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BOOM! Studios Wins a Gem from Diamond

the second year in a row BOOM! Studios is proud to announce they’ve
been awarded Diamond Comic Distributor’s 2010 Gem Award for Comic Book
Publisher of the Year Under 4%.

“Thanks so much to Diamond Comics and
retailers everywhere for awarding us Comic Book Publisher of the Year
under 4% for the second year in a row!” says BOOM! Studios Founder and
CEO Ross Richie.”The people at BOOM! are some of the hardest working
individuals I’ve ever seen in comics and it’s rewarding to see all that
effort recognized. We’ll be shooting for a third year win!”

“We’re truly honored to win 2010 Comic Book Publisher of the Year Under
4%” says BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. “There are a lot of
sweat and tears that went into 2010 and it’s great to see the efforts
of the entire staff recognized. This just means we’ll have to work even
harder to win this same award in 2011, but we’re up for the challenge!”
  “Second year in a row and we’re not stopping here!” says BOOM! Studios
Marketing Director Chip Mosher. “It’s really an honor to once again to
hold the title of Comic Book Publisher of the Year Under 4% and with the
fantastic announcements we’ve released in the last two days. We’re fired
up to keep this streak going. Here’s to another win in 2011!”

“We’re proud to honor the top-selling
products from last year” said Diamond President and CEO Steve Geppi.
“We congratulate the 2010 Gem Award winners, who truly deserve this
recognition as the valued publishers and suppliers that keep our
industry growing.”

The Gem Awards are selected in a
three-step process that is based on quality, creativity, and their
overall sales impact. Nominees were selected by a panel of diamond
industry professionals from all products shipped in 2010 and then voted
on by the most critical segment that serves the comic book-buying public
— comic book specialty retailers across the United States and abroad.

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