Inside The Encyclopedia Lumberjanica: An Illustrated Guide to the Hardcore Lady-Types of Lumberjanes, you’ll find nonfiction details on real-life lady-types who inspired the Lumberjanes comic series, and The Beat has an exclusive first look!

The Encyclopedia Lumberjanica is making its way to a comic shop near you on October 28th, 2020, and it will be available at a local bookstore (or for request at your local public library) on November 3rd, 2020. The Encyclopedia Lumberjanica was written by Susan Coiner-Collier and illustrated by Kanesha C. Bryant, Kaiti Infante, Alexia Khodania, and Julia Madrigal, and the nonfiction book also includes plenty of in-character commentary from the Lumberjanes themselves.

The Encyclopedia Lumberjanica was inspired by the groundbreaking Lumberjanes comic series, which was created by Grace Ellis, Noelle Stevenson, and Shannon Watters.

Although the original ongoing comic series from BOOM! Box will be releasing its final issue in December 2020, there is plenty more Lumberjanes to keep you occupied in advance of the release of The Encyclopedia Lumberjanica.

Plus, there are the Lumberjanes original graphic novels by Lilah Sturges and polterink, the third of which will be released in October.

And the adventures at Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqual Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady-Types are far from over, even after November: HBO Max has secured a script-to-screen order for a streaming animated adaption which is being headed by Stevenson.

Check out these exclusive interior pages from The Encyclopedia Lumberjanica, which you can bring home yourself in October or November, and read the full press release from BOOM! Studios below. Plus, please be sure to let us know which upcoming Lumberjanes project you’re most looking forward to in the comment section!

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 14, 2020) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a brand new look at the ENCYCLOPEDIA LUMBERJANICA: An Illustrated Guide to the Hardcore Lady-Types of Lumberjanes, from writer Susan Coiner-Collier and artists Kaiti Infante (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Alexia Khodanian (Lumberjanica), Julia Madrigal (Giant Days), and Kanesha C. Bryant (Lumberjanes), gathering a veritable who’s who of famous and incredible women throughout history who have inspired the Lumberjanes, available in stores October 2020.


Step inside the world of the New York Times best-selling Lumberjanes like never before, with an illustrated look into the lives of the lady-types that the Lumberjanes have taken as their role models. From the arts, sciences, and politics to groundbreakers and the generally rad, you’ll learn all about incredible figures such as Juliette Gordon Low, bell hooks, Ching Shih, Mary Anning, and more! THE ENCYCLOPEDIA LUMBERJANICA is perfect for teachers and caregivers, and an unforgettable keepsake for Lumberjanes fans.


THE ENCYCLOPEDIA LUMBERJANICA is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning BOOM! Box imprint, home to groundbreaking original series such as Lumberjanes by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Brooklyn Allen, and Noelle Stevenson; Giant Days by John Allison, Lissa Treiman, and Max Sarin; Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera and Celia Moscote; The Avant-Guards by Carly Usdin and Noah Hayes; Fence by C.S. Pacat and Johanna the Mad; Goldie Vance by Hope Larson and Brittney Williams; and Seen: True Stories of Marginalized Trailblazers.


Print copies of THE ENCYCLOPEDIA LUMBERJANICA will be available for sale on October 28, 2020 at local comic book shops (use to find the nearest one), November 3, 2020 at bookstores or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire.


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