The following is an interview with Shiai Mata, the founder of SlayerLit, which is an online discussion forum for all forms of Joss Whedon-related literature and news. In this interview, Fanboy Comics' Bryant Dillon talks with Mata about how SlayerLit began, the power of the Whedonverse fans, and whether Spike or Angel should be sacrificed in case of an apocalypse.
This interview was conducted on August 19, 2012.
The following is an interview with short story, novella, and comic book writer C.E.L. Welsh, whose credits include Harry Houdini, Hydebound, and A.I. Trigger, as well as the upcoming novel, Clutch. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Contributor Kristine Chester talks with Welsh about his first foray into the novel format, how Mad Max and Conan influenced his work, and how you can help with the Kickstarter campaign for Clutch.
This interview was conducted on August 23, 2012.
At San Diego Comic-Con 2012, Fanboy Comics President Bryant Dillon interviews Leah Wilson and James Lowder about the awesome, new Smart Pop Book, Beyond the Wall, which cracks open the world of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series. They also talk about what Smart Pop Books is, why they're guaranteed to have a book for you, and, when winter comes, the house with which they will align themselves.
At San Diego Comic-Con 2012, Fanboy Comics Senior Contributor Ben Rhodes caught up with the nerdtastic Ernie Cline, marking the end of Cline's book tour and the paperback release of his NY Times Bestseller, Ready Player One! In this interview, Cline gives us hints on his Ready Player One Delorean contest, discusses the audio book (narrated by Wil Wheaton), and talks about why he likes Comic-Con!
At San Diego Comic-Con 2012, Harrison Cheung, Christian Bale's former personal assistant, talks with Fanboy Comics President Bryant Dillon about his new unofficial biography of the child star turned acting powerhouse. Focusing on his turn as "the darkest Batman," the biography chronicles the ups and downs of the Hollywood legend.
At San Diego Comic-Con 2012, Dr. Travis Langley talks with Fanboy Comics Creative Director Sam Rhodes about his book, Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight. Dr. Langley also shares which other superheroes he wants to see on his couch, his predictions for the upcoming film, The Dark Knight Rises, and how Batman has his own unique super power.
The following is an interview with E.J. Dabel, author of Albino and Pantheons and the President and co-owner of Dabel Brothers Productions, a publishing company specializing in comics and graphic novels. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon talks with Dabel about his inspiration for writing in the fantasy genre and the benefits of self-publishing.
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Actor/Author Mike Pingel (www.mikepingel.com) talks with FBC Creative Director Sam Rhodes about his newest book, Channel Surfing: Wonder Woman, the preeminent fan guide to the 1970s TV show starring Lynda Carter. A '70s TV aficionado, Pingel also gives us the skinny on Charlie's Angels, The Brady Bunch, and why that era of television is the best ever.
The following is an interview with science fiction/fantasy writer Mark Teppo, whose recent interactive fiction project, The Mongoliad, joined a number of powerhouse authors including Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, and E.D. deBirmingham. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Senior Contributor Ben Rhodes talks with Teppo about the writing process for The Mongoliad, sword fighting via laptop, and the upcoming plans for further Mongoliad stories.
This interview was conducted on April 19, 2012.
The following is an interview with New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Richard A. Knaak, who is the author of Dragon Mound, the first installment of his Knight in Shadow trilogy. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon talks with Knaak about his plans for the science faction/fantasy trilogy, his previous work with World of Warcraft, and why the John Carter series inspired his own writing.
Dragon Mound is available for purchase online and can be found here!