Resize text+=

Join Fanbase Press, ‘Quince’ Creator Sebastian Kadlecik, and Talented Comics Creators at Imperial Valley Comic Con 2020

The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to make its first appearance at Imperial Valley Comic Con this year!  As a continuation of Fanbase Press’ 10th anniversary celebration, the publishing company and special guest Sebastian Kadlecik (creator, Eisner Award-nominated Quince) will be exhibiting at Imperial Valley Comic Con, alongside a number of other talented independent creators! Taking place on Saturday, February 15, 2020, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Pavilion in El Centro, CA, the event will be a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators, and creators of all pop culture genres. The Fanbase Press team and Sebastian Kadlecik will be meeting fans at the Fanbase Press booth, where you can purchase all of our graphic novels and comics, including the hardcover of Quince: The Definitive Bilingual Edition! Plus, Kadlecik, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon, El Muerto‘s Javier Hernandez, and La Voz de M.A.Y.O.‘s Henry Barajas will be participating in a Latinx-focused panel that you will not want to miss!

Fans in attendance will have a chance to stop by the Fanbase Press booth to pick up copies of Quince: The Definitive Bilingual Edition which is the oversized hardcover collecting both the Spanish and English language editions of the Eisner Award-nominated comic book series, Quince. The hardcover also features incredible bonus features, including forewords by Gloria Calderón Kellett (Executive Producer/Showrunner/Director/Actor, ONE DAY AT A TIME) and Peter Murrieta (Executive Producer/Showrunner/Writer, MR. IGLESIAS), an academic essay by Frederick Luis Aldama (Distinguished University Professor and Eisner Award-winning author of LATINX SUPERHEROES IN MAINSTREAM COMICS), a study guide by Dr. Theresa Rojas (Professor, Modesto Junior College), an art gallery by artists Javier Hernandez (EL MUERTO), Sabrina Cintron (THE WITCHES GRIMOIRE, LA BORINQUEÑA), Malena Bonilla (Twitter: @Malbondesigns, Instagram: @malbondesigns), and Jose Cabrera, and a heartfelt letter to the reader by creator Sebastian Kadlecik.

Quince HC Website 400 dcf

Plus, readers have the opportunity to purchase the collected trade paperback edition of Quince, the 2019 IPPY Award-winning A Geek’s Guide to Cross-Stitch: Journeys in Space, the 2014 Bram Stoker Award-nominated Fearworms: Selected Poems, The Sequels, The Margins, The Gamma Gals, Something Animal, Identity Thief, The Arcs, and Penguins vs. Possums. As a special treat, Fanbase Press will be selling limited edition Quince enamel pins, Fanbase Press pins, and Fanbase Press t-shirt in sizes Small – XXL, so that attendees may show their geek pride in style.

You will not want to miss the following panel, which will include the following:


  • 3:15 p.m.: Latinx and Hispanic Comics and Creators – Hosted by Imperial Valley Comic Con’s Jameson Rohrer, this panel will feature Sebastian Kadlecik (creator, Eisner Award-nominated Quince), Javier Hernandez (cartoonist, El Muerto), Henry Barajas (Director of Operations – Top Cow, creator/writer – La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo), and Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief) discussing the efforts and representation of Latinx and Hispanic comics creators, stories, and characters.

Please visit the Imperial Valley Comic Con website to purchase your tickets for this exciting event. 

Everyone at Fanbase Press is greatly looking forward to the convention, and we hope to see you there!

Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief




Leave a Comment

Scroll to Top