Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief

Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief

 

The Fanboy Comics staff attended last night's 39th Annual Saturn Awards in Burbank, CA, celebrating the best in Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror.  Stay tuned to the Fanboy Comics website for lots of interviews and photos from the coolest presenters, nominees, and award winners, including Joss Whedon, Jennifer Lawrence, Clark Gregg, and more!

For now, here is a list of last night's winners!  Congratulations to all, and thank you for your contributions to our favorite geek classics!

 

At the 2013 Saturn Awards, actor Camden Toy (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Monster School) talks with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about his love of sci-fi and fantasy roles, his favorite demonic role on Buffy, and more.

 

Indie comic book publisher Inverse Press has been quite busy in 2013, producing titles including The Blind Eye, Clown Town, and Flesh of White. In addition, April of 2013 saw the runaway success of their Kickstarter campaign for Roadkill du Jour, a 4-part series about motorcycles, magic, vengeance, voodoo, and roadkill.  Now, Inverse Press has returned to Kickstarter with the hopes of funding the second issue in the series, and they need your help to continue this dark and gritty story!

How I SPent My Summer Invasion GNFor those comic book readers in the market for high quality and entertaining all-ages comic books, today is your lucky day!  The talented folks at indie comic book publisher WE Comics are working diligently to create a trade paperback of their hit series, How I Spent My Summer Invasion, and they are calling for fans to contribute to their Kickstarter campaign.  The hilarious, all-ages comic book series "about three friends who discover a secret hotel for intergalactic alien travelers" will collect five issues into a 130-page, full-color graphic novel, which will undoubtedly delight readers young and old.  

ReunionThe staff of Fanboy Comics is always happy to support independent filmmakers, which is why we wanted to tell our readers about Reunion, a new horror/thriller from the creators at MOnsterworks66.  Full of twists and turns, Reunion tells the story of a ghost who tries to reunite his lookalike twin with his mysterious murderer.

In order to bring this film to life, MOnsterworks66 initiated an indiegogo campaign to raise funds for Reunion's production costs.  For more information regarding the campaign and the film itself, please see the exciting trailer and the full press release below. 

Bloomers BWThroughout last week, I posted reviews of Bloomers, a new online sitcom that puts a humorous, heartfelt, and modern spin on life in the big city. I greatly enjoyed making my way through Season 1 and the first two episodes of Season 2, and I recently caught up with the remainder of the second season (in advance of Wednesday’s release of Episode 8). Each episode of Season 2 continues to focus more heavily on individual members of the cast; however, Episode 7 sets up quite a few cliffhangers that will leave viewers counting down the hours until Wednesday, June 19th.

Bloomers altEarlier this week, I posted a review of Bloomers: Season 1, a new online sitcom that puts a humorous, heartfelt, and modern spin on life in the big city. As promised, I am making my way through Season 2 of the series and loving every moment. While Season 1 introduced the audience to seven 20-something friends, their intertwining relationships, and their daily struggles to find themselves amidst the chaos, the second season has, thus far, focused more on individual members of the group, allowing each of the actors to shine.

 

BloomersHave you been longing to fill the void left by Ross, Rachel, Joey, and the rest of the Central Perk gang, but do you find that watching reruns of Friends just doesn’t have the same “bite” to it? Well, look no further! In the new online sitcom Bloomers, seven 20-something friends living in Downtown Los Angeles take on life in the big city, landing the right career, and finding Mr. (or Ms.) right in a gutsy and modern way that will hook viewers and leave them craving more. With a combination of Sex in the City’s sassiness and Husbands’ willingness to take on controversial issues in an honest and open manner, Bloomers is an entertaining look at friends who are still struggling to grow up and find themselves.

Solestar coverYou're invited to join the creators of Solestar for a graphic novel signing on Saturday, June 15th, at 11:00 a.m. at Emerald Knights - Comics and Games in Burbank, CA!

Comic book creator Siike Donnelly and a number of the 70+ artists who contributed to the jam-style graphic novel, Solestar, will be in attendance at the signing.  Solestar is an original superhero story whose protagonist has only 24 hours to live.  It features artwork donated by over 70 different artists and educational information regarding brain aneurysms, the proceeds of which will go to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation. 

How to Convincingly Fake HonestyAre you in the mood for a night of comedy and magic?  Then, you will not want to miss How to Convincingly Fake Honesty, an all-new show from award-winning magic and comedy duo David and Leeman, which is now showing at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in Hollywood, CA, through June 27, 2013. 

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