The following is an interview with Brockton McKinney and Larkin Ford, the creative team behind Action Lab: Danger Zone's new comic book series, Ehmm Theory. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with McKinney and Ford about the craziness that ensues in Ehmm Theory, the scientific inspirations for the series, and their experiences in working with a creator-owned publisher.
This interview was conducted on March 28, 2013.
Welcome back to The PREVIEWS Party, the blog that looks at the coolest, new comic books and graphic novels available to pre-order from this month’s Previews magazine.
This May, Top Cow and Image Comics' Matt Hawkins (Think Tank) will be launching Aphrodite IX, a new comic book that continues the saga of the cyborg assassin Aphrodite IX in her first original series in over a decade. Hawkins will be joined by artist Stjepan Sejic (Ravine, Artifacts), and the series will be provided to readers for free on Free Comic Book Day. Matt Hawkins joined us a for an interview to discuss the new series, and here is what he had to say.
The following is an interview with Joel Metzger, the creator and writer of the audio drama Hothouse Bruiser. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Metzger about the benefits of working with the audio drama format, the amazingly talented and experienced cast, and how fans can find more information and episodes of Hothouse Bruiser.
This interview was conducted on March 28, 2013.
The following is an interview with Dave Dwonch, Rob Ruddell, and Justin Greenwood, the creative team behind Action Lab: Danger Zone's new comic book series, Ghost Town. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Dwonch, Ruddell, and Greenwood about the inspiration for the new genre-bending series, the additional projects on top for the creators, and why Action Lab makes a great home for the creator-owned series.
This interview was conducted on March 26, 2013.
The following is an interview with the comic book writer/artist team of Paul Chapman and Josh Hoye, who will be contributing their short story, "No Place Like Gnome," to the upcoming horror-themed anthology Skin Crawling Comics. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Chapman and Hoye about the real-life inspiration for the horror tale, the role of humor in even the scariest of stories, and their hopes for the future of Skin Crawling Comics and its impact on the comic book industry.
This interview was conducted on March 20, 2013.
At the recording of Krypton Radio’s The Event Horizon radio show, Fanboy Comics Senior Contributor Drew Siragusa chats with Bruce Boxleitner (TRON, Babylon 5) and Trevor Crafts (Smokewood), the producers behind the new Steampunk show Lantern City.
Learn more about this exciting foray into fan-inspired and fan-created television by visiting the Lantern City website at lanterncitytv.com. Lantern City may also be found on Facebook and Twitter (@LanternCityTV). You can also listen to Bruce and Trevor’s appearance on The Event Horizon radio show by visiting the Krypton Radio website at www.kryptonradio.com and see photos from the event on the Fanboy Comics Facebook page.
The following is an interview with Joshua Watts, co-owner of the Steampunk shoppe Clockwork Couture (with Donna Ricci-Watts) in Burbank, CA. In the interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Watts about his inspiration for the specialized clothing store, the multitude of events hosted in-house, and how those who may be new to Steampunk can get in on the fun!
This interview was conducted on March 19, 2013.
I think it was Hitchcock who said, “The greater the villain, the greater the story.” Heroes may have top billing, but it is the villain of the story that truly captivates us. Whether they are masters of the elements, embracers of chaos, split personalities, or silver spoon Caesar wannabes, they have great power over us. They enlist our dark sides, transform our obsessions, and make us question our morals and sense of self.
So, what would they want to drink as their nightcap? I took the liberty of matching four of my favorite villains with what I think their beverage of choice would be. It is not often that I get to combine my interest in comics with my interest in spirits!
The following is an interview with Kristopher White, creator and writer of The Thirty Six, about his upcoming graphic novel series, Father Robot. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with White about his inspiration for the sci-fi series, his colloboration on the project with artist Sam Garland, and the special Father Robot treat in store for fans attending WonderCon this weekend.
*In addition, Kristopher White was very kind to present Fanboy Comics' readers with a "first look" of Father Robot (pictured right). This WonderCon exclusive print will be available to only ten shoppers at the convention, and the print will be signed by the writer and artist.
This interview was conducted on March 24, 2013.
Spoilers a spoilin'.
"What's the matter, Glinda? Out of bubbles?" The verbal b---h slap delivered to Glinda the Good from Evandora the not so good has to go down in the history of best catty lines ever!
As an out and proud gay man, I am contractually obligated to worship The Wizard of Oz, so it would stand to reason that I would in turn like Oz The Great and Powerful. Well, I didn't like Oz The Great and Powerful- I LOVED IT!!! I remember seeing the posters months ago. Sam Raimi? Oz? Sign me up!