Mark your calendars, because Halloween ComicFest is back for its seventh year this Saturday, October 27! Like Free Comic Book Day (held the first Saturday of May), this annual event provides an opportunity to introduce friends and family to the wonderful world of comics! Participating local comic book shops around the country and beyond our shores will be giving away free comics from major publishers such as DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, IDW, and others.
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to be exhibiting at Los Angeles Comic Con once again this year, alongside a host of talented independent creators! Taking place from October 26-28, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles Comic Con is LA's largest pop culture convention.
As a parent, I have felt apprehensive about letting my four and five-year-olds attend a pop culture convention. Will they feel overwhelmed by the large number of people? Will they get scared by amazingly detailed costumes? Or will they see something I’m not sure they’re ready to see with adult-themed displays?
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A very special Fanbase Feature! At San Diego Comic-Con 2018, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon moderated the Fanbase Press Presents: Latinx Comics Creators and Readers panel (originally recorded on Saturday, July 21, 2018) during which Sebastian Kadlecik (Quince) and Comadres y Comics hosts Kristen Parraz, Sara Bazan, and Jennifer Lopez discussed the importance of inclusivity and representation in the comic book medium.
The following is an interview with Nicole D’Andria, Marketing Director and Submissions Editor of Action Lab Entertainment, as well as creator and writer of the independent series, Road Trip to Hell. This interview takes place at Baltimore Comic-Con 2018, where Senior Contributor S.T. Lakata sits down with D'Andria to discuss the convention, various Action Lab titles, and her own creative works.
When it comes to supporting women’s rights and talented creators, Fanbase Press is always happy to lend a hand. Thus, we implore comic and horror fans in the Los Angeles area to come out for the cause and attend the ONE MEAN MONSTER ZINE party (where ALL proceeds will be donated to Planned Parenthood) taking place this Saturday, September 22, 2018, at the darkly beautiful curiosity shop, Memento Mori!
Aside from a large vendor room full of exhibitors, authors, toy dealers, and guests who had worked on He-Man and She-Ra, Power-Con had an impressive lineup of panels for attendees to partake in. Running for one-hour sessions, the large Lighthouse Ballroom at the Marriott was devoted exclusively to panels that ranged in topics from the He-Man toys to the cartoon to the mini-comics.