While this will be a very different year than normal, the Fanbase Press staff is very excited about the virtual celebration of San Diego Comic-Con 2020 in for the form of Comic-Con@Home! Our team is excited to be offering select panel coverage, our annual coverage of the 2020 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, and more to our readers this year. Below is a complete breakdown of all of Fanbase Press’ San Diego Comic-Con 2020/Comic-Con@Home coverage. We’ll be updating this though out this week and next week as we post additional panel coverage and other content, so be sure to stop back often to see what’s new!
Fanbase Press’ Comic-Con@Home Panel Coverage
As mentioned previously, Fanbase Press’ staff and contributors will be covering the Comic-Con@Home panels throughout the weekend. Links to our specific coverage will be posted below as they become available. Additionally, if you’re interested in checking out some of the Comic-Con@Home panels yourself, visit the official landing page at this link.
Coverage of Panels from Wednesday, July 22
GeekEd: College and the Nerd Mind – Panel Coverage
Teaching and Learning with Comics – Panel Coverage
The League of Extraordinary Scientists and Engineers (More Science in Your Science Fiction) – Panel Coverage
Star Trek Universe Virtual Panel – Panel Coverage
The Psychology of Star Trek vs. Star Wars – Panel Coverage
The Mandalorian and His Many Gadgets – Panel Coverage
Amazon Prime Upload – Panel Coverage
Harryhausen100: Into the Ray Harryhausen Archive – Panel Coverage
Back to the Moon and Beyond with NASA – Panel Coverage
An Evening with Kevin Smith – Panel Coverage
Puppets! Fantasy! Musicals! – Exploring Big Adventures on a Small Scale – Panel Coverage
GeekEd: HBO’s Watchmen and the Cruelty of Masks
Your Geeky Parent Guide to Comic-Con@Home
This year, Travis Lakata of Fanbase Press’ Geeky Parent Guide is taking a look at some of the events you and your kids can look forward to with our very own Geeky Parent Guide to San Diego Comic-Con 2020. SDCC is a fantastic opportunity to get amazing announcements for upcoming TV shows, movie trailers, and the many creations from the comic book world. It’s also a great way for parents to lean into what their kids are interested in.
As a warning, the toughest part about SDCC 2020 will be deciding which panels to check out!
Your Geeky Parent Guide To San Diego Comic-Con 2020: Wednesday & Thursday
Your Geeky Parent Guide To San Diego Comic-Con 2020: Friday
Your Geeky Parent Guide To San Diego Comic-Con 2020: Saturday
Your Geeky Parent Guide To San Diego Comic-Con 2020: Sunday
Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Coverage
Fanbase Press makes it an annual event to cover the lead-up and award ceremony for the Eisner Awards given their positive impact, their importance to the comic book industry, and Fanbase Press’ own mission to “Celebrate Fandoms.”
Countdown to the Eisners – 2020
Fanbase Press’ annual “Countdown to the Eisners” series is a huge part of our coverage of the 2020 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards and seeks to familiarize the public with that current year’s nominations. Highlighting each of the Eisner Awards’ 31 nomination categories, the “Countdown to the Eisners” featured series provides comic book industry members and readers alike with the opportunity to learn more about the nominees and their work.
– Introductory article by Fanbase Press President Bryant Dillon
– Best Short Story and Best Single Issue/One-Shot
– Best Continuing Series and Best Limited Series
– Best Anthology and Best Reality-Based Work
– Best Writer and Best Writer/Artist
– Best Graphic Album – New and Best Graphic Album – Reprint
– Best New Series and Best Humor Publication
– Best Adaptation from Another Medium and Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism
– Best Penciller/Inker (Team) and Best Painter/Digital Artist
– Best Publication for Early Readers and Best Publication for Kids
– Best Archival Collection/Project – Strips and Best Archival Collection/Project – Comic Books
– Best US Edition of Int’l Material and Best US Edition of Int’l Material – Asia
– Best Cover Artist and Best Publication Design
– Best Publication for Teens
– Best Comics-Related Book and Best Academic-Scholarly Work
– Best Digital Comic and Best Webcomic
– Best Coloring and Best Lettering
32nd Annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Ceremony – Live Tweet Coverage
Described by many as the “Oscars” of the comics industry, the Eisner Awards honor comics creators and their works in 31 categories. This virtual version of the ceremony will be hosted by Phil LaMarr (Samurai Jack, Superman: Red Son, Justice League). Additionally, Sergio Aragonés (Groo the Wanderer, MAD Magazine) will announce this year’s Eisner Hall of Fame inductees and Ruth Clampett (Encore, Unforgiven) will present the 2020 Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award recipients.
We hope you will join us for Comic-Con@Home on Friday, July 24, at 7 p.m./PST, to watch the new online version of the Eisner Awards (which will broadcast via this link). Be sure to follow Fanbase Press’ Facebook page and Twitter account (@Fanbase_Press), with the hashtag #FPSDCC to stay up to date on our SDCC and Eisner Awards updates, including a live-tweet of this virtual version of the 32nd Annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards ceremony.