The following is an interview with Rosanna Brockley, the Senior Designer/Design Manager for becker&mayer! Books, which will soon be releasing the highly anticpated Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years. Scheduled for a December 4, 2012, release date, the stunning volume will feature field sketches, illustrations, and reproductions of historic pieces of art from across the Galaxy, along with over fifty excerpts from key Federation documents and correspondence, Starfleet records, and intergalactic intelligence. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Brockley about the impressive amount of material included within the book, the talented creative team behind its design and compilation, and the special features that will be sure to impress all Star Trek fans.
This interview was conducted on October 8, 2012.
Eisner Award winner Jud Meyers talks with Fanboy Comics' Jason Enright about his new comic boutique, Blastoff Comics, what he's doing differently as a retailer, and why he is excited about bringing a specialty shop to the NoHo Arts District!
From artistic consistency to the publishing and promotion processes, the creators of Fanboy Comics' newest graphic novel, Identity Thief, talk about the most difficult aspects of making this particular graphic novel.
At Long Beach Comic & Horror Con 2012, Fanboy Comics Creative Director Sam Rhodes chats with actress, writer, and model Mackenzie Mason, who plays Cortana in Halo 4, about her motion capture work, what it was like working on such an important property, and why this iteration of Cortana is deeper than all of the others.
The following is an interview with indie writer David Phillips, author of The Trivium Proportion. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Phillips about the process of self-publishing his most recent book, why Kickstarter continues to be a fantastic resource for creators, and his new projects in the works.
This interview was conducted on October 22, 2012.
The following is an interview with professional makeup artist Melissa Wagner. In this Halloween-themed interview, Fanboy Comics' Bryant Dillon chats with Wagner about how she got her start in the makeup industry, the best foundations and powders to use to achieve Kirkman-esque zombie makeup, and why Rick Baker is the man when it comes to makeup effects.
This interview was conducted on October 26, 2012.
The following is an interview with Ben Acker and Ben Blacker, the creators of the hit stage show and podcast, The Thrilling Adventure Hour. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Acker and Blacker about the recent launch of their Kickstarter campaign to usher the show into multiple forms of media including a graphic novel, motion comic, web series, and concert film. With nine days remaining in the campaign, the creators have already surpassed their first campaign goal, thanks to the amazing support of their fans.
This interview was conducted on October 25, 2012.
In the following interviews, the creators of Fanboy Comics' latest graphic novel, Identity Thief, talk about the process of taking the script from idea to fully realized graphic novel!