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Books  S--tFrom time to time, Fanboy Comics will promote different projects that it does not directly produce or publish. (Although, we wish that we did!) As a sign of our support and approval, you can find these selections under the FBC Approved section of our website.  Please understand that, no matter how badly we would love to take credit, these works have been independently created and produced by the talented people attached to them. And, while we're on the subject . . .

For the readers among you who just want to drink and the drinkers among you who just want to read, we present for your drunken literary enjoyment: Books & S--t, an unscripted audio podcast that merges a love of literature with the familiar tone that seems to be lacking in conventional bookological discourse.

The Arcs Prologue CoverFANBOY COMICS ANNOUNCES THE ARCS



LOS ANGELES, CA – August 6, 2012 –  Fanboy Comics (FBC) is proud to announce the development of The Arcs, a new digital comic written by Michael D. Poisson to be released in late 2012. The Arcs will feature art by Matt Jacobs (The Boys, Prototype) and lettering by Oceano Ransford (The Molting).  

"Poisson brings us an epic story concerning the slow descent of God's abandoned archangels against the armies of Hell,” says FBC President Bryant Dillon. “His take on the biblically-inspired material is fresh, original, and unforgiving on his characters. Elevated even further by Jacobs' gritty and grandiose art, readers are sure to be both moved and exhilarated by the tragic battle of the final angels in Heaven."   

A free digital preview of The Arcs will be available through the Fanboy Comics website in advance of the comic book’s full release. 

Founded in early 2010 by self-professed “geeks” Bryant and Barbra Dillon and Sam Rhodes, Fanboy Comics seeks to provide an outlet for up-and-coming artists and writers with a desire to create new works and media.  By facilitating in-house collaborations and providing support and empowerment, FBC hopes to enable the production of professional and marketable creator-owned works.

Fanboy Comics’ first graphic novel, Something Animal, is available online at www.fanboycomics.net, as well as through iTunes, Barnes & Noble, and the digital distributor Graphicly.  The publisher’s second graphic novel, Identity Thief, will be released in September 2012.

For more information on The Arcs, please visit www.fanboycomics.net.  



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Saturn Awards statueThe Fanboy Comics Staff attended the 38th Annual Saturn Awards on Thursday, July 26th, in Burbank, CA.  Created by The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror, the event celebrated the fine work of creators and artists from the past year in TV, film, and theatre.

 

Before the awards were presented, we caught up with the Saturn Award presenters, nominees, and special guests on the red carpet to get the latest news and gossip from your favorite celebrities!  Throughout this week, we will be posting all of our red carpet interviews and pictures for your viewing pleasure.

 

You can also review a complete list of the 2012 Saturn Award winners.

 

Christian Bale coverUPDATE: Contest Winner Announced, Below!!!


Dear Fanboy Comics Readers:



Our friends at BenBella Books have generously provided us with a copy of Christian Bale: The Inside Story of the Darkest Batman by Harrison Cheung and Nicola Pittam to give away to our loyal readers.

What can you do to claim this awesome piece of Bat-swag? All interested fans should enter by retweeting the following message when you see it posted on the Fanboy Comics (@FanboyComix) Twitter account:




WWGRANDDAUGHTER MTBy: Michael Fitzgerald Troy


With all of the shocking revelations Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang have been bestowing on everyone's favorite Amazon over in the best thing since sliced bread, DC New 52's Wonder Woman, I wondered (pun intended!) what in great Gaea's girdle Wonder Woman's granddaughter thought of all of the hullabaloo? Okay, so Christie Marston isn't really Wonder Woman's granddaughter, but she is the granddaughter of Wonder Woman's father, or creator rather, William Moulton Marston.  Wonder Woman hit the scene in 1941 as a result of Marston wanting to create a positive role model for everyone - boys, girls, men, and women - thus, Wonder Woman was born.  Marston was also the creator of the first lie detector test. I mention these nuggets as I feel they bear great relevance on the Amazon with a gilded lasso, a gift from the gods that compels whomever be bound by it to tell the truth.
  It is no secret that I am a huge Wonder Woman fan. Ironically, my last name has no connection to Wonder Woman's wayward sister, Donna Troy.  Christie was kind enough to answer a few of my questions regarding my lifelong idol.



This interview was conducted on July 12, 2012.

Chocolate Lightning MTBy Michael Fitzgerald Troy



Disclaimer: The following is purely fan fic and should be treated as such.  The wild delusions of Michael Troy are intended for nothing more than a quick guffaw.

 

The DC Universe has gone kaput yet again, and this time the finger on the trigger of the gun is pointing to the past. The DCU is born again in the '70s. Meet the revisioned heroes in the demented eyes of Michael Troy in the days of disco, free love, and killer dance beats.  Dust off your bell bottoms and enjoy!

Going Gaga Digital MTBy Michael Fitzgerald Troy



After seeing a copy of Michael Fitzgerald Troy's pop culture mash-up tribute comic book Going Gaga! at Comic-Con this year, Mother Monster tweeted, "So Cool! Someone found this at Comic-Con. Can I buy it pleasssee!!!"  The tweet heard 'round the world; Facebook and Twitter started blowing up in a man hunt for Michael Troy, as little, devoted "Monsters" everywhere were clamoring to find the book for their musical matriarch.  After posting it on Facebook, Gaga talks and fans listen to the tune of 72,0000 plus "likes." Further proving the power of Twitter, the story of Lady Gaga's comic book endorsement spread to the likes of MTV Style, Gaystar News, and several news outlets in Italy! (Ciao, Gaga!)

The bad news is that the small print run book has sold out.  The good news is that the book is now available for digital download for the discount price of only $1.99 via Mydigitalcomics.com.  And, another print run of the book is being planned.

Happy Anniversa-Con MTBy Michael Fitzgerald Troy




The cutest couple I know and the heart and soul of Fanboy Comics could only be cuter if they had their honeymoon at Comic-Con.

Oh, wait . . . they did!  Happy Anniversa-Con, guys!

 

 

SDCC 2012 logoDear Fanboy Comics Readers:

The Fanboy Comics Staff is very excited to be attending San Diego Comic-Con 2012 in order to bring you the latest in geek news from TV, film, comics, video games, and more!

Throughout this 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, Krypton Radio, and Whedonopolis.com for your listening and viewing pleasure.

In addition, Fanboy Comics is proud to announce its first SDCC signing!  The creators of FBC's first graphic novel, Something Animal, will be at the Geekscape Booth (Booth #3919) on Friday, July 13th, from 12:00-1:00 p.m.  Fans will be able to purchase signed copies of the graphic novel and official Fanboy Comics t-shirts, and receive updates on Identity Thief, FBC's second graphic novel to be released later this year. 

If you plan on joining the FBC crew in San Diego, you can review a complete list of the SDCC Schedule.

 

I love my webmasterJuly 6, 2012

 

The Staff of Fanboy Comics would like to wish you and yours a very happy Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day!  Every year on July 6th, be sure to show your webmaster how much you appreciate their infinite internet handiwork by treating them to lunch at the restaurant of their choice.

 

Webmasters (or webgoddesses, if you will) are the individuals that keep our websites in working order day in and day out.  From the easiest fixes (Is your computer turned on?) to the most quixotic of errors (Did you try turning it off and then on again?), these highly intelligent individuals enable us to complete our online endeavors with ease.  In order to ensure that your website continues to function as it was intended, the staff of Fanboy Comics suggests that you devote this day to lavishing your webmaster with a fabulous lunch and your immense gratitude.

 

We hope that webmasters everywhere will enjoy their special day to the fullest! 

 

 

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