BOOM! Backs LOCAL COMIC SHOP DAY With Several Store Exclusives

Local COmic Shop Day
Credit: Comics PRO

Press Release

BOOM! Studios, showing support for Local Comic Shop Day®  retailers, is making available the Mighty Morphin Power Ranger (MMPR) Shattered Grid LCSD 2019 Blind Box Set. Limited to 500 units worldwide, the set will include a MMPR Shattered Grid Deluxe Hardcover, a MMPR #42 Exclusive LCSD variant plus 2 surprise Power Rangers variants, all available on Saturday November 23, the fifth annual Local Comic Shop Day.

BOOM! is also showcasing the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Year One and Two Hardcover bundle.  Limited to 750 units worldwide, the set will include two Hardcovers with exclusive covers by fan-favorite cover artist Goni Montes.

BOOM! Studios is the first Publisher to announce projects for Local Comic Shop Day® .  “BOOM! is fantastic with their support for comic fandom and the retailer community,” said Marco Davanzo, Executive Director of ComicsPRO.   “Each year for LCSD, BOOM! offers amazing items exclusive for Local Comic Shop Day participating retailers. That translates into fan excitement and increased sales to retailers during the Holiday Season!”

Local Comic Shop Day® is the event showcasing the independent spirit of local comic book shops. LCSD is coming up Saturday November 23, 2019.

Store registration is now open at www.comicspro.org/lcsd2019. The retailer registration window closes September 23, so retailers are encouraged to sign up today.

"So far, retailer registration is rocking. In the first five days, we signed up more than 125 storefronts for Local Comic Shop Day®,” said Davanzo. “That’s a more energetic start  than previous years. LCSD is growing year by year and we expect this fifth year to be the strongest yet. Retailers know LCSD is great for getting exclusive and limited print items to jump start their holiday sales. Fans know LCSD participating shops are great places to send friends and family for awesome gift ideas!”   

Each participating Local Comic Shop Day® retailer puts their own unique spin to the event. “Local Comic Shop Day highlights the uniqueness of participating shop because every comic shop is its own universe,” said Davanzo.  “Local Comic Shop Day® is all about how comic shops serve their local communities. Some shops might have special sales, or maybe art contests, artist signings, cosplaying, even charity involvement at some stores. Local bring local flavor to the way they bring an exciting event like LCSD to their communities!”

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