“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.

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, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with award-winning TV writer/producer Peter Murrieta (Wizards of Waverly Place, One Day at a Time, Greetings from Tuscon, Mr. Iglesias) regarding his path towards writing and producing for television, his incredible dedication to creating new pathways for Latinx creators in Hollywood both in front of and behind the camera, his advice for aspiring creators, and more.

Jalisco is an uplifting story of a young girl taking tragedy and rebuilding herself into someone who is not merely a victim.  When a young girl’s mother disappears during a family outing, she discovers that no one, not even the police, care enough or are brave enough to help her.  Fortunately, a group of female vigilantes (or Adelitas) find Jalisco and help her to transform the gift of beautiful, traditional dance into a powerful form of attack and self-defense.

The Faceless Men attack! They emerge from the shadows, ambushing and capturing humans from both sides of the Oblivion breach. No one knows what they are, or what they want, but the Cole brothers are determined to stop them. Robert Kirkman and Lorenzo De Felici's gripping, new storyline begins in Oblivion Song: Volume 3.

First things first: Congratulations are called for, as this series has been promoted to an ongoing series due to overwhelming fan support. That’s super exciting, as I think that this series has some really interesting places to go.

Quick recap from the last issue: Mal and Boss Moon have a begrudging truce going on. Meanwhile, the rest of the Serenity crew is fractured, with each group trying to get their captain back. In her attempt to get Mal back, Zoe may have inadvertently started a second Unification War…

The Weatherman is one of those stories you buckle up into and let it take you wherever it wants to go. It is so much fun. Essentially, the terrorist who killed billions of people on planet Earth wiped his memory and became a goofball weatherman, Nathan Bright. Now, Amanda Cross is trying to get his memory back, with a crew of some pretty tough customers, so she can stop another terrorist attack that might wipe out the rest of humanity.

As we move farther from the end of Critical Role's first campaign which ended after 115 glorious episodes, we also move farther away from the time between the start of the show's streaming episodes and the time spent by the cast prior to becoming a full-fledged phenomenon. During that time, the group met, began their journey as an adventuring party, and had their own share of dangerous antics.

For the moment, this seems to be the end of the main story arc to Black Hammer, Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s love letter to superhero tropes and mythologies. (Although, with Black Hammer / Justice League and another Black Hammer mini-series promised for the end of the year, there will be plenty more to come!) In this love letter, they stripped away the “super” from our heroes, and we watched as some embraced being normal, while in others the trauma of not being who they were meant to be played out.

Killswitch is the all-new and exciting cyberpunk series by Jefferey and Susan Bridges from Action Lab: Danger Zone. Issue one introduces us to a future where Augurs, powerful telepaths, are feared and persecuted but brutally used for their powers. Major Regula, a woman who turned in her own brother for being an Augur and is revered by the masses, becomes disillusioned by what she sees and puts her career and life on the line to help the captive Auguers to escape from their confinement.

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