The following is an interview with Felix Kiner, CEO of ComicsFix, a new subscription-based digital platform for comic books. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Kiner about the importance of digital comics to the comic book industry, the inspiration for this new digital platform, and how creators and readers alike can get involved.
This interview was conducted on November 18, 2013.
Toe-may-toe, Toe-mah-toe? Katy or Gaga? Marvel Zombies or DC . . . ? (What the hell do DC fans call themselves, anyway?) DC Demons? I suppose in the age of Dan DiDio, they could be called DiDio heads.
When my brother introduced me to comics, he made his Marvel and strongly encouraged me to do the same. When I discovered Wolfman/Perez's New Teen Titans, all bets were off. I had to suffer the disappointment of my brother, but I didn't care. Perez's pencils were more addictive than cocaine. I didn't read m(any) other DC titles, and then came along an Outsider: Batman and the Outsiders, that is.
At Bent-Con 2013, Fanboy Comics' Kristine Chester talks with actress and cosplayer extraordinaire Kit Quinn about her upcoming webseries Sweethearts of the Galaxy and her character Katelyn/Trinity Infinity, a cosplayer who hits her head and, subsequently, comes to believe that she is actually a superhero.
At The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA, Fanboy Comics' Barbra Dillon chats with sci-fi legend and Star Trek icon Nichelle Nichols about her impact on the genre, her days on the bridge of the Enterprise, and the work of artist Juan Ortiz. Nichols showed her support for Ortiz's art collection, Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz, which premiered at The Paley Center on November 18, 2013.
At The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA, Fanboy Comics' Barbra Dillon chats with artist Juan Ortiz about his amazing collection of artwork based on Star Trek: The Original Series.
At Bent-Con 2013, Fanboy Comics' Kristine Chester talks with writer and publisher PK Eiselt and artists Zach Enea and Silvana Inks about the publisher Minus Zero and their LGBT comic series Junkyard Angels and The Agenda.
At Bent-Con 2013, Fanboy Comics' Kristine Chester interviews Jon Cairns, the writer and artist behind the comic series Alpha Flag, and its premise of a man on a journey to recollect the scattered fragments of his mind.
At Bent-Con 2013, Fanboy Comics' Kristine Chester chats with Joey Stern of Geeks OUT!, the organization that promotes LGBT creators and fans alike, about the company, its controversial “Skip Ender's Game” boycott, Arrow, and more!
At Comikaze Expo 2013, Fanboy Comics' Barbra Dillon chats with members of the burlesque troupe Devil's Playground about their geek-themed upcoming events and presence at the convention.
Those interested in learning more about Devil's Playground and their upcoming events are encouraged to visit DevilsPlaygroundLA.com.