Creator Joss Whedon returns to the Buffy-verse with Dark Horse Comics' new Giles mini-series. Joined in the story department this time by Erika Alexander (Concrete Park) and paired with artist Jon Lam (Gotham Academy: Second Semester), Whedon and company take everyone’s favorite Watcher, Rupert Giles, back to high school. Only two issues have been released so far, but, as I'm sure we all remember from the early season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, high school is hell (and a whole lot of hormones).

The Black Hammer universe is one in which the superheroes aren’t always very super, and Doctor Star falls into this category. Jeff Lemire has created a universe in which personal regret is the main reward for spending your life saving other people's lives – that’s not a bad thing for readers. In issue one of Doctor Star, we learned two things: one, how the para-dimension was discovered which plays into the larger world of Black Hammer, and two, how Jimmy Robinson became Doctor Star when he discovered the para-dimension. The story jumps from the Golden era of superheroes, as Jimmy throws himself 100% into being a hero, then to the present, with Jimmy visiting his son who is dying of cancer. What happened exactly to get him to the point in which he’s watching his son die? I present to you issue number two...

At WonderCon 2018, Fanbase Press' Bryant Dillon talks with actor Fred Tatasciore (Avengers Assemble, Robot Chicken) about his work on Batman Ninja, the characters of the Gorilla Grodd and Deathstroke, and more.

At WonderCon 2018, Fanbase Press' Bryant Dillon talks with actor Roger Craig Smith (Avengers Assemble, Batman: Arkham Origins) about his work on Batman Ninja, the character of the Batman, and more.

At WonderCon 2018, Fanbase Press' Bryant Dillon talks with actor Yuri Lowenthal (Ben 10: Omniverse, Star Wars Rebels) about his work on Batman Ninja, what fans can expect, and more.

At WonderCon 2018, Fanbase Press' Michele Brittany talks with actor Liam McIntyre (Spartacus, The Legend of Hercules) about his work on Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, the character of Captain Boomerang, and more.

At WonderCon 2018, Fanbase Press' Michele Brittany talks with actor Julie Nathanson (Avengers Assemble, Fallout 4) about her work on Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, the character of Silver Banshee, and more.

At WonderCon 2018, Fanbase Press' Michele Brittany talks with actors Greg Grunberg (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Alias) and Dania Ramirez (Heroes, Entourage) about their work on Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, the characters of Maxim Steel and Scandal Savage, and more.

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“Fundamental Comics,” a monthly editorial series that introduces readers to comics, graphic novels, and manga that have been impactful to the sequential art medium and the comic book industry on a foundational level.  Each month, a new essay will examine a familiar or lesser-known title through an in-depth analysis, exploring the history of the title, significant themes, and context for the title’s popularity since it was first released.

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