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For decades, comics have served as a storytelling medium that tackles hot-button issues across genres and age groups. Now, comics are taking on the age of disinformation, using narratives to examine those that would use misleading info to control others. Panelists Phillip Kennedy Johnson (writer - The Last God, Superman: Worlds of War, Marvel's Alien), Desirée Proctor (co-writer - Nuclear Power), Erica Harrell (co-writer - Nuclear Power), and Dr. Stephen J.C. Andes (author/professor - Louisiana State University) and moderator Barbra Dillon (Editor-in-Chief, Fanbase Press) discuss the current and upcoming comics that are addressing the spread of false information by higher authorities head on.

In light of Marvel's first steps into the Alien franchise, Fanbase Press takes a look at the property’s evolution in the sequential art medium, from the original film's adaptation by Walt Simonson in the pages of Heavy Metal, to the many contributions from Dark Horse Comics, all the way to the current Alien title being released by Marvel Comics. Panelists Phillip Kennedy Johnson (writer - Marvel's Alien, House of El, Superman: Worlds of War), Barbara Randall Kesel (editor, Dark Horse’s Alien 3 adaptation, Aliens: Genocide, Aliens: Hive / writer - Aliens vs. Predator: Booty), and Livio Ramondelli (artist, IDW's Transformers / writer and artist - The Kill Lock) and moderator Bryant Dillon (President, Fanbase Press) will examine why the Alien franchise has thrived so voraciously in comic book shops, conventions, and other comic-centric spaces.

Moderated by Bryant Dillon (President, Fanbase Press), this panel features Dave Gibbons (writer - Batman vs. Predator / artist - Watchmen, Give Me Liberty, Superior), Steven Prince (writer - Monster Matador, unemployANT / toy line developer - Puppy in My Pocket, Power Buggz), and Matt Corrigan (co-host - The Launchpad Podcast / practical special effects artist - Frank Miller's 300, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice) will look back at one of the most iconic and well-received crossovers in the comic book medium - Batman vs. Predator - 30 years after its original release. Batman vs. Predator pitted the Dark Knight against the titular extraterrestrial hunter while enlisting some of the best comic book talent of the time, and this panel will examine the comic title's characters, themes, impact, and more!

The following is an interview with James Watson regarding the recent release of the graphic novel, Star Runner: Fallen Star. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Watson about the creative process of bringing this story to life, how the story may connect with readers, and more!

The following is an interview with Paul Constant regarding the upcoming release of the comic book series, Snelson: Comedy Is Dying, from AHOY Comics. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Constant about the shared creative process of bringing this story to life with artist Fred Harper, colorist Lee Loughridge, and letterer Rob Steen, the importance of providing a satiric look at toxic behavior in the age of internet culture, and more!

The following is an interview with artist Nicole Goux regarding the upcoming release of the graphic novel, Everyone Is Tulip, from Dark Horse Comics. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Goux about the shared creative process of bringing this story to life with co-creator Dave Baker and colorist Ellie Hall, the inspiration behind the graphic novel, the import that the story may carry for readers, and more!

The following is an interview with David Wilburn regarding the recent release of his comic book series, Plainer Jane, and its second issue. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Wilburn about his creative process in bringing the story to life, how the story may impact readers, what readers can anticipate in upcoming issues, and more!

The following is an interview with Paul J. Salamoff regarding the recent release of his comic book series, Hired Guns, from Markosia. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Salamoff about his shared creative process with artist Ana Teresa Rivera, how the story may impact readers, what readers can anticipate in upcoming issues, and more!

The following is an interview with Ricardo Sanchez regarding the upcoming release of his graphic memoir, Shy Ninja, from Humanoids this summer. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Sanchez about his shared creative process in working with daughter Adara and artist Arianna Florean in bringing the story to life, why he hopes that the story will resonate with readers, and more!

The following is an interview with Glenn Head regarding the upcoming release of his graphic memoir, Chartwell Manor, from Fantagraphics. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Head about his decision to share his own lived experiences through this book, his creative process in bringing the story to life, and more!

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