I Moved To Los Angeles To Work In Animation Coming From BOOM! Studios in December
Autobiographical comics demand an intriguing bit of storytelling in order to be worth a reader’s money. Sometimes, they can have broad appeal, and sometimes they are aimed at more of a niche market. In this day and age, publishers might be less willing to give one of these books a chance. Not so with BOOM! Studios which has made a habit not only of producing some great comics not trying for that share of the mainstream pie, but paradoxically appealing to a larger audience while looking like a niche product.
I Moved To Los Angeles To Work In Animation by Natalie Nourigat is one of those books. On the surface it seems like it might appeal to that segment of the comic reading audience that is younger and looking to pursue a career in a field they love. However, it captures the human experience too many of us have of changing our direction and braving the unknown, sometimes alone. It can be scary, exciting, and surprising. Nourigat seems to capture that in just the twelve pages of preview that we got with the press announcement.
We’re sharing that announcement and some preview pages below. If it looks like your cup of tea, please preorder it from your local comic shop.
Your First Look at I MOVED TO LOS ANGELES TO WORK IN ANIMATION
Discover The True Story of How To Succeed in December 2018
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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