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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #196 (‘Morbius’ Face Plants & 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 Cynthia Wang (professor – Cal State LA / founder – The Arqive) and Adam Rose (writer – Source Point Press’ Corollary) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Morbius‘ less-than-stellar box office numbers, whether Warner Bros. has paused Ezra Miller’s Flash movie, why creators leave comics for video games, and the importance of Egypt to Moon Knight.

: Claire Thorne and Barbra Dillon

Special guests: Cynthia Wang (professor – Cal State LA / founder – The Arqive) and Adam Rose (writer – Source Point Press’ Corollary)

This month’s sponsor: In the comic book series, Battle Grapple: Rebel, a galactic space pro-wrestler struggles to find his place between the realities of galactic politics and the ensuing civil war. From the creative team of Don Nguyen, Dave Wheeler, and Michael Tanner (Orcs in Space and Junior Braves), the project is now live on Kickstarter. Visit to support the campaign.

24:12 – (Variety, io9) MORBIUS Box Office: What the Film’s So-So Debut Means for Sony’s Universe of Marvel Characters/Sony Just Can’t Quit the Sinister Six
40:35 – (CBR) WB ‘Pauses’ FLASH Star Ezra Miller’s DCEU Future Due to Recent Behavior/WB Refutes Report of High-Level Meeting to Pause Ezra Miller’s DCEU Future
1:00:44 – (The Comics Beat) Why creators leave comics for video games (and what brings them back)
1:15:04 – (Den of Geek UK) Marvel’s MOON KNIGHT and the Importance of Egypt to the Story

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Theme Song Written and Performed by
: Adam WarRock

The Fanbase Weekly Theme Song Produced by: Mikal kHill

Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon

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