Shannon Watters


Lumberjanes is Five Years Old and They Brought Presents to WonderCon

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 the[...]

Lumberjanes #50 Review: Tabletop Games and Underground Adventures

Lumberjanes #50 Review: Tabletop Games and Underground Adventures

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] 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 […]

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

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

Pleban has also played a key role in developing new original properties including Lumberjanes and Fence for the BOOM! Box imprint.Shannon Watters has been promoted to Senior Editor Since joining BOOM! Studios in 2009 as an Editorial Assistant under Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon, Watters was promoted to Editor where she spearheaded the launch of comics inspired[...]

Lumberjanes #47 Review: A Cute and Endearing Adventure Comic

Lumberjanes #47 Review: A Cute and Endearing Adventure Comic

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] 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 […]


Urinating With Style &#8211 Queerly Inspired At San Diego Comic-Con

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

By Joe GlassNow 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 the theme of[...]

Celebrating 25 Issues Of Lumberjanes&#8230Looking Forward To Many More

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

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 know and love about Lumberjanes From BOOM! Box, Lumberjanes #25 brings the High Council to camp and Jen is determined to make everything perfect, even though a[...]

Whimmagiful 5 Reasons You Should Be Reading Lumberjanes

"Whimmagiful" 5 Reasons You Should Be Reading Lumberjanes

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 While there are so many reasons I could give to motivate you to read the series, here are[...]

More Lumberjanes Adventures To Collect This February

More Lumberjanes Adventures To Collect This February!

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 surprisingly hard! From BOOM! Box, written by Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters, and Faith Erin Hicks, with art by Carolyn Nowak, Brooke A Allen, and more, Lumberjanes Vol 3 TP, takes us[...]

Lumberjanes: Beyond Bay Leaf #1 Captures That Lumberjanes Spirit

Lumberjanes: Beyond Bay Leaf #1 Captures That Lumberjanes Spirit

It would be cruel of me to spoil it for you.As a huge fan girl of Lumberjanes creators Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, and Brooke Allen, I always get a little bit worried when they have issues that feature other creators However, Faith Erin Hicks and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell do a great job of being consistent with[...]


NYCC 15: Camp Out With Lumberjanes

NYCC '15: Camp Out With Lumberjanes

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 nominated for a Glaad award Now that you know that, onto the panel news The team of bubbly humans started by[...]

Lumberjanes Is Still Golden After 16 Issues

Lumberjanes Is Still Golden After 16 Issues

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 everyone plays an important role, including the bearwoman!This beginning of[...]

SDCC 15: Shannon Watters Talks The Future Of Lumberjanes

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[...]

Dont Take Your Eyes Off Of Lumberjanes #15

Don't Take Your Eyes Off Of Lumberjanes #15

From BOOM! Studios, Lumberjanes #15, written by Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters, with art by Brooke Allen, and colors by Maarta Laiho picks up where we left off Even though Rosie told the girls to hang back and let her handle finding Jen, they are determined to help in their own way.What’s really interesting about[...]

Lumberjanes #14 Brings Character To The Forefront

Lumberjanes #14 Brings Character To The Forefront

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 the issue, the suspense is already killing me The great thing about Lumberjanes is, it’s not only a[...]

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

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[...]

Dont Miss Out On The Reader-Friendly 2014 Boom Box Mix Tape

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

I have to admit, that while I do read a few things from Boom! Studios, I am always eager to explore more of the work that they put out, so the opportunity to pick up something as reader-friendly as this Mix Tape, was perfect.Editor Shannon Watters writes in the introduction, This is an anthology for visiting[...]

Sammie Reads: Lumberjanes #9 Brings The Spooky In December

Sammie Reads: Lumberjanes #9 Brings The Spooky In December

But with all the Christmas cheer floating around like a blissful fog, is there something that's missing? More tinsel? A Santa hat? How about a Lumberjane's scary story-palooza?YES, WE ABSOLUTELY HAVE A WINNER!In addition to the regularly brilliant writing talents of Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters with the fabulous illustrations and colors by Brittney Williams[...]