Fanbase Press is thrilled to announce the launch of “Fundamental Comics,” a monthly editorial series that introduces readers to comics, graphic novels, and manga that have been impactful to the sequential art medium and the comic book industry on a foundational level. Each month, a new essay will examine a familiar or lesser-known title through an in-depth analysis, exploring the history of the title, significant themes, and context for the title’s popularity since it was first released.
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to return to ArtNight Pasadena on Friday, March 9, 2018, from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at the Pasadena Public Library! ArtNight is a citywide arts festival in Pasadena, CA, held twice per year, highlighting music, dance, and all forms of visual arts, including comic books.
Fanbase Press is excited to announce the newest addition to its publishing slate with The Margins, an original, creator-owned graphic novel co-written by David Accampo (Lost Angels, DC’s New Talent Showcase 2017) and Paul Montgomery (Wormwood: A Serialized Mystery, Panels.net) and illustrated by Amanda Donahue. Examining creativity’s dual nature in providing a healthy outlet for self-expression as well as a mechanism for avoidance, the graphic novel explores the excitement of an artist unlocking their imagination and the dire consequences of getting lost . . . in the margins.
The Horror Writers Association (HWA), a non-profit organization of writers and publishing professionals from around the world dedicated to promoting dark literature and the interests of those who write it, will once again be hosting StokerCon and the Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference from March 1-4, 2018, in Providence, RI. Fanbase Press is honored to have many of its staff, contributors, and creators involved with this year's StokerCon, both as participants in the Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference and as nominees for this year's Bram Stoker Awards® for superior achievement in horror literature.
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to be exhibiting at Long Beach Comic Expo next weekend, alongside a number of other talented independent creators! Taking place on Saturday, February 17, and Sunday, February 18, 2018, at the Long Beach Convention Center, the annual event is a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators, and creators of all pop culture genres. Throughout the weekend, we will be reporting live from the convention floor, providing you with the coolest interviews, panel coverage, and photos - along with meeting fans at the Fanbase Press booth, where you can purchase all of our graphic novels! Plus, Fanbase Press' staff and contributors will be participating in quite a few intriguing panels throughout the weekend that you will not want to miss!
Fanbase Press is excited to announce that the Quince English-language collected trade paperback is now available for sale through ComiXology! Created by Sebastian Kadlecik, written by Kit Steinkellner, and illustrated by Emma Steinkellner, this collected edition of the 15-issue comic book series is sure to delight readers of all ages!
Fanbase Press is proud to announce that its flagship podcast, The Fanbase Weekly, will return for its third season on Monday, February 5, 2018! The Fanbase Weekly podcast and its co-hosts are eager to return for another stellar season filled with exciting, new guests discussing the latest in geek news.
Fanbase Press is both honored and proud to share the news that the publisher’s recently released graphic novel, Quince, has been named among the top progressive and female-created comics of 2017. Featured by two comic book media outlets celebrating some of the best comics and graphic novels of 2017, both The Mary Sue and Comicon.com highlighted Quince for the series' themes, values, and incredibly talented creative team (Sebastian Kadlecik - creator, Kit Steinkellner - writer, Emma Steinkellner - artist, Valeria Tranier - translator).
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to be exhibiting at the Pasadena Comic Con! Taking place on Sunday, January 28, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Pasadena Convention Center, the convention will feature independent and professional comic book creators, collectible and toy vendors, informational panels, and much more.
The holiday season can be a stressful time of year, and the Fanbase Press staff is eager to put your mind at ease! As you prepare your holiday shopping lists, we invite you to check out the cool, unique, and exciting gifts that you can purchase in the Fanbase Press Online Store!