Lumberjanes and Gotham Academy Crossover Announced
It seems like a natural match, yet it came pretty much out of the blue that DC Comics and BOOM! Studios are crossing over two series that have a similar audience, Lumberjanes and Gotham Academy.
Lumberjanes has been a rousing success for BOOM! Studios, becoming one of those series that successfully captures a diverse audience, including female readers. Lumberjanes has won two Eisner awards and is up for a GLAAD Media Award. It also has one of the most diverse cast of characters in comics today, in adventures of a supernatural nature. Gotham Academy has a similar audience setting it’s teenage protagonists firmly in the grim, surreal world of Gotham City.
The crossover was announced via Village Voice today. It was revealed in the article that the crossover would be written by Chynna Clugston-Flores, creator of Blue Monday. Art will be provided by Lumberjanes artist Rosemary Valero-O’Connell. The crossover, BOOM! Studio’s first, will debut in June 2016.