Shannon Watters


Lumberjanes is 5 Years Old, but They Brought the Presents – Wondercon Panel

Lumberjanes is Five Years Old and They Brought Presents to WonderCon!

I don't think I fall into what would be the expected demographic for Lumberjanes, lucky for me though I don't care as I have been on board with all the Janes since issue one and I was extremely excited to attend the Lumberjanes 5 year anniversary celebration panel at WonderCon 2019. Tracy Brown, writer for […]

Lumberjanes #50 cover by Kat Leyh

Lumberjanes #50 Review: Tabletop Games and Underground Adventures

It's activity time for the Lumberjanes. While many play a tabletop game of building kingdoms and expanding fortunes, April, Mal, and Ripley explore below in dark caverns. While things seem to be looking up when they discover a beautiful glowing fungus, they discover that they're not the only living thing exploring these dark depths. Lumberjanes […]

BOOM! Studios to Staff: And You Get a Promotion! And You Get A Promotion!

BOOM! Studios has seen all the recent hirings and reshufflings at rival comic book publishers lately and has, perhaps, been experiencing a bit of FOMO. The answer: a round of promotions of their own. Seven, to be precise, in addition to the hiring ofJeanine Schaefer earlier today as Executive Editor. In a press release, BOOM! […]

Lumberjanes #47 cover by Kat Leyh

Lumberjanes #47 Review: A Cute and Endearing Adventure Comic

The Lumberjanes learn what happened to Emmy from Rocky. A tornado manifested from nowhere and took Emmy away. Jen and the others leave to find her. This leads the Lumberjanes into a confrontation with a seemingly sentient tornado for the fate of Emmy. This is my first experience with Lumberjanes, and — I have to […]


"Urinating With Style" – Queerly Inspired At San Diego Comic-Con

By Joe Glass Now in its 29th years, the Prism Comics organized Gays in Comics panels are a longstanding tradition of the show. Moderated by Roger Klorese and Boom's Shannon Watters, panellists included Roger Rodi, Ed Luce, Tillie Walder, Kat Leigh, Magdalene Visaggio, Justin Hall and Dylan Edwards. The panel discussed many esoteric topics around […]

Celebrating 25 Issues Of Lumberjanes…Looking Forward To Many More!

25 issues of Lumberjanes! Well, this calls for a celebration. In fact, it calls for an oversized anniversary issue, and that's exactly what we're getting this week. Written by Shannon Watters Chynna Clugston Flores, and Kat Leyh, with art by Carey Pietsch, Laura Lewis, and Mad Rupert this issue has all of the things you […]

"Whimmagiful" 5 Reasons You Should Be Reading Lumberjanes

I'm sure you've heard about BOOM! Box's wildly successful Eisner award winning series Lumberjanes. If you haven't, I'm going to enlighten you. It's brought to you by a wonderful group of creative humans including Shannon Watters, Brooke Allen, Noelle Stevenson, and Grace Ellis, and follows the lives of Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley who are spending their summers at a camp. […]

More Lumberjanes Adventures To Collect This February!

It's always good news when there's a new Lumberjanes trade paperback release on the horizon. It's a free day at Lumberjanes camp, and the Roanoke cabin is…bored out of their skulls. With nothing to fight the girls set themselves to earning all the badges they can that don't involve monsters or the supernatural, which is […]

Lumberjanes: Beyond Bay Leaf #1 Captures That Lumberjanes Spirit

The first-ever Lumberjanes special has arrived! From BOOM! Box, Lumberjanes: Beyond Bay Leaf #1, written by Faith Erin Hicks with art by Rosemary Valero-O'Connell captures the Lumberjanes spirit in an oversized, self-contained story centered around the girls trying to figure out the mystery of the ghost pony and earn their Beyond Bay Leaf pin. As […]


NYCC '15: Camp Out With Lumberjanes

As a religious reader of BOOM! Box's Lumberjanes, oh wow, was I excited to attend the Camp Out with Lumberjanes! Panel. Moderated by Raina Telgemeier, the panel consisted of Brooke Allen, Shannon Watters, and Riot Media's Swapna Krishna. Just in case you didn't know…Lumberjanes has racked up 2 Eisner awards, a Harvey award, and was […]

Lumberjanes Is Still Golden After 16 Issues

Things have been all kinds of crazy in Lumbjeranes lately. From BOOM! Studios, written by Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters, with art by Brooke Allen, with colors by Maarta Laiho, Lumberjanes #16 asks the question, "Which side does Jen choose, Abigail or Rosie?" With that complicated question looming, we get a character filled issue where […]

SDCC '15: Shannon Watters Talks The Future Of Lumberjanes

When the comic Lumberjanes debuted back in 2014, it was originally meant to be an 8-issue mini-series from BOOM!, created by Shannon Watters, Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, and Brooke A. Allen that was aimed at younger female readers. After the first issue, it became apparent that it was a tremendous success, capturing the attention of […]

Don't Take Your Eyes Off Of Lumberjanes #15

When we left off with Lumberjanes last month, Rosie was taking charge in the hunt to save Jen. Needless to say I couldn't wait to see how it all turned out. From BOOM! Studios, Lumberjanes #15, written by Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters, with art by Brooke Allen, and colors by Maarta Laiho picks up […]

Lumberjanes #14 Brings Character To The Forefront

After a great standalone issue last month, I was happy to see the Lumberjanes story continue this month. From BOOM! Studios, Lumberjanes #14, written by Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters, with art by Brooke Allen, and colors by Maarta Laiho, starts a new arc. Not sure how long this one will last, but after reading […]

Discover How The Lumberjanes Started 'Friendship To The Max' In Issue # 13

From BOOM! Studios, this month brings us a special stand-alone issue of Lumberjanes, written by Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters, with art by Brooke Allen, and colors by Maarta Laiho. Ever wonder how the fun cast of characters first met? Well, Lumberjanes #13 takes us back to their first day at camp. I want to […]

Don't Miss Out On The Reader-Friendly 2014 Boom! Box Mix Tape

It was impossible to miss the Boom! Box 2014 Mix Tape, when I gazed at the shelves at my local comic book store. Its bright yellow cover complete with illustrations of cartoon pizza and cheeseburgers that smile was simply irresistible. Either that, or I was hungry…just kidding. I have to admit, that while I do […]

Sammie Reads: Lumberjanes #9 Brings The Spooky In December

By Sammie Rice Greetings, readers! Here we are, at the end of 2014 already. This year has been full of some of my favorite pieces of literature ever and I'm so glad I was given this platform as a way to connect with others and discussing some really great stuff! Since most television shows and […]