“It’s life, Jake. You can miss it if you don’t open your eyes.”
-- Captain Benjamin Sisko
Science fiction has a reputation of being the emotionless genre. An enduring fascination with stoic characters like the Vulcans, any number of robots, and the odd hive-mind alien race can leave the universe looking like a pretty gray place, emotionally speaking. Yet sci-fi writers are as human as the rest of us (Honest, we are!), and we have the same feelings. If you prick us, do we not laugh that you said, “Prick?”
*Please note that this article is an opinion-editorial.
Welcome, fellow Amazons, to another thrilling installment of Wonder Woman Wednesday. This week, we take a decidedly introspective look at Wonder Woman. Why do we love her so? What is it about the amazing Amazon that continues to inspire us 75 years after William Moulton Marston created her? What instills Wonder in our heart? Why are there legion of "Wonder Disciples?" Cult? Obsession? Religion? Let's take a look, shall we, at the Zen of Wonder Woman.
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July 25th saw the release of DC's eagerly anticipated (by ME most of all!) Digital First series, Bombshells. Based on the popular premise of transforming iconic DC heroines into their 1940s pin-up girl counterparts, the line was first introduced to us via a clever cover campaign and subsequent merchandise push. The Bombshells proved popular enough to warrant a comic series and a second wave of merchandise.
At San Diego Comic-Con 2015, writer/artist John Yuskaitis Jr. talks with Fanboy Comics' Barbra Dillon about his work on Boots and Pup, his first Comic-Con as an exhibitor, and more.
At San Diego Comic-Con 2015, Fanboy Comics' Barbra Dillon talks with actor Tahmoh Penikett (Battlestar Galactica, Dollhouse) about his work in the sci-fi genre, moderating this year's 'Behind The Music - Syfy Thrills and Chills' panel at Comic-Con, and more.
At San Diego Comic-Con 2015, Fanboy Comics' Sam Rhodes talks with actor/comedian Michael Ian Black (The State, Wet Hot American Summer) about his work on The Jim Gaffigan Show, on Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, and more.
At San Diego Comic-Con 2015, actor Khary Payton (Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts) talks with Fanboy Comics' Sam Rhodes about his work on Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem and LEGO Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom, his return to the character of Cyborg, and more.
The following is an interview with Mark Landry, writer of the upcoming comic book series, Bloodthirsty, being published by Titan Comics. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Landry about the inspiration for the series, the incredible extras that will come with the first issue, which readers will be most attracted to the series, and more!
At San Diego Comic-Con 2015, series creator E.J. De la Pena (Jingle All The Way) talks with Fanboy Comics' Bryant Dillon about his work on the original series, Nobility, reveals a special announcement regarding Comikaze Expo 2015, and more.
At San Diego Comic-Con 2015, writer Aron Steinke (Mr. Wolf, Big Plans Number Five) talks with Fanboy Comics' Barbra Dillon about his work on his new release, The Zoo Box, writing all-age books, and more.