Los Angeles, CA: BOOM! Studios' hit horror mini-series, TAG, was nominated for best horror series of the year by Broken Frontier in their third annual Broken Frontier Awards, compiled by the entire BF staff and honoring the cream of the crop in the comics industry during 2006. The award winners will be announced on Thursday, December 28.
"This has been a spectacular year for TAG," Ross Richie, BOOM! Publisher, said. "Keith Giffen is a legendary creator with a distinguished portfolio of work spanning three decades, all credit and kudos go to him, as well as those two massive talented upstarts at his side, Kody Chamberlain and Chee."
This July, BOOM! Studios sold the film rights to TAG to Universal Pictures with Marc Platt Productions attached to produce the film. Just this month, Universal hired screenwriter Carrey (Alone) Malloy to adapt the piece.
The final issue of the three issue mini-series will see release to comic books stores on January 24th. BOOM! continues the horror series in the new year with the release of TAG: CURSED 1 (of 5).
About TAG: When an average joe strolls down the street after a fight with his girlfriend, a random stranger TAGS him, handing off an ancient pagan curse! Now he's literally dead – and rotting – as he sees his body begin to decompose every day before his very eyes. Cursed, he must either surrender, or find the next victim to TAG…
About BOOM! Studios: It's been an award-winning year for BOOM!, who received "Best New Publisher" from Wizard Magazine and was nominated for the same by Diamond Comic Distributors. ZOMBIE TALES was "Book of the Month" in Wizard, and THE ENIGMA CIPHER was selected by Diamond Galleries' The Scoop of the best comic book of the year.