In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press President Bryant Dillon talks with comic book artist Georges Jeanty about his work on Dark Horse Comics' Serenity: Leaves on the Wind, his interactions with the Browncoat fan base, his desire to see the crew of everyone’s favorite Firefly do their laundry, and much more.
In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Leonie O'Moore (Writer/Illustrator, Lord) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the legacy of Richard Hatch, why canon is important to storytelling, our impressions of Legion, and honoring Black History Month and Dwayne McDuffie.
In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press staffer Sean Foster provided interview questions to voice-over actor James Arnold Taylor (Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Wars: The Clone Wars) about his work on the series, defining the character, his other projects, and much more.
In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests David Pepose (Action Lab: Danger Zone's Spencer & Locke) and Ryan Little (Writer, Monster of the Week, Lonesomes) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Mark Hamill's reaction to the Star Wars: Episode VIII title, graphic novels no longer having a best sellers list in the NY Times, Elon Musk's plans for a brain computer system, and how genre media representation has impacted women and girls.
In the first episode of Season 2, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Lee Keeler (Hero Hotel, Ryan Bartoski's Emotionally Relative Trading Card Guide) and Jason Inman and Ashley Robinson (Jupiter Jet) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including our reactions to the new Power Rangers and Logan trailers, the influence of the Martin Luther King Jr. comic book, the war on science (and how you can help to stop it), and the increased pricing for some of DC's comic books.
In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Contributor J.C. Ciesielski talks with PlayTable's John Dempsey about the world's first board game console. PlayTable is a tabletop gaming console made for playing with a group of people. It's like Netflix for board and card games - imagine having instant access to a library of board games, the ability to learn them in minutes, and create and customize your own versions. Oh and you can use physical pieces, cards, and your mobile phone with your PlayTable.
In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press President Bryant Dillon talks with voice-over actor Robert Axelrod (Lord Zedd, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) about his years of experience in working in television and film, his upcoming featured guest appearance at Comic Excitement Convention in Los Angeles, CA, and much more.
In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding the newest addition to the Star Wars cinematic universe, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, with topics including the political nature and overall message of the film, the diversity of its characters, the contrasting tone and style of the film in comparison to its predecessors, and more!
In this season finale episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Erik Amaya and Justin Robinson (co-hosts of the Tread Perilously podcast) for a FANBASE PRESS PODCAST CROSSOVER EVENT to discuss the political nature of Star Wars, DC/Warner Bros.' new Harley Quinn-led feature film, Wonder Woman's departure from the UN, and the state of the comic book industry for 2017.
In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding character Saw Gerrera, his appearance in the animated The Clone Wars and the upcoming Rogue One film, why is character arc is important to the Star Wars universe, the themes present in his storyline, and more!
In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Ryan Sandoval (writer, The D.A.D.D.Y. Complex), Jim Lujan (animator/filmmaker, Revengeance), and Lonnie Millsap (cartoonist, bacon, Next Time I'll Drive) to discuss the first dinosaur tail found in amber, the new addition to Batman's backstory, the passing of John Glenn, and the newly released trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming.
In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes the creative team (Sebastian Kadlecik, Kit Steinkellner, and Emma Steinkellner) of the upcoming comic book series, Quince, to discuss whether aliens would really look like us, casting news for Star Trek: Discovery, Kathleen Kennedy's thoughts on female directors and Star Wars, and the new German mission to the Moon.
In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding the recently released Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, focusing on topics including the themes and values inherent to the film, the unconventional lead character of the film, how Fantastic Beasts fits into the Harry Potter mythos, and more!
In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Yehudi Mercado (writer/artist, Hero Hotel) and Paul Pakler (co-host, Quality Time with Family Ties) to discuss Stephen Bannon's relationship to #GamerGate, Stephen Hawking's time limit for mankind, Marvel's new Inhumans TV show, and the trailers for the movies coming to theatres this spring.
In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding the recently released Doctor Strange, focusing on topics including the themes and values inherent to the film, Marvel's approach to diversity, how the filmmakers transition the MCU to include magic, and more!
In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Kevin M. Connolly (Voice-over actor, League of Legends, Fulmetal Alchemist) to discuss the fan theory that Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead exist in the same universe, the new Wonder Woman trailer, diversity in Spider-Man Homecoming, and Frank Miller's preference for future Batman films.
In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press President Bryant Dillon talks with writer/artist Robert Payne Cabeen about his experiences on Heavy Metal 2000 and Akira, his love of the horror genre, Fearworms: Selected Poems, and much more.
In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Asterios Kokkinos (Toys 4 Cheap) and Lonnie Millsap (bacon, Next Time I'll Drive!) to discuss the new Logan trailer, our initial reactions to Nintendo Switch, how comic book publishers can better embrace fandoms and diversity, and the not-so-great ExoMars landing.
In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Geoffrey Golden (Devastator Press, Dream It! Screw It! 30 Years of Rejected Disney Park Ideas) to discuss the UN appointing Wonder Woman as an honorary ambassador, President Obama's plan to go to Mars, the new Rogue One trailer, and an example of why #RepresentationMatters from the world of cosplay.
In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Aaron Waltke (Netflix's Trollhunters) to discuss the extended edition of DC's Suicide Squad, Red Letter Media's review of The Force Awakens, the introduction of X-23 in Logan, and audiences' questions following the premiere of HBO's Westworld.
As a member of the Horror Writers Association Los Angeles chapter, Fanbase Press Editorials Manager Michele Brittany served as moderator for “Writing in the Dark: Creating Dark and Spooky Fiction.” Joining her on stage were HWA members and novelists Janet Joyce Holden (The Origins of Blood Series), Ian Welke (End Times at Ridgemont High), and Walter Jarvis (The Fleshing). In this Fanbase Feature, we provide you with the panel audio.
In this Fanbase Feature (and in recognition of LGBTQ History Month), Fanbase Press President Bryant Dillon talks with Fanbase Press Senior Contributor Kristine Chester about her experiences as a member of the transgender community, the growing transgender presence in geekdom, and much more.
In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Beth Scorzato (Managing Editor of Lion Forge, Producer/Co-owner of AwesomeTech Industries) and Brandon Beck (Writer/Director/Co-owner of AwesomeTech Industries) to discuss Greg Rucka's take on Wonder Woman's sexuality, Elon Musk's mission to Mars, why Luke Cage is the most important show of 2016, and nerdlebrities at pop culture conventions.
On Saturday afternoon, September 17, dozens of Long Beach Comic Con attendees assembled in the Creator's Lab room for the #MakeComics series feature, “The Art of Lettering.” Serving as moderator, Fanbase Press Editiorials Manager Michele Brittany introduced Richard Starkings, letterer and founder of font design firm Comicraft. Starkings has lettered for publishers starting with 2000 AD, Marvel, DC Comics, Dark Horse, Image, and several others throughout his career. In this Fanbase Feature, we provide you with the panel audio.
The #MakeComics panel series offered by Long Beach Comic Con is a fantastic opportunity for creators to learn new skills or brush up on existing ones. For a few dozen attendees last Saturday, September 17, colorists Beth Sotelo and Brian Miller discussed the techniques of their craft in a “Coloring Like a Pro” panel. Visual examples complemented their explanations and resulted in a more well-rounded presentation for the audience. In this Fanbase Feature, we provide the audio from the panel.