Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief

Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief

 

The following is an interview with writer Haiko Hörnig and artist Marius Pawlitza regarding the recent English-language release of their graphic novel series, A House Divided. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Hörnig and Pawlitza about the inspiration behind the series, their shared creative process in light of years of collaboration, the impact that the story may have with readers, and more!

With the postponement of Free Comic Book Day this year, comics creators Russell Nohelty (publisher, Wannabe Press) and Neo Edmund (writer, Red Riding, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) are endeavoring to bring a bit of positivity to the comics community while supporting and promoting comics creators.  The two collaborators recently announced the creation of ALT Free Comic Days (www.altfcd.com) which is a two-day event on Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, 2020, featuring panels with Marv Wolfman (co-creator of The Teen Titans), Kevin Eastman (co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), and the team behind Drawing Blood, Richard Starkings (creator of Elephantmen), Sandy Carpenter (Storm King Comics), and more.

The following is an interview with author Clive Fleury regarding the recent release of his book, Kill Code. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Fleury about the inspiration behind the new book, his creative process in bringing the story to life, the impact that the story may have with readers, and more!

In spite of the cancellation of this year's in-person Latinx Comic Arts Festival in Modesto, CA, Dr. Theresa Rojas and the convention organizers at Modesto Junior College have rallied together to launch a VIRTUAL CON!  The event will take place on Saturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m./PST with a virtual Artist Alley, as well as an incredible lineup of programming!  The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to be participating alongside a number of other talented independent creators!

The following is an interview with Tapas Editor-in-Chief Michael Son regarding the digital platform's launch of the #InThisTogether campaign.  In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Son about the inspiration behind the campaign, how it aims to support comics creators, ways in which digital comics readers can lend their support, and more!

The following is an interview with author Barbara Barnett regarding the recent release of her book, Alchemy of Glass. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Barnett about the inspiration behind the new book, her 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, April 25, at 10 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 previous Group Discussions have been 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 comics creator Stephan Franck regarding the recent launch of his Kickstarter campaign for the graphic novel series, Palomino. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Franck about the inspiration behind the new series, his creative process in bringing the project to life, the backer rewards available to those supporting the campaign, 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 18, at 10 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 previous Group Discussions have been 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.

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)!

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