Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief

Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief

 

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 Kickstarter and Indiegogo to make those works a reality, we will highlight these talented creators and their noteworthy campaigns through #CrowfundingFridays! We hope that you will join us in giving these projects a moment of your time (and possibly your support)!

Plough Publishing Press recently released the genre-bending poetry comics anthology, Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry, by cartoonist Julian Peters, coinciding with National Poetry Month in April.  (Fanbase Press' interview with Peters may be found here.)  The publisher has been very generous to the Fanbase Press staff, as we are now able to share an exclusive excerpt from the book!

The following is an interview with Darren Coyle regarding the recent release of his film, Chasing Sunshine. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Coyle about the inspiration behind this project, his creative process in working with the cast and crew to bring the story to life, the impact that the film may have with readers, and more!

The following is an interview with Julian Peters regarding the recent release of his genre-bending book, Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry, from Plough Publishing Press. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Peters about the inspiration behind this ambitious endeavor, his creative process in adapting poetry to a visual medium, the impact that the anthology may have with readers, and more!

As the impact of the Coronavirus continues to reverberate throughout the comic book industry and our society as a whole, we at Fanbase Press would like to provide an opportunity for all comics industry professionals to join together in solidarity. On Saturday, April 4, at 11 a.m./PST, Fanbase Press will host its weekly Creator Forum: Group Discussion, an hour-long, informal discussion about the positive ways to cope with the changing comics landscape. Taking place via the Zoom platform (video and audio), the Creator Forum will be free to join and limited to the first 100 attendees to RSVP. The first Group Discussion on March 28th was a great success, with creators, publishers, media professionals, and educators from across the comics medium discussing new and positive ideas. We hope that this discussion will provide an opportunity to re-connect with colleagues, to find new resources and information, and to build hope in collaborating with other comics creators. 

The following is an interview with Mike Sherer regarding the recent release of his latest novel, Under a Raging Moon, from World Castle Publishing. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Sherer about the inspiration behind this story, his creative process in bringing the story to life, the impact that the story may have with readers, and more!

As the impact of the Coronavirus continues to reverberate throughout the comic book industry and our society as a whole, we at Fanbase Press would like to provide an opportunity for all comics industry professionals to join together in solidarity.  On Saturday, March 28, at 10 a.m./PST, Fanbase Press will host the first Creator Forum: Group Discussion, an hour-long, informal discussion about the positive ways to cope with the changing comics landscape.  Taking place via the Zoom platform (video and audio), the Creator Forum will be free to join and limited to the first 100 attendees to RSVP.  We hope that this discussion will provide an opportunity to re-connect with colleagues, to find new resources and information, and to build hope in collaborating with other comics creators. 

The following is an interview with Josh Greathouse regarding the recent release of the webcomic, Unprofessional. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Greathouse about the inspiration behind this story, his creative balance in balancing both the writing and illustrative duties of the project, the impact that the story may have with readers, and more!

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 Kickstarter and Indiegogo to make those works a reality, we will highlight these talented creators and their noteworthy campaigns through #CrowfundingFridays! We hope that you will join us in giving these projects a moment of your time (and possibly your support)!

In light of the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on so many across the world, Fanbase Press would like to offer crafters of all ages and experience levels a FREE crafting pattern by Clarissa Thorne (Unexpected Hobby), creator of A Geek’s Guide to Cross-Stitch: Journeys in Space.  Crafters can celebrate the intrepid interplanetary explorer, Curiosity (pictured below), by creating their own unique design, using this FREE INSTRUCTION KIT.

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