Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief

Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief

 

The following is an interview with Jerry Bennett and Charles J. Martin regarding the recent return of the comic book series, Glamorella's Daughter, through Literati Press Comics & Novels. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Bennett and Martin about their shared creative process in returning to the story's world and characters, what they hope that readers will take away from the story, and more!

Earlier this year, Eisner Award-nominated publisher Fanbase Press launched its first foray into Graphic Medicine with Ripple Effects, a five-issue comic book series which explores life as a superhero with an invisible illness.  The series was inspired by creator Jordan Hart's lived experience with an invisible and incurable blood-clotting disease called thrombophilia.  As October 13th is World Thrombosis Day, Hart and the team at Fanbase Press wish to join physicians, educators, advocates, patients, and their loved ones in raising awareness for thrombosis, including its causes, risk factors, signs/symptoms, and evidence-based prevention and treatment. 

The following is an interview with writer/producer Sara Kenney (Creative Director at Wowbagger Productions) regarding the recent release of the collected print edition of PLANET DIVOC-91, the international COVID-19-inspired webcomic which caught the attention of leading scientists and policy makers. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Kenney about her experience throughout the creative life cycle of the project, how the profits from the sale of the book will be donated, and more!

The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to be exhibiting at the 2022 East End Art and Comics Takeover, alongside a number of other talented independent creators! Taking place on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at the dA Center for the Arts in Pomona, CA, the event is a celebration of comic books that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators, and creators and is FREE and open to the public. We will be meeting readers at the Fanbase Press booth, where you can purchase all of our comics and graphic novels, including ADVANCE copies of the graphic medicine series, Ripple Effects!

The following is an interview with Mike Davenport, Creative Director of the Marvel Universe Online fan project. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Davenport about the genesis behind and inspiration for the fan project, what he hopes that users will take away from the experience, and more!

Throughout 2020 and 2021, Fanbase Press' weekly Creator Forums provided comics industry professionals with an opportunity to discuss ways to cope with the changing comics landscape in light of the Coronavirus. As a new year begins and the impact of COVID-19 continues, it is not lost on us that comic book conventions - and the opportunity to connect with industry colleagues personally and professionally - will not take place in the same manner for the foreseeable future. To provide further opportunities to connect with industry creators, publishers, media, retailers, and educators during our collective quarantine, Fanbase Press will be hosting its next Comics & Coffee virtual meetup on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at 10 a.m./PT (1 p.m./EST). Fanbase Press' Comics & Coffee is a FREE hour-long Zoom session taking place every Saturday, welcoming new and experienced comics pros to a virtual meetup that aims to fill the convention-less void with networking opportunities, sharing creative successes and failures, and troubleshooting ways to navigate the industry in the weeks and months to come.

When Fanbase Press is not providing you with the latest in geek news and entertainment, the Fanbase Press staff hopes to offer our readers myriad opportunities to give back to the community. We love reading comics, watching movies, and playing video games, but we are never happier than when we are able to help others in need. With Geeks Care: How You Can Help, Fanbase Press will provide you a variety of causes that would greatly appreciate your time.

Here at Fanbase Press, we strive to provide an outlet for up-and-coming creators to promote and showcase their incredible works. With thousands of creators utilizing crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to make those works a reality, we will highlight these talented creators and their noteworthy campaigns through #CrowfundingFridays! We hope that you will join us in giving these projects a moment of your time (and possibly your support)!

The following is an interview with Austin Shane Wellner regarding the recent release of the comic book series, Without Rhyme or Reason. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Wellner about his creative process in bringing the story to life, what he hopes that readers will take away from the story, and more!

The following is an interview with Clover Press publisher Hank Kanalz regarding the company's upcoming slate of releases for the remainder of 2022, including a hardcover release for Popeye Variations which is now on Kickstarter.  In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Kanalz about the star-studded lineup of creators involved with Popeye Variations, the upcoming Kickstarter campaign for Ricardo Delgado’s Dracula artbook, and more!

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