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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #217 (Creating Comics with AI Art & 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 Season 8 premiere episode, The Fanbase Weekly co-hosts welcome special guests Kevin Eastman (writer/artist/publisher/producer/co-creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and David Avallone (filmmaker/writer – Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, Elvira in Horrorland) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including an examination of AI-generated art, a review of James Gunn and Peter Safran’s upcoming slate of projects for DC’s TV and film, and whether the Star Wars franchise is focusing too heavily on Mandalore.

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

Special guests: Kevin Eastman (writer/artist/publisher/producer/co-creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and David Avallone (filmmaker/writer – Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, Elvira in Horrorland)

This month’s sponsor: CAPS is an organization of current and former comics professionals — artists, writers, colorists, letterers, and other creators – in the non-animated cartoon arts. Without regard to style, genre, publication format, the nature of their publisher, or the manner of their funding — CAPS seeks to provide camaraderie, education, information, skill, and career advancement in the comics industry via gatherings and other mutual efforts. Listeners can find more information at and on Instagram and Twitter at @ComicArtProS.

32:53 – (ComicsBeat) Comics with AI art – what’s out there, what’s to come
01:02:09 – (The Hollywood Reporter) DC Slate Unveiled: New BATMAN, SUPERGIRL, Movies, A GREEN LANTERN TV Show, and more from James Gunn, Peter Safran
01:19:32 – (io9) Hey, Maybe STAR WARS Should Leave Mandalore the Hell Alone

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