CEO & Founder of Boom! Studios, Ross Richie, joins us on Episode 200 of Tsunami Healing!!
Ross founded BOOM! Studios in the spare bedroom of his apartment in June of 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences.. He continued on to take the company to win “Best New Publisher” four months later. Since then, BOOM! has added “Best Publisher” from Diamond Comics Distributors to its list of accolades in 2009 and 2010, along with an Eisner Award and several Harveys.
Through the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including Lumberjanes, The Woods, Giant Days, Klaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Cartoon Network, and Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox for film and with Fox Television for the small screen.
We dive deep into All of this, how and why he first started, exhibiting at Comic Cons, the state of the comic industry today, their brand new relationship with Netflix and much more!
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