Fanbase Press Co-Founders Barbra and Bryant Dillon to Join the Programming Lineup for Loscon 2022, with a Focus on How Today’s Comics Directly Impact Readers

The Fanbase Press staff is very excited to announce that co-founders Barbra and Bryant Dillon will be joining the programming lineup for the 48th annual Loscon 2022. Taking place from November 25-27, 2022, at the Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Loscon is Los Angeles’ longest running fan convention hosted by the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS) - the world’s oldest continuously active science fiction and fantasy club (founded Oct. 27, 1934).

Barbra and Bryant Dillon will be participating in quite a few intriguing panels throughout the weekend alongside talented writers, creators, and media curators that you will not want to miss!


Sunday, November 27

11:30 a.m.: Building Empathy Through Storytelling - Learn how to build empathy and connect with your audience. 
Panelists:  Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief - moderator), David Avallone, Joelle Sellner, Glen W. Olson, Deborah Daughetee (California 1 Ballroom)

2:30 p.m.: Listening to the Reactions of Your Readers - People perceive things differently. What is an artist's moral responsibility? Do we need to care about how our art will be perceived? How do we reach people with different points of view? How do we resolve conflicts when views clash? In this panel, we will discuss listening and interacting with your audiences.  
Panelists:  Dr. Laura Brodian Freas Berah (moderator), Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief), Craig Miller, Victor Frost, Tim Griffin (Los Angeles 1 Ballroom)

2:30 p.m.: Comics Today -  Comics are more visible as a part of popular culture than they’ve been in decades, and yet traditional comics have plummeted in sales, while quirky and independent comics are dominating sales charts. Come and find out what it takes to get from an idea to a store shelf.
Panelists:  Bryant Dillon (Fanbase Press President - moderator), Nicholas Doan (Monster Elementary), David Avallone (Elvira), Brandon Perlow  (Pacific Coast 4 Ballroom)

Please visit the Loscon website to purchase your tickets for this exciting event.

Everyone at Fanbase Press is greatly looking forward to the convention, and we hope to see you there!

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