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You're invited to attend an epic comic book signing at Emerald Knights' Shiners Children's Hospital Charity Event on Saturday, May 10th, at 1:00 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children - Los Angeles, an organization that delivers the highest quality of care to children with a host of disorders and diseases throughout North America.

“Fate has granted me a gift, Major. A gift to be a healer.”
    --Dr. Julian Bashir


It’s tough to know what to make of DS9’s resident medical officer on first blush.  He’s naïve, arrogant, and oblivious to all but the most blatant social cues.  He’s eager for challenges, but doesn’t yet know what those challenges mean.  He embodies the can-do, starry-eyed, boyish sense of adventure that the British Empire always imagined it had.  He is a pretty bold creation by the writing staff, if they intended him as I believe they did: a character as intentionally obnoxious as possible, that they might eventually redeem somehow.  Bashir’s character becomes even more fascinating in retrospect, as a later revelation places his early overweening arrogance in a much darker context.

*Please note that this article is an opinion-editorial.


I remember getting my first Star Wars novel as a gift.  It was the third of Michael Stackpole’s X-Wing books, The Krytos Trap.  Who it was from is hazy in my memory, since my dad was the middleman in the transaction.  I’m sure he told me, but I don’t remember.  The Krytos Trap became the first “grown-up” novel I ever read.  I was a big reader, but I hadn’t yet made the leap from the Young Adult section.  My nights were filled, usually, with the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew, with Animorphs, along with the various books we were reading for class in third grade, in which I tended to read ahead.

The Fanboy Comics crew discuss their reactions to the 20th episode of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the continuing development of Agent Ward's villainous role, and the new reveal regarding Project T.A.H.I.T.I.! Enjoy an audio commentary on the episode "Nothing Personal" by FBC President Bryant Dillon and FBC Contributor Tony Caballero.

MINOR SPOILERS

The following is an interview with actress Annie Tedesco, who can currently be seen on the original series Granite Flats, which recently launched its second season on BYUtv. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Tedesco about what attracted her to the series and her character (Beth Milligan), her experiences in working with the cast (which includes Christopher Lloyd and Cary Elwes), and why she geeks out over Game of Thrones.

This interview was conducted on April 28, 2014.

Emily Monroe is a highly effective personal investigator with a hidden secret; her psychic abilities give her an edge in finding things invisible to the more traditional senses.  She’s successfully concealed her talents from the non-gifted humans around her, but a chance encounter with another psychic turns Emily into a dark obsession for a man enamored of control and pain. Now, she’s working against the clock with the Wichita police force to find this man before he kills one more woman in the name of drawing Emily to him.  Simultaneously, the young woman finds hope in a male psychic named Jake who offers warmth, safety, and light.  Can the two of them protect the connection between them while preventing the killer from flooding Emily with his darkness and death?

At WonderCon 2014, actor Keri Russell talks about her work on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, how she got the role, and more.

At WonderCon 2014, Fanboy Comics' Bryant Dillon chats with actor Will Poulter about his work on The Maze Runner, how the film stands out from the YA "pack," and more.

At WonderCon 2014, Fanboy Comics' Bryant Dillon chats with actor Stuart Allan about his work on Son of Batman, playing Damian Wayne, and more.

At WonderCon 2014, Fanboy Comics' Bryant Dillon chats with actor Jason O'Mara about his work on Son of Batman, playing the Dark Knight, and what fatherhood means for the Caped Crusader.

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