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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #187 (Omicron Hits the Comic Con Circuit & More)

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 welcome special guest Luke Martinez (writer – Hath No Fury) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including how the new COVID-19 variant is hitting the comic con circut, the world’s first living robots, Sony’s new Spider-Man trilogy, and how Hawkeye may see the return of a fan-favorite villain.

: Claire Thorne, Phillip Kelly, and Barbra Dillon

Special guest: Luke Martinez (writer – Hath No Fury)

This month’s sponsor: This episode of The Fanbase Weekly Podcast is sponsored by the Dreamer Comics Podcast, which is now recording on Stereo. The Dreamer Comics Podcast talks about the process of how comics are made. Each week, they interview a different writer, penciler, inker, colorist, editor, letterer, marketer, or you name it – as long as they break down their craft. Check out their live shows on the app Stereo by going to

17:28 – (io9, Washington Post) New Omicron Covid-19 Case in U.S. Linked to Anime NYC Con/Friends who attended anime convention with man who contracted omicron have tested positive for coronavirus, health official says
29:53 – (The Hill) Scientists say xenobots, world’s first living robots, can reproduce
47:21 – (CBR) Sony Is Developing a New SPIDER-MAN Trilogy with Tom Holland and Marvel
59:29 – (The Hollywood Reporter) HAWKEYE Sets Up Return of Fan-Favorite Netflix Villain

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Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon

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