The following is an interview with Rich Douek and Alex Cormack regarding the upcoming release of their comic book series, Sea of Sorrows, from IDW Publishing. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Douek and Cormack about the inspiration behind the series, their creative process in bringing the story to life, the impact that Sea of Sorrows may have with readers, and more!
The nitty-gritty: After an issue exploring Kendra’s past to give her appearance some context, we finally get to some “Ring of Fire” realness. This issue is definitely setting up where this arc will go, and it’s - for the most part - successful. Relationships are set up to fall apart, so this is pretty par for the course.
As the impact of the Coronavirus continues to reverberate throughout the comic book industry and our society as a whole, we at Fanbase Press would like to provide an opportunity for all comics industry professionals to join together in solidarity. On Saturday, May 23, at 10 a.m./PST, Fanbase Press will host its weekly Creator Forum: Group Discussion, an hour-long, informal discussion about the positive ways to cope with the changing comics landscape. Taking place via the Zoom platform (video and audio), the Creator Forum will be free to join and limited to the first 100 attendees to RSVP. The previous Group Discussions have been a great success, with creators, publishers, media professionals, and educators from across the comics medium discussing new and positive ideas. We hope that this discussion will provide an opportunity to re-connect with colleagues, to find new resources and information, and to build hope in collaborating with other comics creators.
The Arkham Sessions, hosted by Dr. Andrea Letamendi and Brian Ward, is a weekly podcast dedicated to the psychological analysis of pop culture, including Batman: The Animated Series and Doom Patrol. Nostalgic, humorous, and even a little educational, each episode promises to lend some insight into the heroes, villains, and classic stories of the Dark Knight!
The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 146 - "Frances Patrol"
It seems that Mad Robot Comics can do no wrong. Time and again, they have continued to produce comics and graphic novels that rival the big names. Bête Noir #1 is their latest triumph in the comic book world.
A small town that is never open past sundown, a mysterious car crash resulting in the deaths of three locals, more disappearances spilling over into the next town, and a reporter trying to get to the bottom of everything. What could possibly go wrong?
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 Kickstarter and Indiegogo to make those works a reality, we will highlight these talented creators and their noteworthy campaigns through #CrowfundingFridays! We hope that you will join us in giving these projects a moment of your time (and possibly your support)!
The following is an interview with epic fantasy author Michael Thom. In this interview, Fanbase Press President Bryant Dillon chats with Thom about the inspiration behind his book, The Vanguards of Scion, his passion for Dungeons & Dragons, and more!
Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.
This Week: Blake's 7's "Animals"
Tread Perilously's "People on Ships" sci-fi month continues with the Blake's 7 episode, "Animals."