Capturing The Lightning: An Interview With Mark Hamill

Editor’s Note:┬áThis was published in 2004 — but pulled over to the Fanboy Planet 3.0 site on May 26, 2017. What follows is the original text. Here’s how it happened. A year and a half ago, Goodson and I were driving down to the 2002 San Diego ComicCon when my cell phone rang. On the…

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James Kochalka: Trans-Media Superstar

James Kochalka is a genius: a genius whose passion comes across in every frame he draws. I’ve been a fan since the night I left Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation with the song Monkey vs. Robot firmly entrenched in my head. Picking up everything by Kochalka that I could find, I quickly realized that…

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From Washington, D.C. To DC Comics

Last year, DC found a stunning new talent to replace Kevin Smith after the filmmaker revitalized Green Arrow. Except Brad Meltzer wasn’t quite a “new” talent, having garnered acclaim as – dare we say it? – a serious novelist. For most comics fans, though, he was new to us. And then, in an all-too brief…

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The Jekyll Journals: One Week Before Shooting

Maybe you’ve noticed that we’ve got a lot of stuff on this upcoming film Jekyll. Yes, it’s the intention of Fanboy Planet to run frequent updates about putting together a modestly budgeted horror film. To accomplish that, we’ll be checking in with the writer-director-producer Scott Zakarin and anybody else who will talk to us about…

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Look Out! Here Comes the SpiderBaby!

In the last few months, the Midwestern Indy scene has been getting more and more notice. With the WWE and TNA scouting for more new stars, and the emergence of several potential future champions, the Mid-West looks to be on the verge of exploding. Midwest Pro Wrestling has been getting a lot of press in…

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Bringing New Life To An Old Monster

Alternately toiling over a drawing desk and a computer graphics program, Mark Teague provided key artwork for Creative Light Entertainment’s upcoming release, Comic Book: The Movie. But he’s a man of many talents. Though right now he’s focusing on design, he co-wrote, co-directed and starred as Superguy in the mockumentary Superguy: Behind The Cape, a…

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