Boom is expanding its indie-focused BOOM! Box imprint in April with Lumberjanes, by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis, with art by Brooke Allen. It’s the story of five campers who spend the summer having adventures with yetis, three-eyed wolves, and giant falcons. Its described as “Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Gravity Falls,” which is a slick way of saying…spooky camping out mysteries! Stevenson (Nimona) is a well-known creator, Ellis is a newcomer and Allen was the cartoonist on A Home for Mr. Easter, a quirky book that I enjoyed but didn’t get too much attention when it came out.

BOOM! Box is set up to feature original comics in the same vein as Boom hugely popular Cartoon Network titles. The first was THE MIDAS FLESH by Ryan North, Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline. There is a surplus of insanely talented people to work on this kind of material and Boom! it seems to us, is wise to take advantage of this pool.

Here are the three covers for the first issue — this looks delightful!


LUMBERJANES Cover A by Noelle Stevenson


LUMBERJANES Cover B by Madeleine Flores


LUMBERJANES Cover C by Lauren Zukauskas



  1. The covers look great but, it’s kind of a shame that none of them feature Brooke Allen’s work. Her work from Mr. Easter had a really strong fluidity all its own that is a bit different from these pieces and I would have missed supporting more of her work if I just looked at the cover. So that is the long way of saying- thanks for posting this.

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