Are there any geeky parents out there who homeschooled this past year? Well, I did. For anyone considering homeschooling next year, whether it be for uncertainty on when the vaccine might be available for kids or wanting to try something different, let me share my experience.
“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.
Whew! Boy! Holy shit! If you were waiting for Stray Dogs to go full serial killer, then this is the issue. Comic books don’t get that sort of surge of emotions out of a person unless they really, really, really nail the pacing and through that the elevation of intensity, and, well, no one wants to see anything bad happen to dogs.
If you can imagine a Kaiju story as told by David Cronenberg, you’ll get Ultramega. The very first issue taught me to expect the unexpected, and, even with that, the unexpected doesn’t seem to cover everything. While creator James Harrem certainly cares about the characters he’s writing, or at least cares about their depth and complexity, he isn’t reverent to his creations. This is a harsh, weird world with not a single character archetype to safely guide us through it. Every moment of heroic certainty is followed by one of, well, now what?!
This is the same world that Joe Golem, another Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden character, inhabits. It’s a world of witches and alternate time lines. In the case of Cojacaru the Skinner, we have witches allying with the Nazis. The first issue started us in the middle of the action, with a group of allied soldiers trying to get important information to a church without dying.
The following is an interview with PJ Manney regarding the release of the thrilling conclusion to her Philip K. Dick Award-nominated trilogy, (CON)SCIENCE. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Manney about the creative process of bringing the epic trilogy to a close, how her work as the chairperson of the board of directors of Humanity+ has inspired her creative endeavors, and more!
Ubisoft’s The Far Cry video game series has long been a staple in first-person shooters. Addictive open worlds, highly re-playable missions, and memorable villains are only some of the things that make the games great. But it’s the villains that fans usually demand to see more of. With the latest delay of Far Cry 6 and the possibility of not seeing it until September 2021, gamers are eager to get their hands on anything to pass the time.
The world-famous Magic Manor is filled with glitz, glam, magic, and mayhem – and this one-shot comic brings it all together against the backdrop of Los Angeles with a unique flair of the 1930s.