With Thanksgiving upon us, we often find ourselves becoming more introspective, reflecting on the people and things for which we are thankful. As we at Fanbase Press celebrate fandoms, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors have chosen to honor their favorite fandoms, characters, or other elements of geekdom for which they are thankful, and how those areas of geekiness have shaped their lives and values.
Matt not only has to deal with the knowledge his technology might be killing people but learns from Pamela Wilton’s mother that her daughter had been raped by her employer. Upset over the news, both he and his bodyguard, Sean, are distracted when they are set upon by thugs and Matt is kidnapped. Sean returns to Regenerist and assembles a security team to find him. It’s a cat-and-mouse game as to whether they will be able to find him. Ava comes under scrutiny and resents it. Not surprising as she may be in love with him. With Regenerist in turmoil and Matt missing, will the company survive? And who took Matt and why? All good questions waiting to be answered.
The following is an interview with director/writer Alberto Triana, Executive Producer and actress Jackie Gerhardy, and producer/script supervisor Melissa Del Rosario regarding the release of The Last of Us: Part 2 fan film, The Hunted. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Triana, Gerhardy, and Del Rosario about their creative approach to working within The Last of Us world, their work with the cast and crew, and more!
Rebels! Imperials! X-Wings! Tie Fighters! Spies! Sith! Lighsabers! These are the things that await anyone who picks up IDW’s Star Wars Adventures #12. This issue has 2 stories - one set in the original trilogy era and one set during the Prequel/Clone Wars era.
Throughout 2020, 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 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, November 27, 2021, 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.
As I dive into my pile of Kickstarter comics once again, I was particularly interested in checking out this one, as Gwynn Tavares is the artist. (Full disclosure: Gwynn is the artist for my own graphic novels, and I adore her work. So yes, I’m biased.) Dead End Moon, a supernatural western, follows the story of Maggie Dean, a bounty hunter who hunts paranormal creatures and doesn’t much care who gets in her way - even going as far as using a wanted criminal as bait; however, Maggie suffers from a spectral infection which allows her to see ghosts and other supernatural beings, but the affliction is slowly killing her. Nevertheless, that doesn’t stop her from searching for the illusive Seventh City of Gold, where the one called The Dead Man is holed up. Why she wants to find him remains a mystery in this issue.
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)!
Baking with the kids is something I thoroughly enjoy, and despite the struggles we’ve all felt the past year and a half, this one thing has brought me a lot of joy. It’s exhausting, because I’m trying to relinquish a bit of control while not being a major helicopter parent as my kids take over with whatever baked goods we’re concocting.
“Between the Panels” is a bi-weekly interview series focusing on comic book creators of all experience levels, seeking to examine not just what each individual creates, but how they go about creating it.
Previously on Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Giles and Anya were casualties of Silas’ Lurkers. Buffy and the rest of the Scoobies were putting Operation Slayerverse into gear, while Faith learned a dark secret about her past… memories stolen from her by the Watchers’ Council experimentation.