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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #004

Written by: Barbra Dillon, Special to CC2K

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 this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Brian Phillipson (Bliss on Tap Publishing) to discuss the top geek news stories of the week, including how R-rated films will impact upcoming superhero stories, why Batman: The Animated Series is the “best” Batman, the politics at play behind Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige, and the unsafe work practices for voice-over actors recording for video games. Plus, find out below how you can enter to win copies of Bliss on Tap’s comic books, including Hardcore Akan #1 and Future Proof #1-10!

Cast members
: Bryant Dillon, Barbra Dillon, Drew Siragusa, and Claire Thorne

Special guest: Brian Phillipson (President and Co-Founder of Bliss on Tap Publishing)


Podcast Skit – “R-Rated to the Rescue” by:
Bryant Dillon

The Fanbase Weekly
Theme Song Written and Performed by
: Adam WarRock

The Fanbase Weekly Theme Song Produced by: Mikal kHill

Episode Photo by: Sean Foster

Featuring:The Batman Theme Song” by Player:Piano

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Bliss on Tap Giveaway

Thanks to the generosity of guest Brian Phillipson, The Fanbase Weekly podcast is able to give away copies of Bliss on Tap’s comic books, Hardcore Akan #1 and Future Proof #1-10, to three lucky listeners! Two winners will each receive a copy of Hardcore Akan #1 and one winner will receive Future Proof #1-10. How can you enter to win these amazing prizes?!

All interested fans should enter by retweeting the following when you see it posted on the Fanbase Press (@Fanbase_Press) Twitter account:

Win copies of @BlissonTap1 #Comics from #TheFanbaseWeeklyPodcast #Giveaway – 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, June 16, 2016, at 5:00 p.m./PST.

At the end of the giveaway, the Fanbase Press staff will choose three lucky winners. The winners will be announced on the Fanbase Press website on Friday, June 17, 2016, along with being notified through Twitter. (Entries will be accepted from the U.S. and Canada only for this contest.)

Congratulations to the following winners:

1) Hardcore Akan #1 – @bethkazV

2) Hardcore Akan #1 – @brianmanis1

3) Future Proof #1-10 – @VaderTheTrader