Are you ready to get into the Halloween spirit?! The Perky Nerd, an amazing comic book shop and pop culture emporium in Burbank, CA, invites you to attend their Halloween Art Show TONIGHT from 8-10 p.m.! Attendees will have lots of frightfully fun activities to enjoy, including pumpkin carving, live (spooky) storytelling by Josh Hickman, in-person drawings by Patrick Ballesteros, Halloween-inspired artwork by TONS of talented creators, and a raffle that will benefit their upcoming Veterans Fundraiser Event (in conjunction with the Bob Brinker Memorial Veterans Foundation which will take place on November 19th)!
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to be exhibiting at the recently rebranded Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con again this year, along with a host of other talented independent creators! Taking place from October 28-30, 2016, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles Comic Con is LA's largest pop culture convention.
Blastoff Comics, the top-of-the-line comic book shop in North Hollywood, CA, invites you to attend the premiere signing event of New York Times best-selling author Gregg Hurwitz's new book, The Rains! Get into the Halloween spirit with Hurwitz's first YA horro novel and join this exciting event at Blastoff Comics on Friday, October 21, 2016, at 7 p.m.!
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to return to ArtNight Pasadena on Friday, October 21, 2016, from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at the Pasadena Public Library! ArtNight is a citywide arts festival in Pasadena, CA, held twice per year, highlighting music, dance, and all forms of visual arts, including comic books.
After several stellar music videos from composer/pianist Sonya Belousova and director/producer Tom Grey, the award-winning musical duo (otherwise known as Player:Piano) announced at New York Comic Con today that they have teamed up with Crystal Dynamics for an epic, new Tomb Raider-inspired music video. The release is in celebration and honor of Rise of the Tomb Raider, the 20-Year Celebration Anniversary of the iconic Tomb Raider franchise. Be sure to check out the new music video below, and find out more information on Player:Piano by subscribing to the group's YouTube channel.
The Staff of Fanbase Press would like to wish you and yours a Happy Techie Day! Take a moment to appreciate your resident techie friend and thank them for their efforts. Techie is a term, derivative of the word technology, for a person who displays a great, sometimes even obsessive, interest in technology, high-tech devices, and particularly computers. These fun-loving technology enthusiasts range from computer technicians to electrical engineers. No matter the trade, anyone who has a highly skilled technical job deserves to basque in you support.
LOS ANGELES, CA – October 3, 2016 – Fanbase Press is proud to announce the latest addition to its podcast lineup with Tread Perilously, hosted by Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson (Fifty Feet of Trouble, City of Devils)!
Greetings from the Shire on this happiest of Hobbit Days! Hobbit Day is the birthday of hobbits Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, two fictional characters in J. R. R. Tolkien's popular set of books, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. In the books, both Bilbo and Frodo were said to be born on September 22, but of different years. Bilbo was born in the year of 2890 and Frodo in the year of 2968 in the Third Age (1290 and 1368 respectively in Shire-Reckoning).
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to be exhibiting for the first time at FandomVerse Expo 2016 this weekend, alongside a number of other talented independent creators! Taking place from Friday, September 23, through Sunday, September 25, at the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, CA, FandomVerse Expo is a multi-fandom convention whose goal is to enlighten, inform, and entertain you while celebrating all areas of fandom, including anime, comics, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, gaming, costuming, and more. Throughout the weekend, we will be meeting fans at the Fanbase Press booth, where you can purchase all of our graphic novels!
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to be exhibiting at Long Beach Comic Con next weekend, alongside a number of other talented independent creators! Taking place on Saturday, September 17, and Sunday, September 18, 2016, at the Long Beach 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 and photos - along with meeting fans at the Fanbase Press booth, where you can purchase all of our graphic novels! Plus, Fanbase Press' staff and contributors will be participating in quite a few intriguing panels throughout the weekend that you will not want to miss!
Are you ready?! The big day is almost upon us! Yes, that's right . . . it is nearly time for International Read Comics in Public Day! The staff of Fanbase Press would like to wish you and yours a very happy Read Comics in Public Day this Sunday, August 28, and we invite you to do simply that: Go and read comics in public!
For comic book fans in the Southern California area, Long Beach Comic Con is an annual event that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators, and creators of all pop culture genres. The convention will return once again this year, taking place from Saturday, September 17, and Sunday, September 18, 2016, with a plethora of phenomenal panels scheduled throughout the weekend. This morning, Fanbase Press is honored to announce the inclusion of the #MakeComics: How to Build an Audience from Scratch Panel which will take place on Saturday, September 17, at 3:30 p.m. With panelists Nick Marino (Holy F*ck!), Madeleine Holly-Rosing (Boston Metaphysical Society), and Fanbase Press' own Barbra Dillon participating, we invite you to join in on the insightful and exciting event!
LOS ANGELES, CA – August 15, 2016 – Fanbase Press is excited to announce the newest addition to its comic book publishing slate with writer/artist Yehudi Mercado’s (Pantalones, TX, Rocket Salvage) creator-owned series, Hero Hotel.
2000 AD Hosts UK-Based Talent Search at Thought Bubble 2016 for Aspiring Comic Book Writers and ArtistsWritten by Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief
Calling all UK-based Fanbase Press fans! Are you an aspiring comic book writer or artist looking for your big break? Well, esteemed comic book publisher 2000 AD has just the ticket!