The following is an interview with Tim Bach, writer of the comic book series, The Family Graves, from Source Point Press. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Bach about the inspiration behind the series, his creative process in working with artist Brian Atkins, what he hopes that readers will take away from the story, and more!
There’s a lot of heart in Ronin Island, and as Kanichi and Hana find their separate paths, the goals shift and change in a way that could very well put them at odds with each other. Hanichi and Hana are the same, but they have been taught that they are different. Both are fierce warriors, having just come of age, but because Hana is from a poor farmer’s family, and Kanichi is from a rich Samurai family, they are different. At least, this is what they’ve been told their entire lives, and as far as we can tell, it’s stuck.
I am in awe of Jeff Lemire. He has managed to take the heart and pulse of two very different comic book worlds and find their mutual centers. Everything is unexpected. I’m looking at characters in ways that I haven’t before, finding new ways to understand them and care about them. It is magical.
Author and independent comic book creator Russell Nohelty is returning to the scene of the crime with Ichabod Jones: Monster Hunter #5. A continuation of the series that started it all for Nohelty, Ichabod Jones: Monster Hunter #5 also sees the return of original artist Renzo Podesta. Ichabod may be dead and buried, but, like many comic creators before them, Nohelty and Podesta refuse to let their hero rest in peace.
“When will lawbreakers learn…in the 21st century – no one can escape justice!”
– Dredd, 2000 AD, prog. 3
The Duff meets Dungeons & Dragons. Clueless meets Conan. Princess Diaries meets Percy Jackson. Sword and sorcery meets high school romance. Such are the appropriate descriptors for R. Litfin’s The Lost Noble, the first book in her Chronicles of Royal High series which combines elements of high fantasy with young adult sentiments.
The following is an interview with Jim Demonakos, the convention director of LightBox Expo which will see its inaugural launch in Pasadena, CA, this weekend. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Demonakos about the inspiration behind the convention, what kinds of exhibitors, artists, and activities will be appearing at the show, how you can purchase tickets, and more!
Technology is ever-present in today’s world, so it’s difficult to determine the best ways to introduce our kids to play-based devices. It might also be challenging to find things that aren’t connected to the internet which helps to alleviate any concerns about accidentally wandering on sites or making purchases. Today, we’ll take a look at a few devices that my kids have enjoyed this year to highlight some safe low-key options that still provide a ton of fun.
The following is an interview with Kelly O’Malley (ALIDP Producer and Founder and Actress), Blake Lewis (ALIDP Board Member and Writer), and Caitlin Apparcel (director), the cast and crew behind A Light in Dark Places' fourth annual production of A Light in Dark Places: A Collection of Plays for Hope (ALIDP). In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with O'Malley, Lewis, and Apparcel about the inspiration behind the production, their efforts to raise awareness about suicide and suicide prevention, how you can purchase tickets for the show, and more!