Fanbase Feature: 40th Anniversary Retrospective on ‘An American Werewolf in London’ (1981)

As a special feature of The Fanbase Weekly podcast, the Fanbase Feature focuses on and celebrates a specific element of geek culture.

In this Fanbase Feature, The Fanbase Weekly co-hosts Bryant Dillon, Justin Peniston, and Phillip Kelly are joined by special guest Corinna Bechko (writer - Green Lantern: Earth One, The Expanse) to participate in a thorough discussion regarding An American Werewolf in London (1981) in light of the film's 40th anniversary, with topics including whether the film belongs more to the comedy or horror genre, Rick Baker's groundbreaking special effects, the thematic messages of the film, and more. (Beware: SPOILERS for An American Werewolf in London abound in this panel discussion!)

Cast members
: Corinna Bechko (writer - Green Lantern: Earth One, The Expanse), Justin Peniston (writer - Hunter Black, Sonic Prime, The POPSKL Podcast Group), Phillip Kelly (The Fanbase Weekly Co-Host, The POPSKL Podcast Group), and Bryant Dillon (Fanbase Press President, writer - Something Animal, Identity Thief)

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


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Theme Song Written and Performed by
: Adam WarRock

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Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon

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