CARTOON NETWORK SPECIALS

BOOM! Studios had annual specials for Adventure Time, Amazing World of Gumball, Regular Show, and Steven Universe. Aside from the general responsibilities outlined, Michael was personally responsible for the below shorts. He worked on:

Adventure Time: BMO Bonanza #1 (2018 Special)

Adventure Time SDCC 2018 HC Zine

Amazing World of Gumball 2018 Grab Bag #1

Regular Show 2018 Special #1

Steven Universe: Fusion Frenzy #1 (2018 Special)

Responsibilities:

  • Source and hire creative talent for shorts.

  • Pitch and script review.

  • Art direction for interior and covers from thumbnails to line art to colors.

  • Oversee lettering.

  • Manage approvals with Cartoon Network from pitch to full build.

  • Copy-Editing.

  • Proofreading.

AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL 2018 GRAB BAG #1

With the exception of the cover, Michael hired and edited every creator and their short from pitch to finals for the Amazing World of Gumball 2018 Grab Bag #1, with shorts from the following creators:

"The Bike"

Written & Illustrated by Mac Pryor

"The Host"

Written & Illustrated by Julieta Colas

"The Hauntening"

Written & Illustrated by Rachel Matile

"Science Fair Shenanigans"

Written & Illustrated by Amanda Castillo

"BFFS"

Script by Luke Humphris

Illustrated by Kelly Bastow

"The Trick"

Written & Illustrated by Lorn Waterfield

"FO:MO"

Written & Illustrated by Xanthe Bouma

"Grand Mummy's Curse"

Written & Illustrated by Shivana Sookdeo

STEVEN UNIVERSE: FUSION FRENZY #1 (2018 Special)

Michael hired and edited the following creators and their shorts for Steven Universe: Fusion Frenzy #1 (2018 Special), following the prompt to focus on a Fusion character:

"The Gauntlet"

Written by Neon Yang

Illustrated by Doki Rosi

Letters by DC Hopkins

"The Art of Friendship"

Written by Steve Foxe

Illustrated by Xiao Tong Kong

Colors by Cristina Rose Chua

Letters by DC Hopkins

"Winging It"

Written by Nicole Andelfinger

Illustrated by Mollie Rose

Colors by Jamie Loughran

Letters by Mike Fiorentino

© 2023 by Michael Moccio

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