The following is an interview with Mark Edlitz, author of the book, How to Be a Superhero. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Dillon chats with Edlitz about his initial fascination with superheroes, the actors and actresses that contributed to the book with their personal accounts and experiences, and where readers may purchase their own copy!
The following is an interview with Valerie Estelle Frankel, editor of the recently released book, The Comics of Joss Whedon: Critical Essays. In this interview, Fanboy Comics President Bryant Dillon chats with Frankel about her passion for pop culture, her extensive resume in geek-themed essay collections, and what Whedon fans can expect from The Comics of Joss Whedon!
The following is an interview with H.L. Cherryholmes, writer of the nine-novel fantasy series, The Lizard Queen. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Cherryholmes on the inspiration for creating such an immense fantasy world, the evolution and creative process of the project, and how fans of his other works will receive the new series!
The following is an interview with Tiffany Tang, the creator and writer of the poetry collection, Creepy Little Death Poems. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Tang about the concept for Creepy Little Death Poems, the creative process in working with artist Lizzie Silverman, and why this project has meant so much to her!
The following is an interview with Jeffrey J. Mariotte, author of the recently released novel, Empty Rooms, as well as a number of novels and comics books based on such properties as Angel, Charmed, and 30 Days of Night. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Guest Contributor Angie Martin chats with Mariotte about his influences in writing, his history in working with Image Comics and IDW Publishing, and where the development of novels and comic books differ for him as a writer!
The following is an interview with comic book expert and New York Times bestselling writer Daniel Wallace, author of Star Wars: Imperial Handbook, which will be released for sale on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Wallace about what readers can expect from this Imperial Military guide, the "in-book authors" that will share their villainous perspective, and the amazing features of the deluxe edition that every Star Wars fan will want to own!
The following is an interview with Leah Wilson, Jennifer Canzoneri, and Heather Butterfield, the amazing staff members of Smart Pop Books, the pop culture imprint of independent publisher BenBella Books. For years, the Fanboy Comics staff has reviewed the various books published by Smart Pop, ranging from The Girl Who Was on Fire and Ender's World to Beyond the Wall and Fic: Why Fanfiction Is Taking Over the World, and we have adored each and every title more and more. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Wilson, Canzoneri, and Butterfield about the impetus for forming Smart Pop Books, how their involvement with the publishing company has changed throughout the years, which publications speak to the "fan" in them the most, and what readers can expect next!
The following is an interview with author Beth Cato on the upcoming release of her first novel, The Clockwork Dagger. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Contributor Jodi Scaife chats with Cato regarding her initial attraction to writing, her inspiration for The Clockwork Dagger, and how she managed to combine Steampunk, mystery, and fantasy into one amazing story!
This interview was conducted on August 5, 2014.
The following is an interview with multi-talented writer/producer/director/composer Marc Cushman (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Desperately Seeking Paul McCartney, In the Eyes of a Killer) on his bestselling and award-winning book series, These Are the Voyages: TOS. These Are the Voyages, which will consist of three books in total, details a comprehensive history of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek: The Original Series, including memos between Roddenberry, his staff, the network and the studio, production schedules, and more. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Cushman about his inspiration for taking on the project, his initial attraction to all-things Star Trek, his long history within various aspects of the entertainment medium, and when to expect These Are the Voyages Book 3.
This interview was conducted on July 14, 2014.
The following is an interview with Samit Basu, writer of the superhero novel, Turbulence, and its recent sequel, Resistance. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Basu about where readers will pick up in the sequel following the events of Turbulence, his inspiration for continuing the story, and the multitude of upcoming projects on his to-do list.
This interview was conducted on July 15, 2014.