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Tabletop dayIf you live in the Los Angeles area but do not have plans to attend WonderCon in Anaheim this weekend, you're invited to join Clockwork Couture to celebrate International TableTop Day on Saturday, March 30th, from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Clockwork Couture in Burbank, CA!

According to TableTopDay.com, International TableTop Day "is a reminder to spend more time and strengthen the bonds with the people who matter most, our friends and family, by playing games together. TableTop gaming promotes many positive social and cognitive benefits like increased communication, team work, planning, and is an excellent stress relieving activity for all ages."  International TableTop Day also represents the one year anniversary of the launch of the hit show TableTop, hosted by Wil Wheaton (Star Trek, The Big Bang Theory, Leverage).

International TableTop Day is a reminder to spend more time and strengthen the bonds with the people who matter most, our friends and family, by playing games together. Tabletop gaming promotes many positive social and cognitive benefits like increased communication, team work, planning, and is an excellent stress relieving activity for all ages. - See more at: http://www.tabletopday.com/index.php/about#sthash.prlZuCEd.dpuf
International TableTop Day is a reminder to spend more time and strengthen the bonds with the people who matter most, our friends and family, by playing games together. Tabletop gaming promotes many positive social and cognitive benefits like increased communication, team work, planning, and is an excellent stress relieving activity for all ages. - See more at: http://www.tabletopday.com/index.php/about#sthash.prlZuCEd.dpuf
International TableTop Day is a reminder to spend more time and strengthen the bonds with the people who matter most, our friends and family, by playing games together. Tabletop gaming promotes many positive social and cognitive benefits like increased communication, team work, planning, and is an excellent stress relieving activity for all ages. - See more at: http://www.tabletopday.com/index.php/about#sthash.prlZuCEd.dpuf

Enders WorldWINNER ANNOUNCED BELOW


Dear Fanboy Comics Readers:

For those individuals in Geekdom who are unfamiliar with Smart Pop Books, you are missing out! Smart Pop Books is the pop culture imprint of independent publisher BenBella Books and offers a variety of engaging and thought-provoking non-fiction titles focused on the discussion and exploration of the best of pop culture TV, books, and film. They’ve tackled Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Hunger Games, Dexter, and many more.  Now, Smart Pop Books is taking on the epic, sci-fi classic Ender's Game in Ender’s World: Fresh Perspectives on the SF Classic Ender's Game. (FBC’s official review of the book is available here.)


Our friends at Smart Pop Books have generously provided us with a copy of Ender’s World: Fresh Perspectives on the SF Classic Ender's Game to share with our Formic-loving readers.

dangerzone logo finalDear Fanboy Comics Readers:

Over the past few weeks, you may have noticed that the FBC Staff and Contributors have been posting a number of comic book reviews covering Action Lab Entertainment and their imprint for mature readers, Action Lab: Danger Zone.  My colleagues and I are always happy to support independent creators and publishers, and it has been a joy to watch Action Lab and its myriad of writers and artists grow and flourish this year. 

WonderCon logoDear Fanboy Comics Readers:

The FBC staff is very excited to be exhibiting at WonderCon Anaheim next weekend, alongside a number of other talented independent creators!  Taking place from March 29-31, at the Anaheim Convention Center, the annual event is a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators, and creators of all pop culture genres.  Throughout the weekend, we will be reporting live from the convention floor, providing you with the coolest interviews, commentaries, screening details, and photos!

Fans in attendance will have a chance to stop by the Fanboy Comics booth (SP-52 in the Small Press section) to meet the creators of the graphic novels Something Animal and Identity Thief and to pick up their very own signed copies.  Attendees will also be able to purchase the official Fanboy Comics t-shirt, so that they can show their geek pride in style.

TheHobbit-BloggerWINNER ANNOUNCED BELOW!


Dear Fanboy Comics Readers:

With the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Blu-ray and DVD today, Warner Bros. has generously provided Fanboy Comics with a copy of the Blu-ray Combo Pack to give away to our loyal readers. 

J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic adventure follows the journey of Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an amazing quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and Sorcerers. 

BabylonConfidentialWINNER ANNOUNCED BELOW!


Dear Fanboy Comics Readers:

Our friends at BenBella Books have generously provided us with a copy of Babylon Confidential: A Memoir of Love, Sex, & Addiction by Claudia Christian to give away to our loyal readers. 

 

Pi DayTangent. Secant. Cosine. Sine. 3.14159. Go, Pi Day!

That's right, FBC readers!  Today is Pi Day, which is celebrated every March 14th all over the world. (March is the third month, hence the date is 3/14).  Pi is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. 

Iron Man 3Good news, aspiring inventors!  The day has come for you to become the next Tony Stark (minus the "billionaire playboy philanthropist" part . . . )!  Discovery Science Center, Broadcom Foundation, Marvel Studios, Visa Signature, and El Capitan Theatre are joining together to host the nationwide Iron Man 3: Inventor and Innovator Fair!

SuperGrammar NationalGrammarDay 01WINNER ANNOUNCED!


Dear Fanboy Comics Readers:

It's National Grammar Day!  In order to support and celebrate the importance of good grammar, the creators of 

Super Grammar (the all-ages guide to good grammar featuring fun and colorful superheroes and supervillains) have generously provided the FBC crew with a very special collection of Super Grammar posters for our readers!  For today only, fans of the exciting and educational book will have the chance to win a set of 11" x 17" posters featuring the Super Grammar Super-teams: 1) The Completion Team, 2) The Amazing Eight, 4) The Super Symbols, and 4) The Sabotage Squad (pictured below).

 

The PREVIEWS Party Podcast Logo 400FANBOY COMICS (FBC) PRESS RELEASE
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FANBOY COMICS TO LAUNCH ‘THE PREVIEWS PARTY PODCAST’



LOS ANGELES, CA – March 1, 2013 – Fanboy Comics (FBC) is proud to announce the latest addition to its podcast lineup with The PREVIEWS Party Podcast!  

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