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.
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!
The L.A. Derby Dolls - Southern California's premier all-female, banked track roller derby league - will have their geek pride on full display when they host their upcoming Comic Book Brawl! Taking place on Saturday, August 13, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at The Dollosseum (address below), the evening will feature an epic comic-book themed brawl with up-and-coming skaters, a mini comic book convention with talented indie creators, and more!
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Dear Fanbase Press Readers:
The Fanbase staff has fully recovered from the geek pilgrimage that is San Diego Comic-Con, and, as usual, we brought a ton of exciting swag home to share with fans who were unable to make it to the con-of-all-cons this year!
Fanbase Press is proud to announce that the Quality Time with Family Ties (QTWFT) podcast will return for its fourth season on Thursday, August 4, 2016!