UPDATED - WINNER ANNOUNCED BELOW
Dear Fanbase Press Readers:
The Fanbase staff attended Empire Con 2019 (described as the ultimate weekend for fans of Star Wars) earlier this year in Los Angeles, CA! We saw a number of Star Wars celebrities, authors, fan groups, vendors, and more. (Be sure to check out our photo gallery from the event.)
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to announce that Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon will be joining the programming lineup for the 46th annual Loscon 2019. Taking place from November 29 - December 1, 2019, at the Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Loscon is Los Angeles’ longest running fan convention hosted by the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS) - the world’s oldest continuously active science fiction and fantasy club (founded Oct. 27, 1934).
UPDATE (11/20/19): PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
You're invited to show your support for LA-area comic book creators at Superhero Day at Dave & Buster's on Saturday, November 23, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Dave & Buster's (Northridge Fashion Center) in Northridge, CA! Join hosts Collector's Paradise as various Los Angeles-based indie creators present their latest projects in support of the Hero Initiative which creates a financial safety net for comic creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work.
Nearly 10 years ago, Fanbase Press was founded with the mission to produce new and distinctive works, as well as daily reviews, interviews, and podcasts, that span the pop culture spectrum and give voice to the themes, ideals, and people that make geekdom so exceptional. As 2020 will mark the 10th anniversary of the award-winning publisher and geek culture website, Fanbase Press is honored to announce the addition of two new releases to its publishing lineup: Quince: The Definitive Bilingual Edition and Nuclear Power.
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to be exhibiting at LA Comic Con once again this year, alongside a host of talented independent creators! Taking place from October 11-13, 2019, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, LA Comic Con is LA's largest pop culture convention. This year's convention will be an exciting one for Fanbase Press, in light of the publishing company's upcoming 10th anniversary in 2020! Fans in attendance will want to mark their calendars for the "Celebrating 10 Years of Comics: A Sneak Preview of Fanbase Press' 10th Anniversary Releases" panel taking place on Saturday, October 12, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 304ABC. This panel will serve as an EXCLUSIVE preview of Fanbase Press' monumental 2020 releases hosted by co-founders Barbra and Bryant Dillon and featuring creators Sebastian Kadlecik (Quince, Penguins vs. Possums), Desirée Proctor (Telltale Games' The Walking Dead: Michonne, DC Comics New Talent Showcase), and Erica Harrell (Telltale Games' The Walking Dead: Michonne, DC Comics New Talent Showcase)!
A chill is in the air, and leaves are starting to turn . . . That can only mean one thing: It's beginning to look a lot like Halloween! If you have friends and loved ones with a penchant for all things creepy and crawly, we invite you to check out Fanbase Press' Halloween Horror Bundle - available for a limited time only! At a price of $40.00 (plus shipping), this gift pack includes the terrifically terrifying graphic novels, Something Animal and Identity Thief, as well as the 2014 Bram Stoker Award-nominated horror poetry collection, Fearworms: Selected Poems.
You're invited to show your support for independent creators at Support the Independents on Saturday, September 21, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Emerald Knights - Comics and Games in Burbank, CA! Join us as various Los Angeles-based indie creators present their latest projects.
You're invited to the TOTALLY TUBULAR signing for The Sequels trade paperback on Saturday, September 14, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Nostalgic Books and Comics in San Gabriel, CA, featuring creator/writer Norm Harper (Haphaven, Rikki) and co-artist Bobby Timony (The Night Owls, The Simpsons).
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to be exhibiting at Long Beach Comic Con next weekend, alongside a number of other talented independent creators! Taking place on Saturday, August 31, and Sunday, September 1, 2019, 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 meeting fans at the Fanbase Press booth, where you can purchase all of our graphic novels and comics! 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!
UPDATE: Winner Announced Below
Fanbase Press was honored to have the chance to conduct a video interview with writer Christopher Jaymes at this year's San Diego Comic-Con International. In addition, Jaymes was very generous to provide us with a signed copy of his Sons of Chaos hardcover graphic novel to give away to the Fanbase Press readers!