Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief

Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief

Favorite BookMockingjay
Favorite Food
:  In-N-Out Burger
Favorite Heroine
:  Katniss Everdeen

Maxim KnightAt the premiere of the documentary chronicling the life of comic book legend Stan Lee, actor Maxim Knight talks to the FBC crew about his love of comics, what we can expect from Season 2 of Spielberg's Falling Skies, and why young Maxim is psyched about learning about the legend himself, Stan Lee!

Visit www.withgreatpower.biz for more info on this amazing documentary!


 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nikki Frakes Will Hess Stan LeeAt the premiere of the documentary chronicling the life of comic book legend Stan Lee, writer/director/producers Nikki Frakes and Will Hess talk about the project that was five years in the making, what they found most interesting about working with Stan "The Man" Lee, and who their favorite super heroes are!


Visit www.withgreatpower.biz for more info on this amazing documentary!

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With great powerAs the subject of the new documentary With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story, comic book legend Stan Lee talks with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about who inspires him as a creator and his new online project, World of Heroes!

Visit www.withgreatpower.biz for more info on this amazing documentary!

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jenna BuschWomanthology is a large-scale anthology that showcases the works of women in comics.  In this interview, Womanthology contributing writer and host of all things geek Jenna Busch talks with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about her experiences in working with other female creators, the best way to get noticed in the industry, and her own creative inspirations.

 

This interview was conducted on April 13, 2012.

Comics on ComicsDear Fanboy Comics Readers:


The FBC Staff is very excited to announce that our friends at Comics on Comics will be making their debut at the Hollywood Improv on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at 8:00 p.m.!  In addition, there will be a "mini con" prior to the show, featuring indie publishers Devastator, Prion Press, and FANBOY COMICS!

We have been long-time fans of Comics on Comics, which is a podcast (recorded in front of a live audience) that pits comedians against comic creators in nerd debates, breaks everything down from the business aspects to the
creative end of comic books, movies, video games, and pop culture.  In their own words, it's like "Real Time with Bill Maher, but for geeks!" 

The show will feature host Jonathan London (Geekscape.net) as he welcomes legendary Marvel Comics creator Marv Wolfman (Teen Titans, Blade), popular KROQ comedian Ralph Garman (Family Guy, The Kevin & Bean Show), and comedians Laura Valdivia and Asterios Kokkinos for a hilarious night of comics and comedy!

Tickets are only $10 and may be purchased by calling 323-651-2583 or visiting www.Improv.com.  Tickets will also be available at the door.

 

 

Carnal CoverCarnal: Pride of the Lions is the first in a series of five illustrated graphic novels from Sea Lion Books, in which humans have fallen to the bottom of the food chain and lions, hyenas, and other animals have evolved into humanistic creatures that battle for dominance and survival.  Co-writer and artist John Connell talks with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about how the graphic novel began, his own artistic influences, and what is up next for the Carnal series.

 

This interview was conducted on April 11, 2012.

Hunter Black creatorsHunter Black is a dark, fantasy webcomic written by Justin Peniston and illustrated by William Orr.  Prior to their attendance at C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) this weekend, the creators sat down with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon to discuss how Hunter Black became a webcomic, their thoughts on the digital comics revolution, and their own favorite comics.  



 

 

 

 

 

Long Beach Comic Expo 2012Dear Fanboy Comics Readers:

On behalf of the FBC staff, I am very excited to announce that we will be attending the Long Beach Comic Expo next month on May 12, 2012!  We will be bringing you the latest in geek news regarding comics, video games, film, TV, and more!  In addition, be sure to stop by the Fanboy Comics booth to meet the staff and the creators of Something Animal and Identity Thief

In the meantime, our friends at the Long Beach Comic Expo have announced their comic book guest line-up, and we couldn't be more excited!  Industy superstars like Brian Buccellato, Bernard Chang, and Whilce Portacio will be in attendance, along with the following special guests:

 

Frost Nixon LATWIn the latest installment of L.A. Theatre Works’ The Play’s The Thing Series, Peter Morgan’s Tony-nominated Frost/Nixon will soon come to life as a radio theatre performance for audiences far and wide to enjoy.  



L.A. Theatre Works, a non-profit organization that preserves dramatic literature through the production of nationally syndicated audio theatre, will host live performances of Frost/Nixon from April 19-22, 2012, at the James Bridges Theatre at UCLA.  Featuring the finest actors from stage and screen, Frost/Nixon will feature James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Smallville) as British talk show host David Frost and Tom Virtue (The Secret Life of the American Teenager) as President Richard Nixon.  History buffs and audio drama fanatics alike will have the unique opportunity to attend a live dramatization of the infamous interviews (sans sets and costumes), while they are being recorded to air on public radio stations across the country.  In addition, the performance can later be streamed on demand at www.latw.org. 



As any web-slinger can tell you, “With great power comes great responsibility.”  This was, indeed, the case for Theatre Unleashed, the Los Angeles-based group that recently opened the West Coast premiere of Broadway parody and fan favorite The Spidey Project, but the cast and crew swung into action, providing a high energy and extremely entertaining performance featuring everyone’s favorite neighborhood Spider-Man. 

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