Wednesday, 03 May 2017 16:28

‘The Arkham Sessions’ and ‘Quince’ to Be Special Guests at Comic Con Revolution 2017

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The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to announce that the co-hosts of The Arkham Sessions podcast (Brian Ward and Dr. Andrea Letamendi) and Quince creator Sebastian Kadlecik will be special guests at the first-ever Comic Con Revolution! Taking place on May 13, 2017, at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, CA, the event is designed to celebrate comics and the creative arts. Fanbase Press invites you to attend Comic Con Revolution and join two exciting panels featuring the incredibly talented creators of The Arkham Sessions and Quince!

On Saturday, May 13th, you will not want to miss the following panels featuring Fanbase Press' team:

  • 1:00 p.m.: Leading the Way: Comics About Your World with Quince creator Sebastian Kadlecik, Scott Lobdell, and Tara Madison Avery. The panel will be moderated by Beth Scorzato.  Panel Description:  Remember when the world was shocked to learn an X-Man would be gay? Times have changed and comics have led the way in progressive storytelling to the mainstream and independent audience. Join a discussion on how comics started the revolution through using hot-button topics and creating diverse representation. (Room 100AB)

  • 3:30 p.m.: The Arkham Session Presents: The Psychology of Batman with Dr. Andrea Letamendi, Brian Ward, and Livio Ramondelli (IDW's Transformers).  Panel Description:  Join co-hosts Dr. Andrea Letamendi and Brian Ward, as they bring their hit podcast, The Arkham Sessions, to Comic Con Revolution! Using episodes of the iconic '90s cartoon, Batman: The Animated Series, The Arkham Sessions dishes out real knowledge about mental health and mental illness, as they analyze Batman and his infamous Rogues Gallery. Alongside special guest Livio Ramondelli, this very special panel will take a look at the fan favorite episode, "Over the Edge." (Room 104AB)


For more information regarding these fantastic projects:

Quince is a 15-issue digital comic book series that follows a year in the life of Lupe, a 15-year-old girl who discovers that her quinceañera brings with it a super cool party . . . and superpowers. Her quince powers only last as long as she’s fifteen, so over the course of this rollercoaster year, we follow the adventures of Lupe as she figures out what it really means to be a hero. Emphasizing diversity, family, and female empowerment, Quince’s creative team includes sisters Kit Steinkellner (writer - Z: The Beginning of Everything) and Emma Steinkellner (artist - Pow Slam Sparkle), creator Sebastian Kadlecik (Penguins vs. Possums), and translator Valeria Tranier (The Maze Runner, Friday Night Lights, Doctor Who). The comic book series is being released digitally through ComiXology on the 15th of every month in English and Spanish. In addition, the English-language series will be collected into a printed trade paperback that will be released on Monday, October 23, 2017.

Since early 2014, Dr. Andrea Letamendi and Brian Ward have revisited Batman: The Animated Series through the analytical eyes of a clinical psychologist. Heralded as one of the greatest storytelling vehicles of all time, the television show’s tone, subject matter, and depth in storytelling and character development are exemplary and undergo the psychological analysis it deserves in The Arkham Sessions. Each week, the co-hosts watch the series, in production order, with a keen eye toward revealing the very real psychology behind its characters and then put Batman and his “Rogues Gallery” on the couch for a fun, insightful weekly session.

Please visit the Comic Con Revolution website to purchase your tickets for this exciting event.



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Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief

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