from January 25-29.

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