Dear Fanboy Comics Readers:

The Fanboy Comics Staff is very excited to be attending San Diego Comic-Con 2013 in order to bring you the latest in geek news from TV, film, comics, video games, and more!

Throughout next week, we will be reporting live from the convention floor, providing you with the coolest interviews, commentaries, screening details, and photos! In addition, all of our content will be available on CC2K and Whedonopolis.com for your listening and viewing pleasure.

Good morning, Marvel fans!

Today is your lucky day!  Walt Disney Studios has released the teaser poster for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and this fan girl is pretty excited!  The film is set to release in theatres on April 4, 2014, so stay tuned for more details.


LOS ANGELES, CA – July 8, 2013 – Fanboy Comics (FBC) is proud to unveil its newly improved website, www.fanboycomics.net, with an updated look and enhanced features. 

Founded in early 2010, Fanboy Comics is an online conglomerate of geek media, providing its readers with daily reviews, interviews, and podcasts that span the pop culture spectrum.  In 2011, FBC added independent comic book publisher to its credits, when it published its first graphic novel, Something Animal.  The company’s second graphic novel, Identity Thief, was released in September 2012. 

With the new website launch, the FBC staff hopes to provide greater site maneuverability for their readers and stronger promotional tools for creators who seek an open and positive venue for their finished product to be viewed, reviewed, and discussed.

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If you missed How to Convincingly Fake Honesty in this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival, you are in luck!  Magicians David and Leeman will return to the stage this month during the fourth annual Best of Fringe Extensions in Hollywood, CA.  In this month-long collection of the Fringe Festival's greatest hits, select performances (including How to Convincingly Fake Honesty) will receive an extended run at various LA-based theatres, including Theatre Asylum, The Complex, Lounge Theatres, The Lex, and Three Clubs.  With multiple shows per venue each weekend and the special deals and gatherings at Three Clubs bar, the action-packed festival atmosphere of the Hollywood Fringe Festival will continue through July.

The good folks at MOnsterworks66 are at it again with another independent horror feature called SlaughterBox.  Teaming up with 10 Gauge Shakespeare, the filmmakers hope to produce a promo trailer for the film this summer, but they need your help to raise the necessary funds through their current indiegogo campaign.  In addition, the creators of SlaughterBox are planning to donate 10% of the campaign's contributions to John Walsh’s National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.  To learn more about these indie creators and the premise of the film, please see their full press release below.

We hope that you will support independent creators and John Walsh’s National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.



LOS ANGELES, CA – July 2, 2013 – After God has abandoned Earth, the seven Archangels are forced to protect humanity against the rising legions of Hell. Can they pull themselves together to defeat Lucifer and his demons, or are they destined to suffer their own fall from grace?

Fanboy Comics is proud to announce that its latest graphic novel, The Arcs, will be released in November of 2013.  In advance of the fall premiere, a free digital preview will be available on the graphic novel’s website, www.thearcscomic.com, starting on Friday, July 12, 2013.  The Arcs was written and created by Michael D. Poisson and features artwork by Matt Jacobs (The Boys, Prototype) and lettering by Oceano Ransford (The Molting).

Dear Fanboy Comics Readers:

Many of you will know hip hop master Adam WarRock from his geek-themed albums, including The Browncoats Mixtape and Watch The Throne (X), as well as songs like "I Can't Stop Watching House of Cards" and "When the Winter Comes."  (In addition, you may have heard WarRock's musical stylings if you recently tuned in to Fanboy Comics' weekly podcast, The Fanboy Scoop - Week In Review, as he wrote and performed the new Season 3 theme song!) 

The Fanboy Comics staff attended last night's 39th Annual Saturn Awards in Burbank, CA, celebrating the best in Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror.  Stay tuned to the Fanboy Comics website for lots of interviews and photos from the coolest presenters, nominees, and award winners, including Joss Whedon, Jennifer Lawrence, Clark Gregg, and more!

For now, here is a list of last night's winners!  Congratulations to all, and thank you for your contributions to our favorite geek classics!


Solestar coverYou're invited to join the creators of Solestar for a graphic novel signing on Saturday, June 15th, at 11:00 a.m. at Emerald Knights - Comics and Games in Burbank, CA!

Comic book creator Siike Donnelly and a number of the 70+ artists who contributed to the jam-style graphic novel, Solestar, will be in attendance at the signing.  Solestar is an original superhero story whose protagonist has only 24 hours to live.  It features artwork donated by over 70 different artists and educational information regarding brain aneurysms, the proceeds of which will go to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation. 

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