• Fanbase Feature: 20th Anniversary Retrospective on ‘Shadow of the Vampire’ (1999)
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    As a special feature of The Fanbase Weekly podcast, the Fanbase Feature focuses on and celebrates a specific element of geek culture. In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and special guest...
  • ‘Once & Future #6:’ Advance Comic Book Review
    Wenxian Tan, Fanbase Press Contributor
    Quick recap: In order to assume the role of the Fisher King so that Duncan could pass over and retrieve the Holy Grail, Bridgette shot herself. Having prevented Galahad from procuring the Grail, Dunca...
  • ‘Firefly #13:’ Advance Comic Book Review
    Wenxian Tan, Fanbase Press Contributor
    After the Second Unification War, Mal was assigned to bring in his Ma in return for his freedom. (See The Outlaw Ma Reynolds.) Through some crafty finagling, Mal came out a winner. The prize: Mal is a...
  • ‘Folklords #3:’ Advance Comic Book Review
    Phillip Kelly, Fanbase Press Contributor
    Folktales are important. They teach us about the many faces of good and evil. They teach us about ourselves and the foibles of humanity. They are cautionary. They pique the darkest recesses of our ima...
  • ‘Road of Bones:’ Advance Trade Paperback Review
    L. N. Conliff, Fanbase Press Contributor
    Horror is a genre that needs to be broken down into more apt sub-genres to be truly understood. From the slasher to the psychological horror, it's a genre with countless deviations. But, then again, s...
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Fanbase Feature: 20th Anniversary Retrospective on ‘Shadow of the Vampire’ (1999)
Administrator 22 January 2020
As a special feature of The Fanbase Weekly podcast, the Fanbase Feature focuses on and celebrates a specific element of geek culture. In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and special guest...
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‘Family Tree #3:’ Comic Book Review
Christian Castillo, Fanbase Press Contributor 22 January 2020
Where the first issue of Family Tree from Jeff Lemier and Phil Hester planted an intriguing and otherworldly story and sprouted branches of interesting story ideas, the third issue has taken root to...
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‘Once & Future #6:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Wenxian Tan, Fanbase Press Contributor 21 January 2020
Quick recap: In order to assume the role of the Fisher King so that Duncan could pass over and retrieve the Holy Grail, Bridgette shot herself. Having prevented Galahad from procuring the Grail, Dunca...
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‘Firefly #13:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Wenxian Tan, Fanbase Press Contributor 21 January 2020
After the Second Unification War, Mal was assigned to bring in his Ma in return for his freedom. (See The Outlaw Ma Reynolds.) Through some crafty finagling, Mal came out a winner. The prize: Mal is a...
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‘Folklords #3:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Phillip Kelly, Fanbase Press Contributor 21 January 2020
Folktales are important. They teach us about the many faces of good and evil. They teach us about ourselves and the foibles of humanity. They are cautionary. They pique the darkest recesses of our ima...
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‘Road of Bones:’ Advance Trade Paperback Review
L. N. Conliff, Fanbase Press Contributor 21 January 2020
Horror is a genre that needs to be broken down into more apt sub-genres to be truly understood. From the slasher to the psychological horror, it's a genre with countless deviations. But, then again, s...
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‘Stranger Things: Zombie Boys’ - Advance Trade Paperback Review
L. N. Conliff, Fanbase Press Contributor 20 January 2020
I’ve really been dragging my feet on Stranger Things lately. It took me longer than I’d like to admit to get around to watching season 3, and I’ve utterly failed to keep up to date on the latest...
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‘Ether: The Disappearance of Violet Bell #5’ - Advance Comic Book Review
Phillip Kelly, Fanbase Press Contributor 20 January 2020
I’ve spent a lot of time recently thinking about my favorite fictional universes - about what science fiction specifically means to me. It might be because the Skywalker saga came to an end, and tha...
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Fanbase Press Interviews Charlie N. Holmberg on the Novel, ‘The Will and the Wilds’
Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief 17 January 2020
The following is an interview with author Charlie N. Holmberg regarding the release of her latest book. The Will and the Wilds. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats wit...
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‘Magic: The Gathering - Chandra, Volume 1’ - Trade Paperback Review
L. N. Conliff, Fanbase Press Contributor 17 January 2020
I've spent a lifetime skittering along the edges of the Magic: The Gathering franchise. Just about everyone I known has carried a deck with them at one time or another, and I’ve dabbled with the lor...
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‘The Fuhrer and the Tramp:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Steven W. Alloway, Fanbase Press Contributor 17 January 2020
There are times in this life when what you really need is to see classic movie stars fighting Nazis in the Golden Age of Hollywood. During those times, The Fuhrer and the Tramp is there for you. And i...
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#CrowdfundingFridays: ‘Duplicant #1-2’
Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief 17 January 2020
Here at Fanbase Press, we strive to provide an outlet for up-and-coming creators to promote and showcase their incredible works. With thousands of creators utilizing crowdfunding platforms like Kickst...
