The following is an interview with Vali Chandrasekaran on the release of the graphic novel, Genius Animals?. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Chandrasekaran about the inspiration behind the graphic novel, their shared creative process in working with artist Jun-Pierre Shiozawa, the impact that they hope the story may have with readers, and more!

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)!

Guts is a graphic novel and personal memoir in which writer/artist Raina Telgemeier shares what it was like to grow up with certain fears that manifested into physical pains. This story will resonate for any child (or parent with a child) who experiences anxiety in some way. Although not everyone will completely understand Telgemeier’s emetophobia (or extreme fear of vomiting), the anxiety it produced further pained her stomach, while also affecting her food choices.

The following is an interview with UK Comics Laureate Hannah Berry on the release of the third chapter of the educational comic, PLANET DIVOC-91, via WEBTOONS. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Berry about how she came to be involved in the collaborative project, her creative process in balancing the writing and illustrative duties, the impact that she hopes the story may have with readers, and more!

A worm, a mother, and a talking rosebush walk into a maze...

The following is an interview with Dani Lamia on the release of the upcoming novel, 666 Gable Way, from Level 4 Press. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Lamia about the inspiration behind the new novel, their creative process in bringing 666 Gable Way to life, the impact that they hope the story may have with readers, and more!

The following is an interview with Daniel Kraus on the release of his new novel, They Threw Us Away, from Holt. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Kraus about the inspiration behind the new novel, his creative process in bringing They Threw Us Away to life, the impact that he hopes the story may have with readers, and more!

The following is an interview with Glen Zipper (producer - Undefeated, Showbiz Kids) and Elaine Mongeon (associate producer - Magic Mike XXL, Red Oaks) on the release of their new novel, Devastation Class, from HarperCollins/Blink.  In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Zipper and Mongeon about the inspiration behind the story, their shared creative process in bringing Devastation Class to life, the impact that they hope the story may have with readers, and more!

Superman: Man of Tomorrow is the latest offering from the DC Universe Animated movies collection — of which I’m generally a big fan - and this film doesn’t disappoint. Over the years, we’ve seen almost as many depictions of the Superman origin story as we have of the Batman origin story. We practically know it by heart, beat for beat. That’s not what this movie is. Rather, it’s an exploration of who Superman is and a glimpse at the journey he took in his early years, towards becoming the Man of Tomorrow.

As the impact of the Coronavirus continues to reverberate throughout the comic book industry and our society as a whole, we at Fanbase Press would like to provide an opportunity for all comics industry professionals to join together in solidarity. On Saturday, September 19, at 10 a.m./PT, Fanbase Press will host its weekly Creator Forum: Group Discussion, an hour-long, informal discussion about the positive ways to cope with the changing comics landscape. Taking place via the Zoom platform (video and audio), the Creator Forum will be free to join and limited to the first 100 attendees to RSVP. The previous Group Discussions have been a great success, with creators, publishers, media professionals, and educators from across the comics medium discussing new and positive ideas. We hope that this discussion will provide an opportunity to re-connect with colleagues, to find new resources and information, and to build hope in collaborating with other comics creators.

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