Fans, fellow comic creators, and area residents recently celebrated the release of Fanbase Press' Quince: The Definitive Bilingual Edition - an oversized hardcover collecting the full English and Spanish editions of the Eisner-nominated bilingual comic book series, Quince, this past weekend (Saturday, January 25, 2020) at Hi De Ho Comics in Santa Monica, CA.  Attendees were treated to food, music, and comics, with a plethora of fantastic photos taken by Fanbase Press' Michele Brittany to commemorate the special occasion!

Fanbase Press kicked of its 10th year of publishing by exhibiting at Long Beach Comic Expo, alongside a number of other talented independent creators, this past weekend (Saturday, January 11, and Sunday, January 12, 2020). Taking place at the Long Beach Convention Center, the annual event is a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators, and creators of all pop culture genres.

The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to begin its 10th year of publishing by exhibiting at Long Beach Comic Expo, alongside a number of other talented independent creators! Taking place on Saturday, January 11, and Sunday, January 12, 2020, at the Long Beach Convention Center, the annual event is a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators, and creators of all pop culture genres. Throughout the weekend, we will be meeting fans at the Fanbase Press booth, where you can purchase all of our graphic novels and comics, including the first opportunity for readers to purchase the hardcover of Quince: The Definitive Bilingual Edition! Plus, Fanbase Press' staff and contributors will be participating in quite a few intriguing panels throughout the weekend that you will not want to miss!

You are cordially invited to a release party and signing for Quince: The Definitive Bilingual Edition hardcover on Saturday, January 25, 2020, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Hi De Ho Comics (412 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401)!  

The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to be exhibiting at LA Comic Con once again this year, alongside a host of talented independent creators! Taking place from October 11-13, 2019, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, LA Comic Con is LA's largest pop culture convention.  This year's convention will be an exciting one for Fanbase Press, in light of the publishing company's upcoming 10th anniversary in 2020!  Fans in attendance will want to mark their calendars for the "Celebrating 10 Years of Comics: A Sneak Preview of Fanbase Press' 10th Anniversary Releases" panel taking place on Saturday, October 12, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 304ABC.  This panel will serve as an EXCLUSIVE preview of Fanbase Press' monumental 2020 releases hosted by co-founders Barbra and Bryant Dillon and featuring creators Sebastian Kadlecik (Quince, Penguins vs. Possums), Desirée Proctor (Telltale Games' The Walking Dead: Michonne, DC Comics New Talent Showcase), and Erica Harrell (Telltale Games' The Walking Dead: Michonne, DC Comics New Talent Showcase)!

You're invited to show your support for independent creators at Support the Independents on Saturday, September 21, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Emerald Knights - Comics and Games in Burbank, CA! Join us as various Los Angeles-based indie creators present their latest projects.

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

You're invited to the TOTALLY TUBULAR signing for The Sequels trade paperback on Saturday, September 14, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Nostalgic Books and Comics in San Gabriel, CA, featuring creator/writer Norm Harper (Haphaven, Rikki) and co-artist Bobby Timony (The Night Owls, The Simpsons).

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.

Power-Con, as in prior years, delivers heavily on quality programming for its attendees, and this year was no different, with panels discussing everything from toys to the big news of Kevin Smith bringing He-Man to Netflix. As big of a news item as that is, the acclaimed She-Ra and the Princess of Power had just started its third season on Netflix earlier in August. To commemorate the event and all that the cartoon has accomplished thus far, Power-Con gathered the writers of She-Ra for an in-depth panel on not just the She-Ra cartoon, but what it is like to be a writer for the show and the important aspects – from diversity to creating a safe space – that they encourage.

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