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Fanbase Press' flagship podcast discussing the top geek news stories of the week! Part of the Fanbase Press Podcast Network.
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Oct 16, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Jacob Semahn (#1 with a Bullet, Goners - Image Comics) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, what we learned from the latest Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer, the presence of spoilers in today's trailers, and whether we should protect Earth from solar flares.

Oct 9, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Michael Kogge (Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Junior Novelization, Empire of the Wolf) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including DC deviating from the cinematic shared universe, the US government sending manned missions to the Moon, the new From a Certain Perspective anthology of Star Wars short stories, and the Batman: White Knight comic that takes on police brutality.

Sep 25, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Mark L. Haynes (Stargate Atlantis, Stargate Universe) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the legacy of actor Harry Dean Stanton, whether The Punisher fits within Netflix's corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the 15-year history of Firefly's rise to cult status, and IDW's reasoning for the large revenue drop in the comic book industry.

Sep 19, 2017

A very special Fanbase Feature! At Long Beach Comic Con 2017, Fanbase Press Editorials Manager Michele Brittany moderated the Fanbase Press Presents: Things That Go Bump in Horror Comics panel (original recorded on Saturday, September 2, 2017) during which panelists Bryant Dillon (Something Animal, Identity Thief), David Lucarelli (The Children’s Vampire Hunting Brigade), Dave Crosland (Invader Zim), and David Gallaher and Steve Ellis (High Moon) shared how they began their careers in horror comics, the challenges and benefits of working in this genre, as well as their thoughts on the future of horror comics.

Sep 18, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Eric J. Guignard (writer/editor, Baggage of Eternal Night) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including how It: Chapter 2 can improve upon the initial film, what to anticipate from the iPhone X, what you need to know about Len Wein and the importance of Giant-Size X-Men #1, and the evolution of Harley Quinn.

Sep 11, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Jared Sams (Spaceman Dead) and Turner Lange (The Adventures of Wally Fresh) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Colin Trevorrow's departure from Star Wars: Episode IX, the impact of Batman: The Animated Series on superhero media, Cassini's final mission, and Drew Goddard's attachment to the X-Force film.

Aug 28, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Stefano Terry (The Gamma Gals) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Warner Bros.' Joker problem, the snowfall on Mars, Marvel's issue with Venticular variant covers, and Patty Jenkins' response to James Cameron on Wonder Woman.

Aug 21, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Adam Rady and Ben Burch (Dragons and Stuff) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Jack Kirby's actions in fighting fascism, the announcement of an Obi-Wan Kenobi film, why a live-action Batman Beyond film needs Michael Keaton, and the balloons of bacteria that NASA is launching during today's lunar eclipse.

Aug 21, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding The Dark Tower (2017), with topics including the deviation of focus in themes and characters in its adaptation from the book series, the possible change in target audience for the film, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for The Dark Tower film and book series abound in this panel discussion!)

Aug 14, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Peter Harmon (The Happenstances at the Yellow County Community College a Couple of Semesters Later) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Princess Leia's Ph.D., Netflix's purchase of Millarworld's comic book properties, whether the Star Wars prequels are better or worse than The Hobbit films, and how some men use science to explain why they are "better than" women.

Aug 10, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon talks with award-winning writer Fred Van Lente (Archer & Armstrong, Marvel Zombies, Action Philosophers) on the debut of his new novel, Ten Dead Comedians, from Quirk Books. Dillon and Van Lente discuss how his writing career began, transitioning to various storytelling mediums as a writer, his approach to combining satire and murder mystery for Ten Dead Comedians, and much more.

Aug 8, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Jonathan Latt (writer, The Geek) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including whether FOX will reboot the Alien franchise, which Star Trek is the best Star Trek, NASA's job post for a Planetary Protection Officer, and the upcoming TV sequel of The Karate Kid.

Jul 31, 2017


In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Ryan Little (Prometheus #1) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the winners and losers of SDCC 2017, whether the direct sales market of the comic book industry is doomed, what will become of the Flashpoint movie, and what you need to know about Marvel's LEGACY project.

Jul 27, 2017

A very special Fanbase Feature! At San Diego Comic-Con 2017, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon moderated the Fanbase Press Presents: Introducing Quince panel (original recorded on Saturday, July 22, 2017) during which Quince creators Kit Steinkellner (Writer, Z: The Beginning of Everything), Emma Steinkellner (Artist, Ayzenberg), and Sebastian Kadlecik (Creator, Penguins vs. Possums) discussed their bilingual comic book series, the importance of inclusivity and representation in the comic book medium, and more.

Jul 17, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests James Cotten (writer/director) and Laurel Harris (actress) of the film, Painted Woman, to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Frank Darabont's not-so-kind words for AMC over The Walking Dead, the extinction event in Earth's future, the teleportation of a photon to space, and the political parallels of Black Panther.

Jul 14, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), with topics including the hope and values inherent within the film, the three-dimensional villain, the inclusion and representation within the cast, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Spider-Man: Homecoming abound in this panel discussion!)

Jul 10, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Hannibal Tabu (Irrational Numbers, Comic Book Resources) and Justin Emmord (Love and a .38) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Mile High Comics' decision to not return to SDCC, Spider-Man: Homecoming's role within the MCU, the impressive costume design of Wonder Woman, and whether cinematic universes need more jumping-on points for new viewers.

Jun 26, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Brian McGackin (writer/poet - Broetry: Poetry for Dudes, Death in the Rick) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the latest details on the Han Solo movie, the recently announced characters that will be joining the Spider-Man cinematic universe, what the new Bookscan report tells us about the state of the comic book industry, and HBO's plans for a Watchmen adaptation.

Jun 21, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Contributor J.C. Ciesielski talks with Evan Carr and Larry Leon about Bad Actors, the party game for terrible impersonations and bad acting. Carr and Leon discuss their inspiration for the game, the games that they play when they are not busy creating, their Kickstarter campaign, and more!

Jun 15, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding The Mummy (2017), with topics including the performances of the cast, the story and writing of the film, the future of the Dark Universe for Universal, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for The Mummy abound in this panel discussion!)

 

Jun 13, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Justin Harder (Artist, Claus StudiosDeadpool, Thor: The Dark World / Middle School Earth) and Jordan Hart (Writer, Terminarch and Middle School Earth) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the discovery of dinosaur mummies, Warner Bros.' lack of preparation for Wonder Woman's success, why Sith lightsabers are red, and the new rumors for Star Trek.

Jun 8, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding Wonder Woman (2017), with topics including the performances of the cast, the themes present in the film, the depiction of World War I and its impact on the storytelling, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Wonder Woman abound in this panel discussion!)

Jun 5, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Aaron Schwartz and Courtney Duncan of Central Curios Handcrafted Artisan Wands to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the upcoming Voldemort fan film, the giant rift in the Larsen C Antarctic ice shelf, the path towards rights and fair treatment of robots, and the World War I setting of Wonder Woman.

May 24, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding Alien: Covenant, with topics including how the film compared to its predecessors, the theme of toxic fatherhood, the shift in focus away from complex female leads, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Alien: Covenant abound in this panel discussion!)

May 22, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Turner Lange (The Adventures of Wally Fresh) and Daniel Corey (Danger Katt, Bloodworth, Moriarty: End Game VR Experience) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the "end" of the MP3, our thoughts on the Star Trek: Discovery trailer, whether Alien needed more than one sequel, and the buzz around the Wonder Woman feature film.

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