Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief

Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief


ColdwaterFor over a year, the staff of Fanboy Comics has informed its readers about exciting Kickstarter campaigns for projects that are worthy of your hard-earned money.  As supporters of independent creators of all mediums, we love doing our part to spread the word about high quality projects and talented creators.  In fact, for the very first time on the FBC website, today's edition of "The Kickstarter Report" will focus on a Kickstarter campaign that has already surpassed its fundraising goal; however, the project in question is so good, that we could not resist the opportunity to push the campaign well over its stretch goal!

Author Justin Robinson, best known for the novels Undead on Arrival, Mr. Blank, The Dollmaker, and Nerve Zero, is at it again with his latest book, Coldheart.  The new urban fantasy novella is set in San Francisco, which has been ravaged by a blizzard, while its residents live in fear of a cannibalistic killer stalking the streets and a rash of abductions targeting people seemingly at random.  Throughout this chaos, only one man has the ability to put together the pieces of the mysteries affecting the people of the city.  The catch?  The man must also fight the demons of his own mental illness, unsure if the clues that he is finding are real or figments of his imagination. 

LBCE 2013 FBC BannerDear Fanboy Comics Readers:

It's springtime once again, and with it comes the annual, one-day Long Beach Comic Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center.  Taking place on Saturday, May 11, 2013, this year's convention will bring you the latest in indie and mainstream comic books! 

Brought to you by the team behind the Long Beach Comic & Horror Convention (held each November), the LBCE may be small; however, it is packed with lots of comic books, writers, artists, and other creators.  Plus, all of your favorite LA-based indie creators will be in attendance, including Fanboy Comics!

Roadkill du JourMotorcycles, magic, vengeance, voodoo, and roadkill.  All of these things and more make up the new comic book series Roadkill du Jour by writer Kevin LaPorte (Inverse Press' Clown Town), artist Shawn Harbin (BSX22 Studios' The Dungeon Comic), and colorist Laura Guzzo (Action Lab's PrinceLess). If you like your comics dark and gritty with a splash of black magic thrown in for good meausre, then this is the series for you.   In the latest Kickstarter campaign from Inverse Press, Roadkill du Jour is a tale of motorcycle gangs in a mystic bayou world, clashing in an explosion of vengeance and voodoo.  

SlashDear Fanboy Comics Readers:

If you are an indie horror film fan, you will not want to miss the upcoming film Slash, which will begin filmining this summer in New Mexico.  Slash is a story about young people who see their friends butchered around them. They must deal with each other’s violent fantasies and face their own demons . . . or die trying!

For more information regarding the film, please see the official press release below or visit

Molly Quinn Superman UnboundMolly Quinn (Castle, Winx Club) talks with Fanboy Comics Creative Director Sam Rhodes about her voice work on DC's new animated feature, Superman: Unbound, why she values her work on both Castle and Winx Club, and what she took away from playing Kara Zor-El, a.k.a. Supergirl!






Ehmm Theory1The following is an interview with Brockton McKinney and Larkin Ford, the creative team behind Action Lab: Danger Zone's new comic book series, Ehmm Theory.  In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with McKinney and Ford about the craziness that ensues in Ehmm Theory, the scientific inspirations for the series, and their experiences in working with a creator-owned publisher.

This interview was conducted on March 28, 2013.


ernest clineDear Fanboy Comics Readers:

Is there a certain movie, comic book, TV show, video game, or book that you know backwards, forwards, and upside down with your eyes closed?  What would you do if you had the opportunity to become even closer with that one property?  Are you ready for your ultimate geek dream to come true? 

Brokechella 2013If you live in the Los Angeles area and love music and the arts, you will not want to miss Brokechella 2013, the "music fest for the rest of us," on Saturday, April 20th, from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Hothouse BruiserThe following is an interview with Joel Metzger, the creator and writer of the audio drama Hothouse Bruiser.  In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Metzger about the benefits of working with the audio drama format, the amazingly talented and experienced cast, and how fans can find more information and episodes of Hothouse Bruiser.

This interview was conducted on March 28, 2013.


Ghost Town 1The following is an interview with Dave Dwonch, Rob Ruddell, and Justin Greenwood, the creative team behind Action Lab: Danger Zone's new comic book series, Ghost Town.  In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Dwonch, Ruddell, and Greenwood about the inspiration for the new genre-bending series, the additional projects on top for the creators, and why Action Lab makes a great home for the creator-owned series.

This interview was conducted on March 26, 2013.


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