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In a strange turn of events in recent "really big" news, Olympic Legend Bruce Jenner shared with Diane Sawyer his story of inner struggle with gender identity, and X-Men founding father Bobby Drake (a.k.a. Iceman) was outed as gay by fellow teammate Jean Grey.
“Trakor’s Fourth Prophecy says that the Emissary will face a fiery trial, and he’ll be forced to choose . . . ”
-- Vedek Yarka
The most fascinating thing about the Bajoran religion is that their gods are real. I’ve touched on this a few times, but this is the episode that really begins to examine what that might mean.
During Star Wars Celebration 2015, Fanboy Comics President Bryant Dillon stopped by the Fantasy Flight Games booth to discuss the amazing miniature games, including Star Wars: Armada, Star Wars: X-Wing, and more.
The following is an interview with Jim Kersey. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Contributor Madeleine Holly-Rosing chats with Kersey about his inspiration for his web comics, the influence of 3D design on his work, and the countless other projects and collaborations on which he is working!
“It’s been my observation that you humanoids have a hard time giving up the things you love, no matter how much they might hurt you.”
In every stage of the writing process, there is a disconnect. The first is between your mind and what ends up on the page. You picture the most awesome, innovative scenes ever, fraught with emotions and big ideas but only in dreamlike glimpses. When you set it down, it’s usually a pale echo of what you wanted, with only flashes of that incredible story in your mind. When you’re writing for another medium, like film, TV, or comics, the next disconnect is what’s on the page versus what ends up drawn or filmed. There are realities like, how well does your artist read? How much budget do you have for this spectacular effect? This is how Star Trek ends up with aliens made out of what looks like an old carpet covered in pizza stains, or this week’s episode which has what Nana Visitor described as “a giant sundae with my head as the cherry.”
At Star Wars Celebration 2015, Fanboy Comics' Barbra and Bryant Dillon attended the Star Wars Comes Home to Marvel panel, featuring Marvel Executive Editor C.B. Cebulski, Marvel Editor Jordan White, Lucasfilm Senior Editor Jennifer Heddle, and Lucasfilm's Leland Chee, as they discussed the new era of the Star Wars canon comic book series being published by Marvel Comics.
At Star Wars Celebration 2015, Fanboy Comics' Barbra Dillon talks with Paulo DaCosta of Disney Music Group on their latest releases, including vinyl versions of the Star Wars Rebels and Clone Wars soundtracks!
During the Star Wars Celebration 2015 press conference for Star Wars: Rebels, the cast and creators discuss the lessons taught by Star Wars and more.
At Star Wars Celebration 2015, Fanboy Comics' Barbra Dillon talks with Desma Deitz of UNICEF about the organization's partnership with Disney and Lucasfilm for Star Wars: Force for Change, a charitable initiative dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the worlds' biggest challenges. Force for Change (#ForceforChange) empowers our youth to be global forces for change in their own lives and for children around the world.