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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #202 (Kevin Conroy’s LGBTQ+ Inspiration for Batman & 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 Gabrielle Guzman (Podcast Host, A Murderess Affair) and Allison Leigh (Wrestling Referee) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including how Kevin Conroy’s experiences as a gay man informed his performance as Batman, BIPOC fans speaking out about racism in the Star Wars fandom, Netflix’s Geeked Week, and a trailer roundup featuring Prey, Black Adam, and Nope.

Hosts: Barbra Dillon, Claire Thorne, and Drew Siragusa

Special guests: Gabrielle Guzman (Podcast Host, A Murderess Affair) and Allison Leigh (Wrestling Referee)

This month’s sponsor: Brett Weldele, Greg Smith, and Travis Webb are back with Starlite Issue 5! Everyone’s favorite stark-raving mad teenage superheroes are back in action, battling trans-dimensional spired wizards and space pirate cats! The Kickstarter campaign will launch at the end of June. Updates and previous issues can be found on

19:55 – (Bleeding Cool) Kevin Conroy On How Life As A Gay Man Helped Create His Batman
28:43 – (io9) STAR WARS’ BIPOC Fans Speak Out on Lucasfilm Addressing Racism in Fandom
43:16 – (The Comics Beat) Netflix Geeked Week: Best Trailers and Teasers From THE SANDMAN to CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
57:33 – (io9, CBR, THR) TRAILER ROUND UP:
     – Are You Ready for NOPE? The Answer’s in the Title
     – DC’s Black Adam Soars Into the DCEU With an Electrifying First Trailer
     – PREY Drops Intense, Intriguing PREDATOR Prequel Trailer

The Fanbase Weekly
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Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon

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