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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #205 (Oni Press’ Very Bad Week & 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 Jordan Hart (creator/writer/colorist – Ripple Effects) and Gabe Cheng (writer – The Problem with Parallels) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Oni Press’ struggles, the upcoming TV series and book that will bring back Game of Thrones, the negative response from Marvel’s VFX artists, and a trailer roundup featuring Rings of Power, The Munsters, and Tales of the Walking Dead.

Hosts: Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief), Claire Thorne (Creator, A Geek’s Guide to Cross-Stitch: Journeys in Space / Podcaster, The POPSKL Podcast Group), Drew Siragusa (Fanbase Press Senior Contributor)

Special guests: Jordan Hart (creator/writer/colorist – Ripple Effects) and Gabe Cheng (writer – The Problem with Parallels)

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25:35 – (The Comics Beat, Popverse) SDCC ’22 – Oni cancels booth, will still have programming/Oni Press lays off four more top staffers in what’s being described as management restructuring/Segura, Barajas, Amiri and Meadows laid off at Oni; SDCC panels cancelled
36:34 – (io9, Den of Geek) How HOUSE OF THE DRAGON Is Addressing Another GAME OF THRONES Criticism/Will THE WINDS OF WINTER Change GAME OF THRONES Ending for the Better?
58:49 – (Den of Geek) Marvel VFX Artists Air Their Grievances About “Boring” and “Badly Managed” MCU
1:12:42 – (CBR, THR, GeekTyrant) TRAILER ROUNDUP:
     THE MUNSTERS – Rob Zombie’s Reboot Trailer Reveals Herman’s Origin Story
     Amazon’s LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER Releases Second Teaser Trailer
     Teaser Trailer for TALES OF THE WALKING DEAD Gives Us a Sneak Peak at All the New Characters

The Fanbase Weekly
Theme Song Written and Performed by
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Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon

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