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Between the Panels
Between the Panels

A bi-monthly interview series helmed by Kevin Sharp (Bookmarks, The First Line, After Dakota) that highlights comic book creators of all experience levels, providing insight into their creative process, working space, passion for the sequential art medium, and more.

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Joshua BittonActor Joshua Bitton (The Pacific) discusses his underground hip-hop background, his time hanging with Eminem, his boot camp experience for The Pacific, and more with Fanboy Comics' Bryant Dillon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The God Particle ComplexThe following is an interview with creator/writer Josh Zeller, whose one-act play, The God Particle Complex, will be premiering at the Hollywood Fringe Festival this month.  In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Zeller about the science behind the play, his geek love for Star Trek: The Next Generation and Carl Sagan, and how you can learn more about The God Particle Complex, playing June 8-18.

This interview was conducted on May 29, 2012.

 

 

Real Life Greg DeanRecently, I sent an email to Greg Dean, creator of one of my favorite webcomics, Real Life, telling him how much I enjoyed his work over the years.  Not only did Greg respond to me, but he responded quickly and was very friendly.  In fact, he agreed to have a one-on-one interview/conversation with me about Real Life and his actual life.  So, with his permission, I have shared our conversation here for your reading pleasure.

MANFROMSPACE COMIC COVERThe following is an interview with indie comic book creator/writer/artist Marc Jackson, who is the author of Man from Space, a hysterical comics series about a man from space and and his snarky, foul-mouthed, intergalactic goldfish.  In this interview, Fanboy Comics President Bryant Dillon talks with Jackson about breaking into the indie comics scene, his propensity to kill off his own characters, and the future of digital comics.

This interview was conducted on May 29, 2012.

 

LA Ink StainsArtist/writer Jim Mahfood chats with Fanboy Comics Creative Director Sam Rhodes about the upcoming release of his Los Angeles Ink Stains Collection published by Image Comics.

Join Jim, the cast of Ink Stains, and the FBC crew at the Pre-Release Prom Party on June 16th!  Dress up in your favorite black, white, and/or grey "get-up" and get down at this Retro Rager!  Visit www.indiegogo.com/lainkstainsprom for more information!

Don't forget to check www.fanboycomics.net next week, when we'll be airing the full interview with Jim Mahfood.

 

 

 

Joshua Bitton NYActor Josh Bitton (The Pacific) discusses his upcoming role in the Israeli gangster film, For the Love of Money, with Fanboy Comics' Bryant Dillon. Bitton touches on the true events the film is based on, standing toe-to-toe with "Sonny" himself, James Caan, and working with Jonathan Lipnicki (Jerry Maguire) who plays a younger version of the same character.


 

 

 

 

Discord coverThe following is an interview with writer/producer/SPFX make-up artist Paul Salamoff, who is the creator and author of Discord, a sci-fi comic which details the demise of Earth’s greatest superheroes, only for them to be resurrected in the body of one man.  In conjuction with the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for Tales of Discord, a five-issue prequel series to Discord, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon talked with Salamoff about his notable credits in film, TV, and comics, the inside scoop on Tales of Discord and Tales of Discord: The Completed Series, and how his love of all things geek enabled him to refurbish the TARDIS console from the 1996 Doctor Who made-for-TV movie.

This interview was conducted on May 7, 2012.


For a special treat, be sure to check out the Tales of Discord teaser trailer (and Kickstarter campaign) following the interview!

 

FootprintsThe following is an interview with comic book creator and IGN Comics Editor Joey Esposito, who is the author of Footprints, a comic series that intertwines the sci-fi and noir genres to create a monster murder mystery that you will not want to miss.  After the recent release of the Footprints trade paperback, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon talked with Esposito about the original inspiration for Footprints, the creators and comics that have inspired his own work in the industry, and our shared love for Back to the Future.

This interview was conducted on May 25, 2012.


For a special treat, be sure to check out the preview of Footprints #1 following the interview!

 

 

Blue Milk Special JawaAs an ardent webcomics fan, I have read several over the years of my life, but there are only a few that I consider my absolute favorites.  One such favorite is Blue Milk Special (www.bluemilkspecial.com), a comic that parodies the original Star Wars trilogy.  I recently had the chance to talk to Rod and Leanne Hannah, the creators of BMS, and they were kind enough to answer some questions for me concerning their lives.  Rod did the majority of the talking, and with their permission, I have shared their thoughts and answers.

Tekkoshocon xHow to make A CON-mikaze Cocktail: mix equal parts Tekkoshocon, SoundWitch, and J.C. Ciesielski from Fanboy Comics, and you get an Interview Brew at a Steel town Con with a band from Japan and a Man-Boy from the 'Burgh.

Best shaken, not stirred.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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