The following is an interview with Dave Elliott, creator of and contributing writer for Monster Massacre: Volume 1 from Titan Books. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Elliott about the new sci-fi/fantasy/horror anthology, the amazing talent from the comic book industry that is involved in the project, and what intrigues him most about these genres.
This interview was conducted on September 9, 2013.
True to form, Stan Lee has done it again! After successfully launching Stan Lee's Kids Universe, the multi-platform children’s book label from POW! Entertainment and 1821 Media, Lee is now releasing Dani Jones' Once Upon a Time There Was a Pig, a new and colorful picture book for kids. Once Upon a Time tells the fun tale of a little pig named Hamilton who wants to tell a story but keeps getting interrupted by a cast of eclectic animal friends.
Releasing nationwide this week in bookstores and comic shops, the book will also release digitally on the Kindle, iTunes, and Nook platforms. For more information regarding the release of Once Upon a Time There Was a Pig, please see the official press release below.
Comic book publisher Top Cow will soon be releasing Issue #115 of The Darkness, written by David Hine and with art by Jeremy Haun, and the publisher has been very generous to the Fanboy Comics staff. In advance of the Wednesday, September 18th, release date, we are now able to share a preview of Issue #115!
Comic book publisher Top Cow will soon be releasing the fifth issue of Aphrodite IX, written by Matt Hawkins and illustrated by Stjepan Šejić, and the publisher has been very generous to the Fanboy Comics staff. In advance of the Wednesday, September 18th, release date, we are now able to share a preview of Issue #5!
The following is an interview with Brett DeWall, writer and illustrator of the web comic Orky the Porky Orca. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra J. Dillon chats with DeWall about his inspiration for Orky, his preference for digital artistry, and his plans for romance and an upcoming villain in the web comic.
This interview was conducted on September 8, 2013.
The following is an interview with the comic book writer/artist team of Heather Royston and Edmund Dansart, who will be contributing their short story, "Night Terror," to the upcoming horror-themed anthology Skin Crawling Comics. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Royston and Dansart about their introduction to the horror anthology, what inspired their short story, and where you can find more of their work.
This interview was conducted on September 5, 2013.
“Normal is what people call families that aren’t theirs.” This all-too-true line comes from the new, off-beat comedy The Bells of West 87th, which presented its world premiere at the Greenway Court Theatre in Hollywood, CA, on Saturday, September 7th. The hilarious and heartfelt show follows Molly Fein, a single woman approaching 40, who is desperate to find independence from her dysfunctional parents. With an extremely talented cast and a well-written script that depicts a family life that is identifiable for most, if not all, audiences, The Bells of West 87th is a show that is not to be missed this fall.
The Fanboy Comics staff is very excited to announce that they will be attending Whedonopolis' 6th Annual Halloween Charity Event, which will take place on Saturday, October 26th, at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre in the Barnsdall Art Park of Los Angeles, CA. In association with Fandom Charities, the full-day event promises to be a hootenanny of celebrity appearances, geektastic vendors, exciting prizes and giveaways, tasty food trucks, and lots of cinematic goodness, all benefiting Journey House, a non-profit organization that assists former foster children with all aspects of adult life, including, but not limited to, continuing education, obtaining housing, and job placement.
This year's event will feature screenings of Dr. Horrible’s Sing-A-Long Blog, The Cabin in the Woods, Husbands, and the final season of The Guild. In the early afternoon, Whedonopolis will have a special screening of Serenity, separate from the evening events, with proceeds benefiting Equality Now.
The following is an interview with the comic book writer/artist team of Jeremy W. Kaufmann and Star St. Germain, who will be contributing their short story, "The Jack," to the upcoming horror-themed anthology Skin Crawling Comics. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Kaufmann and St. Germain about their introduction to the horror anthology, what inspired their short story, and where you can find more of their work.
This interview was conducted on August 28, 2013.
Broken Eye Books is a fiction publisher that makes "STRANGE fiction by STRANGE people, for STRANGE people!" Fantasy, horror, science fiction, weird fiction, they love it all! Broken Eye Books produces stories that "will linger in our thoughts long after we flip the final page, stories that will fire both our imaginations and our emotions." As the publisher continues to publish more eBooks and limited print editions of its growing list of titles, they are now in the process of raising the necessary funds to publish five new titles, and they are seeking your help through Kickstarter.