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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:11:26 pm 
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There will be articles, interviews, art, and more. It will be magazine size in full color. There probably won't be a lot printed, but I'm not sure on that yet.
The cover is finished. Just trying to figure out how to post an image of it here. I left Photobucket for obvious reasons, but am struggling a bit without it.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:19:50 pm 
I sell comics, I collect Valiant.
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Sounds cool.

What's up with photobucket?


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:35:04 pm 
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Photobucket has been overrun with popups and it's an unbelievable struggle to use now. I've got a different service that I've only used briefly and tried unsuccessfully to use it to post the fanzine cover here. I think the file might need to be resized.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:45:12 pm 
I sell comics, I collect Valiant.
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Photobucket has been overrun with popups and it's an unbelievable struggle to use now. I've got a different service that I've only used briefly and tried unsuccessfully to use it to post the fanzine cover here. I think the file might need to be resized.



You can try tap talk.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:53:40 pm 
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Thanks.


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:42:30 pm 
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I'm interested...tell us more :hm:


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:53:48 pm 
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Lots of interviews of former Defiant employees/creators revealing quite a bit about their time at Defiant and the company. Other great content too. It's still coming together but it's far better than I could have hoped for.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:15:41 am 
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Sounds really awesome. Can't wait to see this.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:00:06 pm 
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Getting some unpublished DEFIANT art for the zine. Some great articles too. Some surprises I can't talk about yet. This is going far better than I'd dreamed it could have when I decided to put together a DEFIANT fanzine.
Next year is the 25th anniversary of DEFIANT and that's when it will be published. I have what I consider to be a great cover already. More to come when I can reveal it. I'm not sure about the print run yet. I'm going to try to get it into Previews. If not I might really limit the print run.
My time as a small press comic book publisher is really paying off on this. I have a great cover design guy in place who makes every cover he works on via logos,cover concept etc top of the line. I've also got a printer picked out that always does good work. I'll post more about this later.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:28:48 am 
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:22:53 am 
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Definitely count me in. :clap:

A couple of months ago, I stumbled on some other website where someone was talking about starting a Defiant fanzine (perhaps it was you). I thought it was a great idea and started trying to think about what one would include.

I look forward to seeing the final product.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:35:49 am 
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JG JONES interview for the fanzine completed. I am greatly blessed by this, as I couldn't imagine a better interview for the zine. (I didn't do it, so I can maybe say that!)


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:51:50 am 
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StarBrand wrote:
JG JONES interview for the fanzine completed. I am greatly blessed by this, as I couldn't imagine a better interview for the zine. (I didn't do it, so I can maybe say that!)


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I'm really looking forward to this. When are you aiming to have it out? Or can you say?

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:20:22 pm 
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StarBrand wrote:
JG JONES interview for the fanzine completed. I am greatly blessed by this, as I couldn't imagine a better interview for the zine. (I didn't do it, so I can maybe say that!)


:clap:

I'm really looking forward to this. When are you aiming to have it out? Or can you say?


Is the fanzine going to print? Just started reading some Defiant and would be interested in your magazine.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:32:53 am 
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Yes, it's going to print. No set date yet, but this is the 25th anniversary of DEFIANT and it'll be out this year. I have a major sponsor who is takng out an ad in it, and the content is far better than I ever dreamed it would be. I'll probably make this a very limited print-run item.
I'm expecting to have a major interview announcement for the fanzine soon. I've got a great cover finished, but since photobucket became screwy I haven't been able to post images here. If Greg doesn't mind, I'd like to mention my DEFIANT Comics Fans Facebook page, where one can view the cover and see in-depth discussion on DEFIANT and the zine.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:34:53 am 
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Here's a link to the DEFIANT Comics Fans Facebook page. Moderator, please take this down if it's not appropriate. Thanks.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/123350498233051/


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:38:23 am 
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StarBrand wrote:
Yes, it's going to print. No set date yet, but this is the 25th anniversary of DEFIANT and it'll be out this year. I have a major sponsor who is takng out an ad in it, and the content is far better than I ever dreamed it would be. I'll probably make this a very limited print-run item.
I'm expecting to have a major interview announcement for the fanzine soon. I've got a great cover finished, but since photobucket became screwy I haven't been able to post images here. If Greg doesn't mind, I'd like to mention my DEFIANT Comics Fans Facebook page, where one can view the cover and see in-depth discussion on DEFIANT and the zine.


Thanks for the update, I would definitely buy it as I am on the hunt to find and read Defiant comics. Just sent a request to join the FB page.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:53:14 am 
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Here's a link to the DEFIANT Comics Fans Facebook page. Moderator, please take this down if it's not appropriate. Thanks.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/123350498233051/
... or quote it again if it's just fine. :thumb:


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:16:07 am 
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Just joined! Looking forward to hearing more about it.

On a side note, anyone know of any podcasts discussing Defiant? That is something I often look for and can't find anything.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:27:17 pm 
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greg wrote:
StarBrand wrote:
Here's a link to the DEFIANT Comics Fans Facebook page. Moderator, please take this down if it's not appropriate. Thanks.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/123350498233051/
... or quote it again if it's just fine. :thumb:


Thanks Greg!


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:28:14 pm 
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The Dirt Gang wrote:
Just joined! Looking forward to hearing more about it.

On a side note, anyone know of any podcasts discussing Defiant? That is something I often look for and can't find anything.


Thanks for joining! I'm not aware of any DEFIANT podcasts.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:13:27 am 
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Just joined the Facebook group too.

I have to admit that I sort of surprised that there isn't a podcast about Defiant Comics, given that there seems to be a podcast about everything else now of days. :? :o :P

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:17:36 pm 
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Please keep us posted here, also.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:45:06 am 
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Just joined the Facebook group too.

I have to admit that I sort of surprised that there isn't a podcast about Defiant Comics, given that there seems to be a podcast about everything else now of days. :? :o :P


I'm tempted to start one myself. Between a full time job and some *SQUEE* going on in my personal life :!: , it's hard to find the time.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:10:53 pm 
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Please keep us posted here, also.
Some of us are not on facebook


Count me among the Defiant fans not on Facebook. :thumb:


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