Media Release — BOOM! Studios today unveiled a first look at I MOVED TO LOS ANGELES TO WORK IN ANIMATION, an original graphic novel in December 2018, based on the true story of cartoonist Natalie Nourigat’s quest to move to Los Angeles and get a job in animation…and how you can too.
An entertaining, informative, and inspiring journey through one of America’s most iconic cities, I MOVED TO LOS ANGELES TO WORK IN ANIMATION is a unique guide perfect for anyone looking to break into animation or make their dreams come true.
When she left her life in Portland to move to Los Angeles and pursue a job in animation, Natalie Nourigat realized that despite her research, nothing truly prepared her for the wild world that awaited her in the studios of Southern California. This autobiographical how-to graphic novel explores the highest highs and lowest lows of pursuing a dream in animation with a dose of humor and advice not found anywhere else!
I MOVED TO LOS ANGELES TO WORK IN ANIMATION is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ critically acclaimed BOOM! Box imprint, home to popular original series such as Lumberjanes by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Brooklyn A. Allen, and Noelle Stevenson; Giant Days by John Allison, Lissa Treiman, and Max Sarin; The Backstagers by James Tynion IV and Rian Sygh; The Avant-Guards by Carly Usdin and Noah Hayes; Fence by C.S. Pacat and Johanna The Mad; and Goldie Vance by Hope Larson and Brittney Williams.
Print copies of I MOVED TO LOS ANGELES TO WORK IN ANIMATION will be available for sale on at local comic book shops on December 26th (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) and on January 1st, 2019 at bookstores. Digital copies of I MOVED TO LOS ANGELES TO WORK IN ANIMATION will be available to purchase on digital book marketplaces, including ComiXology, iBooks, Google Books, and the BOOM! Studios app.
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About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. 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 The 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 20th Television for the small screen. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.