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    Wendy Browne

    Publisher, mother, geek, executive assistant sith, gamer, writer, lazy succubus, blogger, bibliophile. Not necessarily in that order.

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  • Shall We Date?

    Shall We Date?7

    • February 5, 2015

    Once upon a time, our games editor, Al, asked if any of us would like to play and write about Japanese dating games or “otome.” Otome are story-based romance games largely targeted at a female, heterosexual audience. The player role-plays as the ambiguous main female character whose goal is to develop a relationship with one

  • For All the Pixels I’ve Loved Before

    For All the Pixels I’ve Loved Before2

    • February 2, 2015

    Some of the video games I play allow me to create and develop characters as I face each challenge the story present. Based on the game lore and smatterings of personal information, I like to create backgrounds for my characters and play the game according to the personality I mould for them. These are role-playing

  • Weekend Review

    Weekend Review0

    • January 31, 2015

    Hypocrisy at the Oscars, a sexual cookbook, