A quick recap of Angel #6: With Angel gone, Fred and Gunn were sent by Lilith to recruit Spike to their cause (to find the Master). While the mission was successful, Fred was captured by a mysterious group.
First properly introduced in Hellboy: Wake the Devil, Sir Edward Grey has evolved into his own titular character within the dubbed Mignolaverse. This enriched universe is filled with inventive characters ranging from pulp-inspired icons (Lobster Johnson), literary figures (Frankenstein: Underground), occultist explorations (Hellboy, Witchfinder), fantasy (Koshchei the Deathless), and science fiction (Abe Sapien), along with a team-centered book (B.P.R.D.). Among these is the grand tying of mythos that has been seen through the likes of things like Baba Yaga (the Troll-Witch) along with a varied amount of other mythological beings and stories that permeate throughout this narrative and are weaved by Mignola himself.
Prominently known for his interactions with the titular Hellboy in the series, Hellboy in Hell, acting as Vergil within his Dante’s Inferno exploration through Mignola’s Hell. Sir Edward Grey’s past is further explored with this new outing of The Witchfinder: Reign of Darkness. Here, we see the paranormal investigator looking into the heinous Jack the Ripper murders.
Quick recap: The crew of the Sundog is at the mercy of salvagers. Vess’ vows of celibacy may become a problem for her, and her growing feelings for Grix look to become a point of conflict between her and Eline. Things are pretty tense, to say the least.
Yes, Tommy Gun Wizards has become Machine Gun Wizards in the final issue of the series. The events wrap up and some threads are left dangling for possible future installments. We pick up right from wherewe left off, which is to say that the speed basically start at a 60! And they don’t really let off the accelerator until the end.
With Thanksgiving fast approaching, we often find ourselves becoming more introspective, reflecting on the people and things for which we are thankful. As we at Fanbase Press celebrate fandoms, this year, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors have chosen to honor their favorite fandoms, characters, or other elements of geekdom for which they are thankful, and how those areas of geekiness have shaped their lives and values.
With its third episode (a chapter titled "The Sin"), Disney+'s The Mandalorian continues with its bold and brash style, this time under the helm of director Deborah Chow (who will also be directing the streaming service's upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series starring Ewan McGregor). The series' lead character has been compared both to American gunslingers like Clint Eastwood's iconic "man with no name" and the noble and honorable Japanese samurai warriors, most notably Ogami Ittō of Lone Wolf and Cub. Previous episodes of the series have mined many standards and tropes of the Western genre, but "The Sin" gives audiences the chance to learn more about the state of Mandalorian culture after the fall of the Galactic Empire and see the disciplined Bushido-like code of those who walk the way of the Mandalore.
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to announce that Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon will be joining the programming lineup for the 46th annual Loscon 2019. Taking place from November 29 - December 1, 2019, at the Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Loscon is Los Angeles’ longest running fan convention hosted by the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS) - the world’s oldest continuously active science fiction and fantasy club (founded Oct. 27, 1934).
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)!
In July, I received the opportunity to review the first two books in the Young Adventurer's Guide series. I've waited ever since for the chance to pick up the remaining books in the series and, as luck would have it, Dungeons & Dragons: Dungeons & Tombs recently crossed my desk.