“Between the Panels” is a bi-weekly interview series focusing on comic book creators of all experience levels, seeking to examine not just what each individual creates, but how they go about creating it.
The following is an interview with Eisner-nominated comics writer and novelist Alisa Kwitney (Rogue: Untouched, Mystik U) regarding the release of the collected trade paperback for the series, G.I.L.T., from AHOY Comics. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Kwitney about looking back at the development and creation of the series with artist Mauricet, the bonus content that readers will have in store with the collected edition, and more!
The following is an interview with co-writers Ben Rock and Bob DeRosa regarding the recent release of the horror-themed Audible Original, Catchers. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Rock and DeRosa about the inspiration behind the production, their shared creative process in working with the cast and crew to bring the story to life, and more!
The following is an interview with Xavier Saxon regarding the recent release of his debut graphic novel, Night at the Belfry, from ComiXology Originals. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Saxon about the inspiration behind the story, his creative process in bringing the story to life while balancing the writing and illustrative duties, and more!
The following is an interview with Mexican American activist, scholar, co-founder of Prickly Pear Collective, and podcast host Alma Zaragoza-Petty regarding the release of the book, Chingona: Owning Your Inner Badass for Healing and Justice, through Broadleaf Books. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Zaragoza-Petty about the creative process of bringing her story to the page, what she hopes that readers will take away from the book, and more!
Throughout 2020 and 2021, Fanbase Press' weekly Creator Forums provided comics industry professionals with an opportunity to discuss ways to cope with the changing comics landscape in light of the Coronavirus. As a new year begins and the impact of COVID-19 continues, it is not lost on us that comic book conventions - and the opportunity to connect with industry colleagues personally and professionally - will not take place in the same manner for the foreseeable future. To provide further opportunities to connect with industry creators, publishers, media, retailers, and educators during our collective quarantine, Fanbase Press will be hosting its next Comics & Coffee virtual meetup on Saturday, November 6, 2022, at 10 a.m./PT (1 p.m./EST). Fanbase Press' Comics & Coffee is a FREE hour-long Zoom session taking place every Saturday, welcoming new and experienced comics pros to a virtual meetup that aims to fill the convention-less void with networking opportunities, sharing creative successes and failures, and troubleshooting ways to navigate the industry in the weeks and months to come.
The following is an interview with Nigerian-British writer Nuzo Onoh regarding the upcoming release of the African Horror novel, A Dance for the Dead, through Stygian Sky Media. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Onoh about the creative approach to bringing the story to life, what she hopes that readers will take away from the story, and more!
As Halloween is fast approaching, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors decided that there was no better way to celebrate this horrifically haunting holiday than by sharing our favorite scary stories! Be they movies, TV shows, video games, novels, or any other form of entertainment, members of the Fanbase Press crew will be sharing their “scariest” stories each day leading up to Halloween. We hope that you will enjoy this sneak peek into the terrors that frighten Fanbase Press!
The following is an interview with writer bestselling Christopher Golden and acclaimed illustrator Matt Smith regarding the upcoming release of the their new mini-series, Hellboy in Love, with Dark Horse Comics. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Golden and Smith about their shared creative process of working with Mike Mignola to bring this story to life, the experience of reuniting Hellboy and Dr. Anastasia Bransfield, 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)!