• ‘Alena:’ Advance Trade Paperback Review
    Angie Martin, Fanbase Press Guest Contributor
    Kids can be cruel, but rich, snobbish high schoolers in an upscale boarding school can be even crueler to someone who doesn’t fit in. Enter Alena: an introverted, misunderstood misfit who couldn’t...
  • ‘TMNT Ongoing #61:’ Advance Comic Book Review
    Joshua Desjardins, Fanbase Press Contributor
    I did it again. I missed a review. My apologies go out to my one fan for keeping you in suspense for so long. But, hopefully, we’ve all been keeping up with the comics to catch up. 
  • Fanbase Press Interviews Emma Beeby on Her New ‘Judge Anderson’ Comic with 2000AD
    Michele Brittany, Fanbase Press Editorials Manager
    The following is an interview with writer Emma Beeby (The Alienist; Doctor Who), the first woman to write stories for Judges' Dredd and Anderson on multiple comic book arcs. Beeby's story, “Anderson...
  • ‘Sleigher: The Heavy Metal Santa Claus #2’ - Advance Comic Book Review
    Erik Cheski, Fanbase Press Contributor
    Ho ho hooooo no.I giggle every time I think of the premise of this book. It’s silly, irreverent, and simply perfect for the medium. There’s nothing inside these pages that isn’t downright fun; t...
  • The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #011
    Administrator
    In The Fanbase Weekly, the Fanbase Press staff and a host of special guests from across the pop culture spectrum discuss the top geek stories of the week. In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welc...
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HollyShorts 2016: Friday Block III - Film Reviews
Russ Pirozek, Fanbase Press Contributor 23 August 2016
In one of the more touching blocks at this year's HollyShorts, this selection of films focused on films made by members of the disabled community. It's a beautiful look at some of the members of this...
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HollyShorts 2016: Friday Block II - Film Reviews
Russ Pirozek, Fanbase Press Contributor 23 August 2016
Another block of incredible films came in on Friday, with several major projects coming together beautifully. Despite it being another smaller block, these films really captured some of the creative s...
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HollyShorts 2016: Friday Block I - Film Reviews
Russ Pirozek, Fanbase Press Contributor 23 August 2016
While there wasn't a major theme to the Friday blocks of this year's HollyShorts, there were still plenty of amazing films to see and enjoy. With only a few films in this block, each is an incredibly...
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‘Alena:’ Advance Trade Paperback Review
Angie Martin, Fanbase Press Guest Contributor 23 August 2016
Kids can be cruel, but rich, snobbish high schoolers in an upscale boarding school can be even crueler to someone who doesn’t fit in. Enter Alena: an introverted, misunderstood misfit who couldn’t...
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‘TMNT Ongoing #61:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Joshua Desjardins, Fanbase Press Contributor 23 August 2016
I did it again. I missed a review. My apologies go out to my one fan for keeping you in suspense for so long. But, hopefully, we’ve all been keeping up with the comics to catch up. 
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HollyShorts 2016: #40 Block - Film Reviews
Russ Pirozek, Fanbase Press Contributor 22 August 2016
The curiously named #40 block on the final day of HollyShorts had some very interesting film in its lineup. With several great films in this block, it's time to take a good look at a very diverse film...
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HollyShorts 2016: Romantic Comedy Block - Film Reviews
Russ Pirozek, Fanbase Press Contributor 22 August 2016
This year at HollyShorts, one of the more anticipated blocks of films seemed to be the Romantic Comedy Block. With nearly a dozen films on display, it was a pleasure to get to see the wonderfully hila...
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Fanbase Press Interviews Emma Beeby on Her New ‘Judge Anderson’ Comic with 2000AD
Michele Brittany, Fanbase Press Editorials Manager 22 August 2016
The following is an interview with writer Emma Beeby (The Alienist; Doctor Who), the first woman to write stories for Judges' Dredd and Anderson on multiple comic book arcs. Beeby's story, “Anderson...
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‘Sleigher: The Heavy Metal Santa Claus #2’ - Advance Comic Book Review
Erik Cheski, Fanbase Press Contributor 22 August 2016
Ho ho hooooo no.I giggle every time I think of the premise of this book. It’s silly, irreverent, and simply perfect for the medium. There’s nothing inside these pages that isn’t downright fun; t...
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‘Tomb Raider #7:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Joshua Desjardins, Fanbase Press Contributor 22 August 2016
Have you heard the news, Tomb Raider fans!? I don’t know about you, but I’ve been waiting almost a whole year to celebrate and rejoice! Mark your smartwatches, nerds, because Rise of the Tomb Raid...
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‘Kingsway West #1:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Phillip Kelly, Fanbase Press Contributor 22 August 2016
This first issue of Kingsway West jumps around a bit before we find our footing in the present story. Greg Pak (House of Penance) has created a brand new, but awfully familiar, world. It’s the era o...
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‘Conan the Slayer #2:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Phillip Kelly, Fanbase Press Contributor 22 August 2016
In the first issue of Conan the Slayer by Cullen Bunn (Harrow County) and Sergio Dávila, we followed a wounded Conan into a community of Kozaki warriors. After some grandstanding, Conan earned their...
