The following is an interview with Robert Paul Weston and Zack Lydon, the creators behind The Creature Department, a groundbreaking, new children's novel that is being released in stores today.
The Creature Department tells the story of a world where creatures are real and live in hidden laboratories. Weston, an award-winning author partnered with Academy Award-winning special effects studio Framestore (and illustrator Lydon) and renowned Penguin Young Readers Group to create a book that allowed readers to explore the world of the creatures through a wide array of visual assets. Illustrations, animations, and sketches of the creatures and their inventions will glow on the cover, appear throughout the book, take you to websites, and even interact with readers through vlogs.
In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Weston and Lydon about their inspiration for this amazing project, the process of collaborating on an illustrated novel, and the new projects on which they are currently working.
This interview was conducted on November 4, 2013.
At Comikaze Expo 2013, Fanboy Comics' Barbra Dillon chats with Maria Collis and Erik Lundmark, the producers behind MovieMaze™, a new app for choose-your-own-adventure style movies. In addition, actress Darcy Donovan joins the crew to share her experiences with MovieMaze's first film, The Mechanic. Collis, Lundmark, and Donovan will attend the American Film Market in Santa Monica, CA, on Sunday, November 10.
Android users can download the MovieMaze™ app here. iPhone and iPad users can get the app on iTunes.
Fanboy Comics' Bryant Dillon chats with comic artist Georges Jeanty (Buffy: Season 8, Joker's Daughter) about his new gig on Dark Horse's Serenity: Leaves on the Wind miniseries, the struggles with spaceship setting, and what may be in the future for our favorite pack of Browncoats.
The following is an interview with Carl Critchlow, the creator, writer, and illustrator of legendary comic series Thrud the Barbarian. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Critchlow about celebrating the 30th anniversary of Thrud, his inspiration for the series, and the most challenging elements of the creative process.
This interview was conducted on October 29, 2013.
For Halloween, we decided to make cupcakes with a "blood-filled" center!
Start with a basic vanilla cupcake recipe. We used our go-to baker's secret, the Better Homes and Gardens cookbook.
The following is an interview with Betsy Gonia, the colorist on the latest arc of Witchblade from Top Cow Productions, Inc. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Gonia about the all-female art team on the comic book series, her own approach to coloring comics, and how she got her start with publisher Top Cow.
This interview was conducted on October 28, 2013.
The following is an interview with Matt Adams, writer of the Crimsonstreak books, a comedic superhero trilogy. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Adams about his inspiration for the caped crusader novels, why his superheroes needed to lighten up the genre, and the books that he enjoys reading when he is not creating his own!
This interview was conducted on October 22, 2013.
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On Friday, October 18, at Blast from the Past in Burbank, CA, Fanboy Comics' Bryant Dillon attended the Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future Fan Event and chatted with series creator Gary Goddard, Roger Lay Jr. (Goddard Film Group Executive in Charge of Production), Eric Carnagey (Goddard Film Group Executive in Charge of Development), actors Tim Dunigan (Captain Power), Bruce Gray (Stuart Gordon Power), and more of the Captain Power cast, crew, and fans in attendance. In addition to the exclusive interview with the cast and crew listed below, Fanboy Comics has an exciting giveaway for Captain Power fans that you will not want to miss!
The following is an interview with John Higgins, known the world over as the colorist for Watchmen, as well as the writer and illustrator of the cult graphic novel Razorjack, which will soon be re-released by Titan Books. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Higgins about his inspiration for Razorjack, the changing landscape of self-publishing in the comic book industry, and where you will be able to find him next.
This interview was conducted on September 26, 2013.