LOS ANGELES, CA – November 14, 2016 – Fanbase Press is honored to announce that it will publish the eighth and final (oversized!) issue of the creator-owned series, Penguins vs. Possums, on Monday, December 12, 2016. In addition, the climactic end to the age-old battle brings with it several exciting surprises, including two coloring book cover variants, the second printing of Penguins vs. Possums #6, and an out-of-this-world holiday deal that will be PVPerfect for the comic book lover on your holiday gift list!
In support of Small Business Saturday, Fanbase Press is honored to announce that the release party and signing for Yehudi Mercado's (Pantalones, TX, Rocket Salvage) upcoming all-ages graphic novel, Hero Hotel, will take place at The Perky Nerd in Burbank, CA, on Saturday, November 26, 2016, from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. All are invited to spend one of the busiest shopping days of the year at The Perky Nerd for the "Be a Hero for Small Business Saturday" event, which will include a full day of superhero games and activities, superhero cosplayers and a photo booth, great deals on comics and Funko POP! figures, and the celebration for the release of Hero Hotel with Mercado and other guest creators on hand to sign copies of the book!
The goblins and ghouls at Fanbase Press would like to wish you and yours a Happy Halloween! Today is a day to showcase our cosplay love, carve pumpkins, eat far too much candy, draw Pagan symbols on the floor and then accidentally spray human blood on them, thereby unleashing Gachnar who terrorizes the students of UC Sunnydale . . . I mean . . . you know, the regular Halloween things that you do . . .
Fanbase Press is overjoyed to announce the newest addition to its publishing slate with Quince, a 15-issue, bilingual, creator-owned digital comic book series that follows a year in the life of Lupe, a 15-year-old girl who discovers that her quinceañera brings with it a super cool party . . . and superpowers. Emphasizing diversity, family, and female empowerment, Quince’s creative team includes sisters Kit Steinkellner (writer - Z: The Beginning of Everything) and Emma Steinkellner (artist - Pow Slam Sparkle) and creator Sebastian Kadlecik (Penguins vs. Possums).
Are you ready to get into the Halloween spirit?! The Perky Nerd, an amazing comic book shop and pop culture emporium in Burbank, CA, invites you to attend their Halloween Art Show TONIGHT from 8-10 p.m.! Attendees will have lots of frightfully fun activities to enjoy, including pumpkin carving, live (spooky) storytelling by Josh Hickman, in-person drawings by Patrick Ballesteros, Halloween-inspired artwork by TONS of talented creators, and a raffle that will benefit their upcoming Veterans Fundraiser Event (in conjunction with the Bob Brinker Memorial Veterans Foundation which will take place on November 19th)!
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to be exhibiting at the recently rebranded Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con again this year, along with a host of other talented independent creators! Taking place from October 28-30, 2016, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles Comic Con is LA's largest pop culture convention.
Blastoff Comics, the top-of-the-line comic book shop in North Hollywood, CA, invites you to attend the premiere signing event of New York Times best-selling author Gregg Hurwitz's new book, The Rains! Get into the Halloween spirit with Hurwitz's first YA horro novel and join this exciting event at Blastoff Comics on Friday, October 21, 2016, at 7 p.m.!
The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to return to ArtNight Pasadena on Friday, October 21, 2016, from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at the Pasadena Public Library! ArtNight is a citywide arts festival in Pasadena, CA, held twice per year, highlighting music, dance, and all forms of visual arts, including comic books.
After several stellar music videos from composer/pianist Sonya Belousova and director/producer Tom Grey, the award-winning musical duo (otherwise known as Player:Piano) announced at New York Comic Con today that they have teamed up with Crystal Dynamics for an epic, new Tomb Raider-inspired music video. The release is in celebration and honor of Rise of the Tomb Raider, the 20-Year Celebration Anniversary of the iconic Tomb Raider franchise. Be sure to check out the new music video below, and find out more information on Player:Piano by subscribing to the group's YouTube channel.
The Staff of Fanbase Press would like to wish you and yours a Happy Techie Day! Take a moment to appreciate your resident techie friend and thank them for their efforts. Techie is a term, derivative of the word technology, for a person who displays a great, sometimes even obsessive, interest in technology, high-tech devices, and particularly computers. These fun-loving technology enthusiasts range from computer technicians to electrical engineers. No matter the trade, anyone who has a highly skilled technical job deserves to basque in you support.