The needs of the many equal the needs of the one in STEVEN UNIVERSE FUSION FRENZY #1, coalescing March 13, 2019.
The press release follows:
Media Release — BOOM! Studios and Cartoon Network today revealed a first look at STEVEN UNIVERSE™: FUSION FRENZY #1, an oversized one-shot comic book special inspired by the world of the Cartoon Network Emmy® Award-nominated series, Steven Universe™. This jam-packed special contains stories about everyone’s favorite fusions, available in stores March 13, 2019.
An amazing array of writers and artists deliver these incredible stories that prove that humans and gems can face any challenge as long they’re together. Fans will get stories about Sugilite, Garnet, Opal, Smoky Quartz, and Stevonnie from Hugo Award-winning writer Sarah Gailey with artist Maurizia Rubino, Hugo and Nebula Award-nominated writer JY Yang (Black Tides of Heaven) with artist Doki Rosi, writer Steve Foxe with artist Xiao Tong Kong (Adventure Time) and colorist Cristina Rose Chua (Adventure Time), writer Nicole Andelfinger (Rugrats: R is for Reptar) with artist Mollie Rose and colorist Jamie Loughran, and writer Anthony Oliveira with artist Ver.
“Fusion is such a powerful concept within Steven Universe™. It demonstrates the strength of togetherness and the value of individuality.” said Matthew Levine, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “In STEVEN UNIVERSE™: FUSION FRENZY #1 readers will find stories about their favorite fusions and how these unique combinations of gems and humans balance their abilities to become the best versions of themselves!”
STEVEN UNIVERSE™: FUSION FRENZY #1 features two main connecting covers by Nathalie Fourdraine (Sonic the Hedgehog), along with a variant cover by Abigail L. Dela Cruz (Aru Shah and the End of Time).
STEVEN UNIVERSE™: FUSION FRENZY #1 is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning KaBOOM! imprint, home to comics for middle grade and younger readers including licensed series such as Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time and Steven Universe; Peanuts, and Garfield, along with original series like Mega Princess by Kelly Thompson and Brianne Drouhard, Bodie Troll by Jay Fosgitt, Ruinworld by Derek Laufman, and The Deep by Tom Taylor and James Brouwer.
Print copies of STEVEN UNIVERSE™: FUSION FRENZY #1 will be available for sale at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) on March 13, 2019 or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
For further news on STEVEN UNIVERSE™: FUSION FRENZY #1 and more exciting BOOM! Studios series, please visit www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.
About Cartoon Network Enterprises
Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks’ award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, The Amazing World of Gumball, Mighty Magiswords, and We Bare Bears, as well as Rick and Morty on Adult Swim.
Cartoon Network is Turner’s global entertainment brand and the # 1 animation network in the U.S., offering the best in original content for kids and families with such hits as, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, We Bare Bears and The Amazing World of Gumball. Seen in 192 countries and over 400 million homes, Cartoon Network inspires the next generation of creators and innovators by engaging its audience at the intersection of creativity and technology. Its award-winning pro-social initiative, Stop Bullying: Speak Up, is an acknowledged and often-used resource for kids and adults looking for tools that can assist in dealing with the ongoing issue of bullying.
Turner, a WarnerMedia company, is a global entertainment, sports and news company that creates premium content and delivers exceptional experiences to fans whenever and wherever they consume content. These efforts are fueled by data-driven insights and industry-leading technology. Turner owns and operates some of the most valuable brands in the world, including Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, ELEAGUE, Great Big Story, HLN, iStreamPlanet, TBS, Turner Classic Movies (TCM), TNT, truTV and Turner Sports.
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.