As the subject of the new documentary With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story, comic book legend Stan Lee talks with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about who inspires him as a creator and his new online project, World of Heroes!
Visit www.withgreatpower.biz for more info on this amazing documentary!
For those of you in the know, my last article was a shocking exposé on the link between vaccines and autism, wherein all of my collated data irrefutably proved---oh, wait. This is for Fanboy Comics…ok, right, then, my last article was If Superheroes Were More Realistic. I was recently reprimanded by a reader for not including any Marvel characters, but I assure you, I had my reasons:
1. I’m not as knowledgeable about the Marvel universe.
2. Marvel is already so much about covering all of the minutiae and the petty, everyday issues that their characters are faced with.
However, since I’ve never been someone who let my own ignorance or a simple numbered list keep me from running my mouth, I present the article that at least one of you has been waiting for: If Superheroes Were More Realistic---The Marvel Edition.
Hi, Fanboys and Fangirls!
My name is Jason Enright, and I’m a contributor here at Fanboy Comics. Beyond being a total geek for all things comic book related, I am an also an avid fan of tabletop roleplaying games. I’ve played various games from Dungeons & Dragons to Call of Cthulhu to the Marvel Heroes RPG. Recently, I had a chance to sit down with Christian Lindke, who is currently working on Dice Chuckers, a documentary about tabletop roleplaying games.
Here’s my interview...
Dear Fanboy Comics Readers:
The FBC Staff sends its congratulations to artist/writer Michael Fitzgerald Troy for the release of his new bio comic, Female Force: RuPaul, from Bluewater Productions! A man of many talents, Mr. Troy lends his writing skills to Bluewater's biography comic series, highlighting the full career of entertainer RuPaul from struggling musician and dancer to world-famous drag performer.
Don't miss your chance to purchase a copy of Female Force: RuPaul, as these issues tend to go fast! Pre-order your copy today by clicking here.
For further details regarding the bio comic, its release, and Michael Fitzgerald Troy's involvement, please see Bluewater's full press release, below.
New on the Tube is a series devoted to reviewing relatively new television shows and determining how they may (or may not) appeal to their intended audiences, where the shows are going, and what can be done to make them better.
Peter Parker continues to sling across the skyscrapers of NYC, protecting its citizens while taking care of his day-to-day life. Young and brash, Parker is seen as a superhero that needs training by Nick Fury, Head of S.H.I.E.L.D. Not sure what to make of his newfound benefactor, Parker deals with the introduction of 4 other superheroes into his life and the increasing realization that someone’s out to get him. He’s not just a web slinger; he’s Ultimate Spider-Man. The show airs on Sundays at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern) on Disney XD.
While exhibiting at Monsterpalooza 2012, artist and filmmaker L.J. Dopp talks to Fanboy Comics President Bryant Dillon about his homage to the drive-in, grindhouse flicks of the '50s, the Crustacean film, and his various artwork.
Find out more by visiting ljdopp.com.
While exhibiting at Monsterpalooza 2012, filmmaker extraordinaire Edward Plumb talks with Fanboy Comics President Bryant Dillon about the slate of productions from Irena Belle Films, including the recently released horror-comedy anthology The Boneyard Collection and his upcoming projects.
Visit bloodbyte.com for more info!
52 Catch Up is a series devoted to looking at issues from DC's New 52 and seeing how they're faring now that they're underway, why they're worth reading (or not), and places we hope they will go in time.
Jason Rusch and Ronnie Raymond were ordinary high school students until Jason took possession of a weapon known as Firestorm. When Firestorm infects both Jason and Ronnie, they have to leave their lives behind and face what they have become: weapons.
MAJOR SPOILERS BELOW
Fanboy Comics Contributor Jason Enright brings you his top comic book picks for the week.
The Activity #5
by Nathan Edmondson and Mitch Gerads
Nathan Edmondson’s The Activity continues to be one of my favorite books each month. This book follows a group of U.S. intelligence agents, and each issue is a stand-alone mission. It’s awesome because you are always following the same people and over time you really get to know the characters, but each issue stands on its own as well and every issue serves as a good jumping on point. Plus, Mitch Gerads is an awesome artist. He does an awesome job with his layouts and makes sure that every page is uniquely interesting. This issue is darker and more personal, as it delves into one of the character’s backstories, and, as always, Edmondson is full of surprises. If you love awesome spy thrillers, then you do not want to miss The Activity.
If you thought awards season was over, don't worry, there is always an awards show happening in Hollywood. Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to cover the 16th Annual Prism Awards, which honor the accurate depiction of social issues in TV and Film. Honorees included shows like Parenthood and Southland, as well as actors and TV personalities from William H. Macy, Craig T. Nelson, and Dr. Drew for focusing in on issues like substance abuse, mental illness, and PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) in military veterans. The yellow carpet was filled with celebs, and I got the inside scoop from some of your favorite television actors.