Boom Studios is avoiding the San Diego news crush and doing a Dynamite by making their announcements one a day until San Diego. And the first is that Mark Waid, former editor-in-chief at Boom and author of some of their most important creator driven titles, is coming back with a new series. According to the video above it’s “one with a dear friend of mine, one of the most revered artists in comics” an artist he’s wanted to work with for a while. It’s a story that is “Dangerous” and not something another company would touch.
I’m told that the reason Paul Levitz joined the board at Boom was to help them get their creator-owned contract in order, and it seems to be in good shape now, such that Waid is back, and new books like The Woods have successfully launched, and much more is happening. What was that I was just saying about “More to come?”
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.