The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #179 (Remembering Michael K. Williams & More) - PLUS, a ‘Star Trek’ Original Artwork Giveaway! (Update: Winner Announced!)


In The Fanbase Weekly, the Fanbase Press staff and a host of special guests from across the pop culture spectrum discuss the top geek stories of the week.

In the latest episode, The Fanbase Weekly welcome special guest J.K. Woodward (artist, IDW's Star Trek, Smart Pop Books' The Star Trek Book of Friendship, The Con-a-Sutra) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including honoring the passing of actor Michael K. Williams, breaking down the trailer for The Matrix 4, the New Warriors live-action Marvel TV show that could have been, and our weekly trailer roundup with Star Trek: Picard, Star Trek: Prodigy, and LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales.


In light of J.K.'s incredible generosity, The Fanbase Weekly will be giving away an original piece of his Star Trek artwork to one very lucky listener!  JK will be offering a page from the first-ever Star Trek: The Next Generation mirror universe mini-series, “Mirror Broken.”  The page is from issue 2, page 11 and features Geordi’s love interest, Lt. Commander Brahams. For your chance to win this artwork, be sure to check out the entrance rules in the podcast show notes.

What can you do to claim this incredible piece of original Star Trek artwork? All interested fans should enter by retweeting the following when you see it posted on the Fanbase Press (@Fanbase_Press) Twitter account:

Win an original piece of #StarTrek #MirrorUniverse artwork by @JK_Woodward #FPStarTrekGiveaway - RT to enter!

We will be tweeting this message all week, so keep your eyes peeled! Multiple entries are permitted, so retweet away! The contest will officially close on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at 5:00 p.m./PST.

At the end of the giveaway, the Fanbase Press staff will choose one lucky winner. The winner will be announced on the Fanbase Press website on Friday, September 17, 2021, along with being notified through Twitter. (Entries will be accepted from the U.S. only for this contest.)

CONGRATS to the following winner:  @KirkGeorge

: Claire Thorne, Phillip Kelly, Drew Siragusa, and Barbra Dillon

Special guest: J.K. Woodward (artist, IDW's Star Trek, Smart Pop Books' The Star Trek Book of Friendship, The Con-a-Sutra)

This month's sponsor: This episode of The Fanbase Weekly Podcast is sponsored by the Dreamer Comics Podcast, which is now recording on Stereo. The Dreamer Comics Podcast talks about the process of how comics are made. Each week, they interview a different writer, penciler, inker, colorist, editor, letterer, marketer, or you name it - as long as they break down their craft. Check out their live shows on the app Stereo by going to

18:14 - (Deadline Hollywood) Michael K. Williams, Star Of THE WIRE And LOVECRAFT COUNTRY, Dies At Age 54
30:31 - (Den of Geek UK, CBR) THE MATRIX 4 Trailer Breakdown - Neo, Trinity, Morpheus, and…Smith?!/THE MATRIX Already Explained Why Morpheus Isn't in RESURRECTIONS
43:44 - (io9) NEW WARRIOR's Showrunner Revealed His Squirrel Girl—And Why the Show Got Scrapped
55:16 - (io9, CBR) TRAILER ROUND UP:
     STAR TREK: PICARD's New Season 2 Trailer Goes Full BACK TO THE FUTURE
     STAR TREK: PRODIGY's New Trailer Asks 'What Do Kids Need With a Starship?'
     LEGO STAR WARS TERRIFYING TALES Gets a Fittingly Terrifying First Trailer


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Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon

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