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Geeky Parent Guide: Keeping the Focus on Women in the Entertainment Industry in 2020 and Beyond
S.T. Lakata, Fanbase Press Senior Contributor 16 January 2020
As we start 2020, another year and a new decade, the Geeky Parent Guide wants to dive into an important discussion that needs to continue gaining ground. We want to enhance all women in the entertainm...
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Tread Perilously - ‘Scandal: Say Hello to My Little Friend’
Administrator 16 January 2020
Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the serie...
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Between the Panels: Artist Liana Kangas on Convention Joys, Working with Friends, and (Sort of) Looking up to Chip Zdarsky
Kevin Sharp, Fanbase Press Contributor 15 January 2020
“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 creat...
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‘Hellmouth #4:’ Comic Book Review
Wenxian Tan, Fanbase Press Contributor 15 January 2020
Previously on… Hellmouth #3: After a brief separation, Buffy and Angel are reunited. While the two may not necessarily have gotten off on the right foot, it’s safe to say that Buffy is not thrille...
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Long Beach Comic Expo 2020: ‘Quince,’ ‘Nuclear Power,’ ‘The Empire Strikes Back,’ Baby Yoda, and More!
Bryant Dillon, Fanbase Press President 15 January 2020
Fanbase Press kicked of its 10th year of publishing by exhibiting at Long Beach Comic Expo, alongside a number of other talented independent creators, this past weekend (Saturday, January 11, and Sund...
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‘Undiscovered Country #3:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Russ Pirozek, Fanbase Press Contributor 14 January 2020
America is widely considered an odd place to live, especially to those who don't live within its borders. Undiscovered Country ups the ante with a speculative, future version of the United States that...
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‘Ronin Island #9:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Phillip Kelly, Fanbase Press Contributor 14 January 2020
Oof, wow. Issue 9 of Grek Pak and Giannis Milonogiannis’ Ronin Island is particularly heartbreaking. They begin the issue with a flashback, reminding us of Hana’s background. She’s the daughter...
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‘Hellboy Winter Special 2019:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Phillip Kelly, Fanbase Press Contributor 14 January 2020
The Winter Solstice has come and gone, but Hellboy and his friends are bringing their Winter Special to us in the New Year. I’ll take any new tidbits to the Hellboy mythology whenever I can get it.
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‘Stories Matter:’ An Open Invitation to Join Fanbase Press’ 10th Anniversary Initiative
Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief 14 January 2020
To Our Fanbase Press Readers, Listeners, Colleagues, and Friends:
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‘Tales from Harrow County #2:’ Advance Comic Book Review
Phillip Kelly, Fanbase Press Contributor 13 January 2020
Several years after Emmy left Harrow County, her dearest friend Bernice Anderson had been left as a protector, making sure that the local haints (weird creatures that haunt the local forest) are all i...
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‘Skulldigger and Skeleton Boy #2: From the World of Black Hammer’ - Advance Comic Book Review
Phillip Kelly, Fanbase Press Contributor 13 January 2020
For Jeff Lemire, the world of Black Hammer is an open canvas. He wants to write a Punisher comic but doesn’t want to work for Marvel? So, he writes Skulldigger and Skeleton Boy. With his spin-off se...
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Fanbase Press Launches 10th Anniversary Celebration with Upcoming Release of ‘Quince: The Definitive Bilingual Edition’ and More
Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief 13 January 2020
In 2010, Fanbase Press was founded with the mission to produce new and distinctive works, as well as daily reviews, interviews, and podcasts, that span the pop culture spectrum and give voice to the t...
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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 138: ‘Doom Patrol - Puppet Patrol’
Administrator 10 January 2020
The Arkham Sessions, hosted by Dr. Andrea Letamendi and Brian Ward, is a weekly podcast dedicated to the psychological analysis of pop culture, including Batman: The Animated Series and Doom Patrol. N...
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‘Groupers:’ Movie Review
Jodi Scaife, Fanbase Press Social Media Strategist 10 January 2020
The main premise of Anderson Cowan’s debut feature film, Groupers, sounds simple: Psychology grad student Meg kidnaps two barhopping young men (Brad and Dylan) to use as subjects for her thesis expe...
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Paul and Corey Cross the Streams: Season 2, Episode 1 [New Year, ‘New’ in the Title - ‘Gremlins 2: The New Batch’ (1990)]
Administrator 09 January 2020
Paul and Corey Cross the Streams is a bi-monthly podcast in which hosts Paul Pakler and Corey Pepper watch and review streaming content - so you don't have to!
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‘Firefly: The Outlaw Ma Reynolds #1’ - Comic Book Review
Wenxian Tan, Fanbase Press Contributor 09 January 2020
This jumbo-sized issue picks up immediately after Firefly #12. The Second Unification War is over with minimal casualties on both sides, thanks to Mal and his crew. Ma Reynolds is still at large, and...
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Tread Perilously - ‘Private Practice: The Next Episode’
Administrator 09 January 2020
Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the serie...
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Between the Panels: Writer Ram V on Originality, Changing Career Paths, and Good Convention Encounters
Kevin Sharp, Fanbase Press Contributor 08 January 2020
“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 creat...
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