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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #236 (NYCC 2023 Thoughts & 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 Allen Carter (Carter ComicsCosmic Force and Damn Tourists) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including a debrief of New York Comic Con 2023, Scholastic‘s response to diverse book restrictions, and how The Marvels may play out in the midst of superhero fatigue.

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

Special guest: Allen Carter (Carter ComicsCosmic Force and Damn Tourists)

This month’s sponsor: The graphic novel series, Mary Shelley’s School for Monsters, is a cosmic blend of adventure, horror, and heartwarming storytelling. All ages will fall in love with Shel, Frank, Necro, Will, and Medusa as the team works to rescue La Llorona from being trapped in a horror video game. The first book of this thrilling series raised $19K with 414 amazing backers from two campaigns on Kickstarter and is now available at wickedtreepress.com. Invite these delightful monsters into your home, just in time for spooky season. You can also find the series on social media: Substack, BlueSky, Facebook, and Instagram

Segments:
13:18 – (io9) All the News, Trailers, and Cosplay You Might Have Missed From New York Comic Con 2023/The Vibes at New York Comic Con This Year Were Very Weird
29:27 – (The Mary Sue) Scholastic’s Response to Authors and Illustrators on Diverse Book Restrictions Only Raises More Questions
40:45 – (THR, CBR) THE MARVELS Tracking for $75M-$80M Domestic Debut in Latest Test of Box Office Superhero Fatigue/Brie Larson Reportedly ‘Disillusioned’ With Captain Marvel Following Online Comments





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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