Way Down in ChinatownThe following is an interview with Maria Olsen and Angel Corbin, the producers of the film Way Down in Chinatown.  In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon talks with Olsen and Corbin about the various genres included within the film, its commentary on corporate vs. individual creativity, and the film's impressive cast and crew list.

 

Invincible 94As far as I am concerned, if I was only able to have one comic book title in my pull list, that book would be Invincible. As the series approaches Issue #100, it still remains as fresh and exciting as ever.

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Serenity Those Left BehindIs there seriously anything better than getting more Firefly? Methinks not. I went into Serenity: Those Left Behind completely in the dark as to what it was about, when it took place, and who was involved, which left me completely satisfied at the ending. 


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Paul Taylor art1Today’s Indie and the Geek interview may be familiar to some of you. I met Paul Taylor on Twitter, but you may know him by his web comic, Wapsi Square. Paul has been a good friend online, and it is a delight to finally get to sit down with him and give him this long-awaited interview on him and his delightful series.
 

 

Y posterThe FFOW! series takes a look at that vast library created by the proud and the passionate: fan films.  Whether the budget and talent is astronomical or amateur, FFOW! celebrates the filmmakers whose love of comics, books, movies, video games, and TV shows inspires them to join the great conversation with their own homemade masterpieces.

 

 

This week, I decided to man up and watch the Y: The Last Man fan adaptation that has created waves online this summer.  Best.  Decision.  Ever.

 

Wing CommanderIt’s been a long time since a book covering the Wing Commander franchise has been released, and, in fact, this one still hasn’t really been released.  Pilgrim Truth is the conclusion to a trilogy of books by Peter Telep that are based off of the Wing Commander film from 1999 and was denied release on its original date of 2000.  Because of license agreements and the publishing contracts, the novel maintained a limbo status for over a decade until the author finally got permission in late 2011 to release it (and his manuscript notes) to the official fan website, Wing Commander CIC (www.wcnews.com).  Because I’m a bit of a “wingnut,” and having waited a significant amount of time to read this piece, I delved right into it . . . and really wish I hadn’t.

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BW Ozymandias 2The comic book event of the summer is nigh!  Before Watchmen, the much-anticipated prequel series to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' Watchmen, will consist of seven limited series and an epilogue one-shot.  Stay tuned, as the Fanboy Comics crew will be reviewing each title as it is released. Hurm. 

 

 

I made an executive decision recently to not expect the Before Watchmen books to be Watchmen. I will look at them in the context of today, and not expect them to be the same as the original. This is somewhere between generosity towards the books and self preservation.

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Lance ReddickAt the 2012 Saturn Awards, actor Lance Reddick (The Wire, Fringe) talks with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about his work on Tron: Uprising, how voice acting stacks up to being in front of a camera, and his upcoming projects!

 

 

 

 

 

Clockwork CoutureAt Emerald Knights - Comics and Games in Burbank, CA, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon talks with Jason Enright about his upcoming RPG events at Clockwork Couture, based on a modified Pathfinder.  He talks about the evolution of the store into the Clockwork Gaming Laboratory and about the games he'll be running there!

 

 

 

 

 

Triage 1At Emerald Knights - Comics and Games in Burbank, CA, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon talks with writer Mairghread Scott about her new creator-owned comic, Triage, from WE Comics. Mairghread gives us the scoop on why she wanted to work with artist Candace Ellis (Womanthology) and what you can expect from the first issue, available now digitally and in print!

 

 

 

 

 

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