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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #244 (WEBTOON’s Contract Controversy & 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 and David Ebeltoft (co-writers/co-creators – Image Comics / Syzygy’s The Cabinet) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the controversy surrounding the WEBTOON’s Originals contract, whether dystopian fiction is too current to be enjoyed, and the various comic book creators lost this week, including Trina Robbins, Ricardo Padilla, and Jeffrey Veregge.

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

Special guests: Jordan Hart and David Ebeltoft (co-writers/co-creators – Image Comics / Syzygy’s The Cabinet)

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35:25 – (The Comics Beat) WEBTOON Originals contract draws criticism from creators
53:28 – (Popverse) FALLOUT: How a category-5 hurricane and its aftermath soured me on dystopian stories… until, maybe, now
1:11:15 – (Bleeding Cool) Comic Book Creators Pay Tribute And Share Memories Of Trina Robbins

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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