The following is an interview with Samit Basu, writer of the new superhero novel, Turbulence, and one of India's most talented young writers, with an impressive profile in comics, Young Adult fiction, and science fiction/fantasy. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Basu about his inspiration for the superhero story, the possibility of adapting the book into a graphic novel, and his upcoming projects.
This interview was conducted on July 25, 2013.
At San Diego Comic-Con 2013, FBC's Barbra Dillon talks with author Peter Stenson (Fiend) about his new zombie novel, his preference between fast-moving and slow-moving members of the walking dead, and more.
At San Diego Comic-Con 2013, FBC's Sam Rhodes talks with Todd McCaffrey and John Goodwin (Dragonwriter: A Tribute to Anne McCaffrey and Pern) about their new book published by Smart Pop Books, their memories of the late Anne McCaffrey, and more.
The following is an interview with C.E.L. Welsh (creator of The Wrecked Earth, author of CLUTCH), Jeremy Mohler (illustrator, founder of Outland Entertainment, and art director of Seven Stones), author William Meikle, author Craig Terlson (Correction Line, Bent Highway), author Scott Colby (SHOTGUN), artist Kelly Williams (Alterna Comics, Topsoil Comics, the webcomic Co-Op, and the colorist for the CLUTCH cover), and Nicholas Giacondido (creator of the graphic novel UTOPIA and the webcomic FREE MARS). In this interview, Fanboy Comics Senior Contributor Kristine Chester chats with the team about the upcoming Seven Stones Project set in the post-apocalyptic world of The Wrecked Earth and CLUTCH and their contributions to it.
This interview was conducted on July 14, 2013.
The following is an interview with Max Allan Collins, acclaimed author of the recently released book Complex 90, as well as bestsellers Seduction of the Innocent and Road to Perdition. Complex 90 was an unfinished "Mike Hammer" manuscript by novelist Mickey Spillane, which was recently complemeted by Collins and released for the first time since the project's original announcement in the 1960s. To celebrate the novel's release, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chatted with Collins about his relationship with Mickey Spillane, how his own writing was influenced by the crime novelist, and the upcoming projects on which Collins is working.
This interview was conducted on May 15, 2013.
The following is an interview with Max Allan Collins, author of the recently released book Seduction of the Innocent, as well as the bestseller Road to Perdition. To celebrate the novel's release, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chatted with Collins about his inspiration for Seduction of the Innocent, what draws him to mystery and detective tales, and his feelings on the stigma that is still attached to comic books.
This interview was conducted on February 26, 2013.
The following is an interview with Peter Clines, author of the recently released book Ex-Heroes. To celebrate the novel's release, Fanboy Comics Senior Contributor Ben Rhodes chatted with Clines about the impetus for combining superheroes and zombies, why film studios make great zombie safe houses, and why you should pick up a copy of Ex-Heroes.
This interview was conducted on February 22, 2013.
The following is an interview with writer Cooper Moo, one of the talented, powerhouse authors (including Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, and Mark Teppo) responsible for The Mongoliad book series. In honor of today's release of the series' final installment, The Mongoliad: Book Three, Fanboy Comics Senior Contributor Ben Rhodes chatted with Moo about how sword fighting with foam swords led to The Mongoliad series, whether it is possible for the Mongols to be sympathetic characters, and what is up next for the author.
This interview was conducted on February 25, 2013.
The following is an interview with V. Arrow, author of The Panem Companion from Smart Pop Books. In this interview, Fanboy Comics President (and Hunger Games superfan) Bryant Dillon chats with Arrow about the impetus of The Panem Companion, her interactions with The Hunger Games fan community, and why Katniss and Peeta may not be role models.
This interview was conducted on January 14, 2013.
The following is an interview with Rosanna Brockley, the Senior Designer/Design Manager for becker&mayer! Books, which will soon be releasing the highly anticpated Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years. Scheduled for a December 4, 2012, release date, the stunning volume will feature field sketches, illustrations, and reproductions of historic pieces of art from across the Galaxy, along with over fifty excerpts from key Federation documents and correspondence, Starfleet records, and intergalactic intelligence. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Brockley about the impressive amount of material included within the book, the talented creative team behind its design and compilation, and the special features that will be sure to impress all Star Trek fans.
This interview was conducted on October 8, 2012.