In The Fanbase Weekly, the Fanbase Press staff and a host of special guests from across the pop culture spectrum discuss the top geek stories of the week.
In the latest episode, The Fanbase Weekly co-hosts welcomes guests Charlie Stickney and David Byrne (co-publishers of Scout Comics) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Image Comics’ new Crossover comic, the controversy of this year’s Eisner Awards, the future of Star Trek, and the New Mutants footage at SDCC.
As a special treat, listeners of The Fanbase Weekly are able to purchase Scout Comics titles at a discounted rate when using the “FANBASE” discount code in their online store.
Cast members: Bryant Dillon, Claire Thorne, Barbra Dillon and Drew Siragusa
Special guests: Charlie Stickney and David Byrne (co-publishers of Scout Comics)
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20:42 – (io9) Image’s CROSSOVER Series Wants to Blow Up the Idea of Comic Book Events
31:27 – (The Comics Beat) After a voting glitch, many questions remain about 2020 Eisner Awards
44:07 – (Black Nerd Problems) The Future in STAR TREK Feels Very Far Away
58:19 – (io9) The NEW MUTANTS Dropped Tons of New Footage at SDCC
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Episode Photo by: Sean Foster
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