Michele Brittany, Fanbase Press Editorials Manager

Michele Brittany, Fanbase Press Editorials Manager

I feel that when I’ve done my job correctly, my contribution should be invisible. – Terry Austin

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. – George Santayana

“When will lawbreakers learn…in the 21st century – no one can escape justice!”
– Dredd, 2000 AD, prog. 3

According to the Power-Con program, “Our goal is to maximize fan exposure to the creative background and history of He-Man and She-Ra while helping to spread awareness for what is new and upcoming for both brands.  Organized and run by fans, Power-Con strives to give those in attendance some powerful memories to cherish forever.”  Since 2011, fans have been converging on Southern California each year to celebrate the Masters of the Universe (MOTU) and Princess of Power (POP) IPs.  This year, the eighth annual Power-Con was held at the Hilton Anaheim and run by a group of dedicated volunteers led by Event Director Val Staples.  This was my second year attending, and, once again, for a person not well versed in either IP, I had an enjoyable time for several reasons.

Presenting the final volume of Eerie Archives, a 320-page grand finale to the complete collection of one of the most acclaimed comics magazines of all time.  With tales of terror and adventure by comics’ finest creators, Eerie Archives volume 27 goes out with a resounding bang! Collects Eerie #132 - #139.

Featuring a cat front and center on the cover of Strayed will entice cat lovers; however, the feline is more than the domesticated kitty sitting in your lap – well, maybe. In the opening credits of the first issue, a prologue introduces readers to the story that is about to unfold:

Releasing this Wednesday, August 7, from IDW Publishing is the long-awaited artist edition of Marvel Comics’ Star Wars comic book series that legendary creatosr Walter Simonson and Tom Palmer worked on in the early 1980s.  Scanning the original black-and-white artist pages from Simonson and Palmer’s personal archives and presented at 100% their actual size – that’s 12” x 17” – this edition will be a must-have.  

At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Fanbase Press' Michele Brittany talks with writer Christopher Jaymes (Boxing Day) about his work on Sons of Chaos, the graphic novel's setting in ancient Greece, the research behind the project, the depictions of war and its effects, and more.

“If the world will not have me in it, it cannot have me at all.” ~ Izzy Tyburn

At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Fanbase Press' Michele Brittany talks with creator/producer/writer Kenneth Johnson (Short Circuit 2, Steel) about his work on V: The Origininal Mini-Series, his inspiration from the Sinclair Lewis novel, It Can't Happen Here, the importance of the message and themes of the series, and more.

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