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.
Anyone who follows my ramblings knows I'm a pretentious snob queen with a screaming 15-year-old girl trapped inside. Trapped with very loose constraints, mind you, but you get the point. With the impending release of Lady Gaga's 3rd full studio album, ARTPOP, I was as giddy as a school girl. It has been a while since I was "Born this Way" as it were. Not only am I contractually obligated to review the album (We'll get to that in a second.), but I wanted to do something to celebrate the new record by doing something completely self-serving.
The following is an interview with Jake and Lexi Medina of the new game company Existence Games. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Senior Contributor Kristine Chester chats with the Medinas about their Trading Card Game, Exodus. The Medinas also have a video tutorial on how to play Exodus located here.
This interview was conducted on October 30, 2013.
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.