LOS ANGELES, CA – April 4, 2016 – Comic book publisher and online media outlet Fanboy Comics is excited to announce that it will be renamed and rebranded as Fanbase Press on May 2, 2016. This company-wide effort reflects both Fanboy Comics’ existing strategy to provide support and empowerment for all creators, as well as its vision for a more inclusive, positive, and equitable creative community.
2016 has been a tremendous year for comic book publisher DangerKatt. With the release of the new digital one-shot Bloodworth, a currently running Kickstarter campaign for Bloodworth #1, and an official Bloodworth anthem created by rock singer Alexx Calise, it's no surprise that the publisher is again wowing fans with the announcement of their partnership with Blippar, the leading augmented reality and visual discovery app.
Comic book publisher Archaia (an imprint of BOOM! Studios) will soon be releasing Lantern City #12 on Wednesday, April 13, written by Matthew Daley and Mairghread Scott, illustrated by Carlos Magno, and with cover art by Benjamin Carré and Dave Dorman. The publishers have been very generous to the Fanboy Comics staff, as we are now able to share an exclusive advance preview of Dave Dorman's FOC variant cover for Issue #12!
This May, Marko Kloos' best-selling Frontlines novels are getting the comic book treatment with a four-issue series called Frontlines: Requiem written by Ivan Brandon (Drifter, Viking) and illustrated by Gary Erskine (Dan Dare, Judge Dredd, Star Wars). The publisher has been very generous to the Fanboy Comics staff, as we are now able to share an advance preview of the first issue!
The Fanboy Comics staff is very excited to be exhibiting one again at WonderCon 2016, alongside a number of other talented independent creators! Taking place from March 25-27, 2016, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the annual event is a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators, and creators of all pop culture genres. Throughout the weekend, we will be reporting live from the convention floor, providing you with the coolest interviews, commentaries, screening details, and photos - along with meeting fans at the Fanboy Comics booth, where you can purchase all of FBC's graphic novels! Plus, Fanboy Comics' staff and contributors will be participating in quite a few intriguing panels throughout the weekend that you will not want to miss!
This June, comic book publisher Z2 Comics will be releasing Indoctrination, a political thriller comic book series from writer Michael Moreci (Roche Limit, Burning Fields) and artist Matt Battaglia. The publisher has been very generous to the Fanboy Comics staff, as we are now able to share an advance preview of the first issue!
California Coldblood Books, publisher of the post-apocalyptic action-comedy novel The Odds, will be taking Wizard World Las Vegas by storm this weekend with exciting panels, creator signings, and new books galore! Taking place from Friday, March 18, through Sunday, March 20, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Wizard World will feature independent and professional comic book creators and publishers, celebrity guests, collectible and toy vendors, informational panels, and much more!
Earlier this month, Fanboy Comics shared that fellow publisher DangerKatt launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the first full issue of Bloodworth, a thriller about an FBC squad in the near future that can probe people's memories to solve crimes. Written by Daniel Corey (Moriarty, Red City, DangerKatt's Prophet) and illustrated by Chris Fenoglio (Red City, Orphan Black, Weird Kids), the series initiated through a digital one-shot on ComiXology to rave reviews. Now, the creators have teamed up with rock musician Alexx Calise to release an official Bloodworth theme song!
For more information on the Kickstarter campaign, be sure to read the full press release below and visit dangerkatt.com.
LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 14, 2016 – Comic book publisher and online media outlet Fanboy Comics is excited to announce that it is expanding its Editorial Staff with the addition of journalist and scholar Michele Brittany and the promotion of current Managing Editor Barbra Dillon. Brittany will serve as the Editorials Manager, and Dillon will be promoted to Editor-in-Chief, creating a formidable Editorial Department.
Whedonopolis 2016, the Joss Whedon-centric convention taking place from May 13-15, 2016, at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, CA, recently announced the addition of Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum Harry Groener to its list of special guests. The inaugural convention will raise funds to support the Sophie Lancaster Foundation and the Pop Culture Hero Coalition, two non-profits created to combat bullying and peer pressure.