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.
This year marks the launch of the Joss Whedon-centric convention Whedonopolis 2016, taking place from May 13-15, 2016, at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. With the mission of fundraising on behalf of the Sophie Lancaster Foundation and the Pop Culture Hero Coalition, two non-profits created to combat bullying and peer pressure, Whedonopolis 2016 will celebrate all of the fan-favorite properties, actors, directors, writers, and other creators that have worked within the Whedon-verse. With a plethora of stars already scheduled to appear at the convention, including Juliet Landau (Drusilla - Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel), Doug Jones (The Gentlemen - Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Hellboy), and Camden Toy (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel), Whedonopolis 2016 is now excited to announce that Sam Anderson, best known by Angel fans as Wolfram and Hart's Holland Manners, has been added to the guest list.
Later this month, Loyola Marymount University will be hosting Grrrls on Film, a free festival featuring films and music from groundbreaking female artists of all creative mediums that will celebrate feminist acts of making sounds and vision. Taking place from March 18-20, 2016, at the LMU campus, the festival will gather pioneers in movies, music, art, and activism to address what has become one of the hot-button social justice issues of our time: the lack of diverse representation and expression in arts and entertainment. In order to represent the geek-oriented aspects of creativity, notable geek gals Barbra Dillon of Fanboy Comics, Claire Thorne of An Unexpected Hobby, and Autumn Rain Glading of Brave New World Comics and the Geek Girls Society will be in attendance to discuss and showcase their work.
Geeks of all fandoms will definitely want to stop by Felicia Day's Geek & Sundry today, as the site launched an exciting, new look to celebrate its love of gaming culture and its one-year anniversary on Twitch. Complementing the site's new look are several fantastic announcements, including its new Preferred Partner Network (a destination for finding friendly game shops worldwide) and the upcoming release of two all-new series.
For more information regarding Geek & Sundry's new look and its upcoming platform and programming news, be sure to check out the full press release below.