As I plow through the list of the 2020 Nebula Winners, I was very happy to see that Cat Rambo had won for Carpe Glitter. I hadn’t read it yet, but I had met her at the Nebula Conference last year and had taken a couple of her online courses, which I recommend. Carpe Glitter was the winner of the novelette category, and now that I’ve read it, I understand why.
As part of San Diego Comic-Con's virtual Comic-Con@Home experience this year, I watched the GeekEd: College and the Nerd Mind panel which aired on Wednesday, July 22, at 5 p.m./PST via the convention's YouTube channel. For those unfamiliar, GeekEd is a group of education professionals who want to explore the intersection of education and popular culture. The panel featured educators and mental health professionals sharing how they have applied their passion for fandom and the lessons they've learned from superhero stories to develop new best practices in their service to students, especially during these challenging times with the impact of COVID-19.
The following is an interview with Moni Barrette regarding the launch of the new non-profit organization, Creators, Assemble! In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Barrette about the genesis behind the organization, the various initiatives that the organization is offering to aspiring writers, artists, and editors, and more!
The following is an interview with Filip Stanković regarding the fifth anniversary of the webcomic, Ibrahim Coyle. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Stanković about the inspiration behind the project, his shared creative process in working with Nikola Pavlović Sova, and more!
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!
The following is an interview with Matt Knowles and Steph Cannon regarding the recent launch of their Kickstarter campaign for Tales from Nocturnia from Insymmetry Creations. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Knowles and Cannon about the inspiration behind the project, their shared creative process in bringing the final installment of the series to life, the great backer rewards available for supporters, and more!
Years ago, our adventuring party were kids trapped in a fantasy world after playing a game with their friends. They escaped, only to have to return as adults as part of a rescue mission. During their second stint, things have been a bit up and down for our heroes, with the party split and each doing something equally dangerous. With one side of the party ruling the land of Angria and the rest traveling to help one of their own, the world of Die has gotten more dangerous, as well as more complex.
Neha gets her first taste of life at the academy when Imogen brings her to Tempest, the home of the Sisterhood. Neha's lifelong adventure of grudge-settling, assassinations, and revenge begins! At least, according to the official academy literature. Writer Jonathan Hickman and artist Mike Huddleston bring their main characters across the first major threshold in Decorum #3.
The final day of San Diego Comic-Con 2020 will still have plenty of opportunities for parents and kiddos to jump into some fun exploration of storytelling. As with any story, and why #StoriesMatter, each medium presents an opportunity for everyone to connect with characters in a way that leads to something quite profound. Whether it be following a character from beginning to end in a long series, developing emotional bonds, or creating something unique like a spinoff story or cosplay outfit, stories have the ability to leave a lasting mark.
Previously, on Angel + Spike: While Angel struggled to find a way to stop the “Feeder,” Fred was tempted by promised power to put an end to their troubles. Meanwhile, it would seem that Kate Lockley has a deeper connection to Angel than meets the eye.