At San Diego Comic-Con 2013, FBC's Sam Rhodes chats with actor Cary Elwes (Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, The Princess Bride) about preparation for playing Aquaman, the violence present in Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, and more.

 

At San Diego Comic-Con 2013, FBC's Sam Rhodes chats with actor Sam Daly (Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox) about his playing the same character as his father, the physicality used in voice-over acting, and more.

 

With the media blitz surrounding the return of Mother Monster after her agonizing six-month absence from the public eye, recuperating from a broken hip (Granny Gaga?), I simply had to weigh in with my two cents. Although quite a Gaga fan, I hardly consider myself one of her "Little Monsters" and see myself more as one of her peers. A bold statement? I'll explain.

At San Diego Comic-Con 2013, FBC's Sam Rhodes chats with actor C. Thomas Howell (Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, The Amazing Spider-Man) about his approach to playing the villainous Professor Zoom and more.

 

At San Diego Comic-Con 2013, Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica, Caprica) discusses his new show, Helix, whether he would ever travel to Mars, and more.

 

I didn't realize Dynamite was rebooting Red Sonja under the helm of fan favorite writer Gail Simone until the week it came out. Simone is such a fan favorite, in fact, DC cracked under fan pressure to re-hire her after unceremoniously dumping Simone from writing duties on Batgirl.

Simone is known for her compelling stories and witty dialogue, having cut her teeth on Marvel's Deadpool and developed quite a following with DC's Birds of Prey, following creator Chuck Dixon in its pre-New 52 hullabaloo. Having worked on heavy hitters like Wonder Woman and Secret Six, Gail has earned her stripes and is well liked amongst fans and peers alike. Most associated with Barbara Gordon in her Oracle and Batgirl incarnations, it seemed fitting that Dynamite turned to Simone to breathe new life into another well known, red-headed heroine for a make-over/reboot. (Ironic, little-known fact: Gail herself is a beautician.) A fan turned pro, Gail quickly proved she was just as good with a pen as she was with a curling iron, rising quickly amongst the writers of a male-dominated field.

The following is an interview with Samit Basu, writer of the new superhero novel, Turbulence, and one of India's most talented young writers, with an impressive profile in comics, Young Adult fiction, and science fiction/fantasy.  In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Basu about his inspiration for the superhero story, the possibility of adapting the book into a graphic novel, and his upcoming projects.

This interview was conducted on July 25, 2013.

Welcome to Week 2 of Project Wonder Woman. The fantasy Project Runway/Wonder Woman mash-up. I am obsessed with Wonder Woman, and I can't miss an episode of Heidi Kluhm's hit Lifetime series, Project Runway.

At San Diego Comic-Con 2013, FBC's Barbra Dillon talks with author Peter Stenson (Fiend) about his new zombie novel, his preference between fast-moving and slow-moving members of the walking dead, and more.

 

At San Diego Comic-Con 2013, FBC's Sam Rhodes talks with Andrea Romano (Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox) about casting Sam Daly, her secret desire to cast Alex Trebek, and more.

 

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