The story follows a group of five friends--April, Jo, Mal, Molly, and Ripley--on their adventures at a less than average summer camp ("Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's Camp for Hardcore Lady Types"). Lumberjanes Omnibus Number 1. Lumberjanes Omnibus Number 2. Lumberjanes - Wikipedia. Lumberjanes is a comic book series created by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Brooke A.
Allen and Noelle Stevenson and published via the Boom Box! Imprint of Boom! Studios. BOOM! Box. Lumberjanes, Women in Comics Win Big at 2015 Eisner Awards. Holy smokes.
Where do we even begin with this year’s Eisner Award winners? Team Lumberjanes (Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Noelle Stevenson, and Brooke A. Allen) took home two major awards: Best New Series (!!!) And Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17). 'Lumberjanes' Wins 2016 GLAAD Media Award. Every year, the GLAAD Media Awards aim to celebrate the best of LGBT-inclusive media and the people producing that work.
This weekend at a ceremony in Los Angeles, winners for the 2016 awards were announced, with Boom Studios’s acclaimed Lumberjanes taking home the award for Outstanding Comic Book. Lumberjanes, by Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh, Carolyn Nowak and Brooke Allen, tells the story of five teenage girls at a summer camp who solve mysteries and encounter bizarre creatures. How Nimona and Lumberjanes Author Noelle Stevenson Conquered the Comic Book World. Before she even graduated from art school, Noelle Stevenson was already making waves in the comics community.
One night back in 2012 she and a friend starting sketching Marvel’s male superhero Hawkeye in the same ludicrously sexual poses that were usually reserved for his female counterparts. Stevenson posted her sketches online and, much to her surprise, the inside joke between friends blossomed into the massively successful Hawkeye Initiative. Soon artists all across the web were participating as Stevenson sent an early shot across the bow of the notoriously sexist comic-book world that predated and, in a way, predicted Gamergate and a thousand Black Widow think pieces.
Since she left art school, Stevenson has been busier than ever. At 23 years old, Stevenson just had the kind of year that would make even the most seasoned comics writer turn Hulk green with envy. You need the news, not the paper. Noelle Stevenson is an author who has made The New York Times best-seller list.
She is nominated this year for three Eisner Awards, the comic and graphic novel industry’s equivalent of the Oscars. A graphic novel she wrote and drew based on a web comic she created hits bookstores Tuesday. She’s written story lines for iconic characters including Wonder Woman and Thor for DC and Marvel. She’s written a television show for Disney. Meet the Local Illustrator of Lumberjanes, a Feminist, Fast-Growing Summer Camp Comic. In the first five pages of the Lumberjanes comic series, five girls triumph over a small army of three-eyed foxes.
Each panel is a flurry of haymakers and karate kicks, action-font WHAPs and knockout-star PUNCHes. The series, illustrated by local artist Brooke Allen (right), pegs these tough young women as “hardcore lady types.” Grace Ellis. BOOM! Editor Shannon Watters Talks Lumberjanes, Queer Representation and the Value of Scaring Kids. Editor Shannon Watters has helped guide KaBOOM!
— BOOM! Studios’ all-ages imprint — to commercial and critical success, mostly by hand-picking cartoonists with unique voices to put their own spin on an impressive line-up of all-star licenses including Adventure Time, Regular Show and Bravest Warriors. She also oversees BOOM! Box, an experimental imprint created “for the love of it,” which publishes Lumberjanes, the breakout series of 2014 that Watters co-created with writer Grace Ellis.