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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #225 (How the WGA Strike May Affect Comics & 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 Jack Phoenix (Graphic Novel Selector – Brodart Company, Manager of Collection Services – Cuyahoga Falls Library) and Giulie Speziani (writer – Thanks! Romina) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including ways in which the WGA strike may impact the comic book industry, Kevin Smith’s compassionate video on processing trauma, and what’s happening with Marvel’s digital comics

Hosts
: Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief) and Claire Thorne (creator – A Geek’s Guide to Cross-Stitch: Journeys in Space)

Special guests: Jack Phoenix (Graphic Novel Selector – Brodart Company, Manager of Collection Services – Cuyahoga Falls Library) and Giulie Speziani (screenwriter and comics writer – Thanks! Romina)

This month’s sponsor: Sci-Fi Radio. SCIFI.radio is listener-supported science fiction fandom radio.  It’s sci-fi for your Wifi.

Segments:
24:12 – (ComicsBeat, Bleeding Cool) How will the WGA strike affect the comics industry?/TV Staff Writers Earn Even Less That Comic Book Writers
40:06 – (The Mary Sue) Kevin Smith Just Gave the Most Compassionate Talk About Trauma
54:26 – (ComicsBeat) What’s going on with Marvel’s digital comics program?

Mental Health Resources:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Call or Text 988
The Trevor Project
National Sexual Assault Hotline – Call 800.656.HOPE (4673)





The Fanbase Weekly
Theme Song Written and Performed by
: Adam WarRock

The Fanbase Weekly Theme Song Produced by: Mikal kHill

Episode Photo by: Sean Foster

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