The following is an interview with comic creator Shane-Michael "SM" Vidaurri, who is the writer and artist of his latest graphic novel, Iscariot. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Guest Contributor Josh Trujillo talks with Vidaurri about the premise of the graphic novel, the influences and inspirations for its story, balancing the writing and artistic duties of the project, and more!
The following is an interview with writers Will Tracy (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, The Onion) and Gabe Koplowitz (VH1) regarding the upcoming debut of their new comic, Allen: Son of Hellcock, through Z2 Comics. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Tracy and Koplowitz about their first foray into the world of comics, how their previous writing experience prepared them for the sequential art medium, why Z2 Comics makes the perfect home for the series, and more!
The following is an interview with New York Times bestselling novelist Christopher Golden, who - in conjunction with long-time collaborator Mike Mignola and Dark Horse Comics - will soon release the first-ever comic book expansion of the novel, Joe Golem and the Drowning City. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Golden about the impetus for taking the Golem character into the sequential art medium, the creative process of working with Mignola and artists Patric Reynolds (Serenity) and Dave Stewart, when readers may anticipate the release of the five-issue Joe Golem: Occult Detective series, and more!
The following is an interview with CJ Draden, the artist behind a line of unconventional, stunning, and edgy live art paintings on glass. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Draden about the inspiration behind his artwork, the recent release of his debut graphic novel - The Wooden Heart, his creative process in approaching a new artistic medium, and more!
At Long Beach Comic Con 2015, artist Megan Levens (Buffy: Season 10, Ares & Aphrodite) talks with Fanboy Comics' Bryant Dillon about her recent work on Buffy: Season 10, her fan love of Star Wars, and more.
At Long Beach Comic Con 2015, artist Georges Jeanty (Serenity: Leaves on the Wind, Batwoman) talks with Fanboy Comics' Bryant Dillon about his recent work at DC Comics, the possibility of a return to Buffy, what's up next for the crew of the Serenity, and more.
The following is an interview with writer and illustrator Chris Hunt, who will soon release his creator-owned comic book series, Carver: A Paris Story, through Z2 Comics this November. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Hunt about reviving serialized adventure storytelling, why Z2 Comics will make a great home for the Carver series, how writer/artist Paul Pope influenced his work, and more! Plus, be sure to check out the preview pages and variant cover (by Paul Pope), below!
Side-Kicked is a new trade paperback coming out in October from Darby Pop Publishing. Created by Russell Brettholtz and Miguel Mendonça (and with art by Mendonça and Bong Dazo), it tells the story of a world where the only thing worse than a super-villain is an egomaniacal superhero. It is the responsibility of the under-paid, under-appreciated sidekicks to both make their partners look good and keep common citizens out of danger. But, what happens when the sidekicks decide that they’ve had enough?
To learn more about this cool, new book, we went straight to the source and interviewed the creators of Side-Kicked.
The following is an interview with writer and illustrator Ian McGinty, who will soon release his creator-owned comic book series, Welcome to Showside, through Z2 Comics this October. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with McGinty about his transition from artist to writer, why Z2 Comics will make a great platform for Welcome to Showside, the series' adaptation to TV, and more! Plus, be sure to check out the preview pages and variant covers (by artist Erin Hunting), below!