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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #011
Administrator 22 August 2016
In The Fanbase Weekly, the Fanbase Press staff and a host of special guests from across the pop culture spectrum discuss the top geek stories of the week. In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welc...
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HollyShorts 2016: Coming of Age Block - Film Reviews
Russ Pirozek, Fanbase Press Contributor 20 August 2016
Fanbase Press Contributor Russ Pirozek reviews several of the films from the HollyShorts 2016 Coming of Age Block.
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HollyShorts 2016: Musical Block - Film Reviews
Russ Pirozek, Fanbase Press Contributor 20 August 2016
Fanbase Press Contributor Russ Pirozek reviews several of the films from the HollyShorts 2016 Musical Block.
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HollyShorts 2016: Documentary II Block - Film Reviews
Russ Pirozek, Fanbase Press Contributor 19 August 2016
There have been so many wonderful films at this year's HollyShorts Film Festival, but the second Documentary block had some of the most moving films of this year's festival. These documentaries, while...
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HollyShorts 2016: Alumni Block - Film Reviews
Russ Pirozek, Fanbase Press Contributor 19 August 2016
This year's HollyShorts Alumni block had a huge variety of different films of all genres. This selection ran the gamut between funny and scary, heartbreaking and powerful, and everything in between.
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Become a Contributor
Administrator 19 August 2016
For the past six years, Fanbase Press (formerly Fanboy Comics) has provided thoughtful reviews and coverage of various properties within the geek genre. The staff and contributors of Fanbase Press llo...
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#CrowdfundingFridays: ‘Vengador: Volume 3 - Redemption’
Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief 19 August 2016
Here at Fanbase Press, we strive to provide an outlet for up-and-coming creators to promote and showcase their incredible works. With thousands of creators utilizing crowdfunding platforms like Kickst...
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‘I Hate Fairyland #8:’ Comic Book Review
Erik Cheski, Fanbase Press Contributor 19 August 2016
Things get a little weird.It’s no secret that I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the adventures of the terror upon cute that is Gertrude, former Queen of Fairyland. In this issue, Mr. Young brings in g...
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‘The Wicked + The Divine #22:’ Comic Book Review
Russ Pirozek, Fanbase Press Contributor 19 August 2016
So it ends. Well, this volume, at least. With the last issue of the Rising Action arc, the book finally sees the six issues of battle really come to a head with some major twists, turns, and big chang...
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‘Demonic #1:’ Comic Book Review
Angie Martin, Fanbase Press Guest Contributor 19 August 2016
A cover can say a lot to the reader, and in the case of Demonic #1 (Image Comics), it says everything. The image of an ordinary man in an alley, his shadow twisted into something evil as it overtakes...
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‘Job Dun: Fat Assassin - Stylin’ Edition’ - Comic Book Review
Erik Cheski, Fanbase Press Contributor 18 August 2016
When you like your action slow, thoughtful, and callous.There’s an obvious swing in comics towards physical perfection in male characters, and impossible contortions of anatomy and sense in female o...
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Quality Time with Family Ties: Season 4, Episode 3
Administrator 18 August 2016
Quality Time with Family Ties is a weekly podcast in which three guys watch and review Family Ties - the '80s sitcom that made Michael J. Fox a star."Mr. Wrong." Today on Quality Time with Family Ties...
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The Future Will Be Carpeted: An Analysis of ‘Deep Space Nine (S6E6)’
Justin Robinson, Fanbase Press Guest Contributor 17 August 2016
“A true victory is to make your enemy see they were wrong to oppose you in the first place. To force them to acknowledge your greatness.” -- DukatIf you want to understand Dukat (and I’ve taken...
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‘Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor - Volume 3’ - Trade Paperback Review

Lee Morrell, Fanbase Press Guest Contributor 17 August 2016
This is going to come as a surprise to exactly no one. I am a big fan of Doctor Who. A superfan. A -willing-to-pay-way-too-much-money-to-have-a-picture-taken-with-Captain-Jack-Harkness-at-Comikaze fan...
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Wonder Woman Wednesday: Wonder Woman V Harley Quinn?
Michael Fitzgerald Troy, Fanbase Press Contributor 17 August 2016
We had Batman V Superman to varying degrees of success... so why not Wonder Woman V Harley Quinn?
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#MakeComics: How to Build an Audience from Scratch Panel Announced for Long Beach Comic Con 2016
Administrator 16 August 2016
For comic book fans in the Southern California area, Long Beach Comic Con is an annual event that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators, and creators of all pop c...
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‘The Backstagers Act 1:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Phillip Kelly, Fanbase Press Contributor 16 August 2016
I’ve spent many an hour both onstage and backstage creating impassioned pieces of live theatre, probably more hours than I care to admit. James Tynion IV is a writer whom I like very much; his Memet...
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‘House of Penance #5:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Phillip Kelly, Fanbase Press Contributor 16 August 2016
Reading House of Penance is like bathing in madness. It creeps into your psychological cracks like a good David Lynch film. This current issue finds that Sarah’s sister has returned to have her cart...
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