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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #192 (Remembering Ivan Reitman & 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 co-hosts welcome special guests Janet Lee (Eisner Award-winning artist, Return of the Dapper Men, Emma) and Gabe Cheng (writer, The Problem with Parallels, Finding Molly) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including looking back at the career of Ivan Reitman, Amazon’s ComiXology overhaul and the backlash, Disnsey’s “Storyliving,” and the new story of Han and Leia’s honeymoon.

: Claire Thorne, Drew Siragusa, and Barbra Dillon

Special guests: Janet Lee (Eisner Award-winning artist, Return of the Dapper Men, Emma) and Gabe Cheng (writer, The Problem with Parallels, Finding Molly)

This month’s sponsor: This episode of The Fanbase Weekly Podcast is sponsored by Blue Fox Comics. Founded in 2015 by husband and wife team Simon and Marielle Birks, Blue Fox Comics has rapidly grown to become a publisher of distinct, high-quality, character-driven genre comics. From slice of life, through sci-fi, fantasy, and horror, they have titles to suit everyone of all ages, and an online shop with low-cost shipping worldwide from their base in Scotland. A staple of pre-COVID comic-cons, they are looking forward to getting back in front of comic fans everywhere. You can learn more about Blue Fox Comics at, as well as on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Linktree.

18:12 – (THR) Ivan Reitman Remembered: His 5 Best Movies/Ernie Hudson, Paul Feig, Tom Rothman Remember Ivan Reitman: “A Great Talent and an Even Finer Man”
34:20 – (io9, Bleeding Cool) Amazon’s Comixology Overhaul Is Here, and It Sucks/A ComiXology Beta Tester Talks To Bleeding Cool About The Update
51:56 – (io9) For the Disney Fan Who Has Everything, Now There’s ‘Storyliving’
1:06:21 – (io9) Han and Leia went to Disney World for their Honeymoon/Everything We Know (and Used to Know) About Han and Leia’s Wedding

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Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon

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