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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #200 (Marvel Phase 4 & 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 guest Kelly Sue Milano (co-founder, HexComix / writer, Hex11 / co-host, POPSKL Podcast) to celebrate the podcast’s 200TH EPISODE and to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including what Marvel’s Phase 4 is all about, reactions to the 2022 Eisner Award nominations, how the Star Wars franchise is doing in terms of representation, and a trailer roundup featuring She-Hulk, Prey, and The Boys: Season 3.

*Thank you to all of our co-hosts, guests, and listeners for your support through 200 episodes!  We look forward to the next 200!

Co-hosts: Claire Thorne, Drew Siragusa, and Barbra Dillon

Special guest: Kelly Sue Milano (co-founder, HexComix / writer, Hex11 / co-host, POPSKL Podcast)

This month’s sponsor: Ripple Effects is a five-issue series that explores life as a superhero with an invisible disability. In a world that is no stranger to superheroes, George Gibson is invulnerable to physical harm but fights every day to stay alive. Suffering from an acute case of type 1 diabetes, his invincibility is offset by a defective pancreas that must be monitored and treated daily. This incurable disease makes George’s body both his greatest strength and his eternal weakness.

What sets this series apart is a positive, person-first representation about life with a chronic disease . . . which just so happens to also include superhuman abilities. But, Ripple Effects isn’t just a story about a character with an incurable disease. It’s also a thrilling and relevant superhero tale that touches on the difficulty of finding a work/life balance, the class struggles and economic inequality experienced by many in our nation, and the desire to help others during trying times. Available digitally through Hoopla starting in June 2022. Pre-order a printed copy of the collected trade paperback at!

35:58 – (io9) So, What Is Marvel’s Phase 4 Actually About?
51:08 – (GamesRadar+) 2022 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards nominees
1:04:24 – (Vanity Fair) STAR WARS – The Rebellion Will Be Televised
1:13:33 – (Variety, CBR, Den of Geek UK) TRAILER ROUNDUP:
     SHE-HULK Disney+ Series to Premiere in August, Drops Trailer
     PREDATOR Prequel PREY Drops a Surprise First Trailer
     THE BOYS Season 3 Trailer – There’s Something Wrong With Homelander

The Fanbase Weekly
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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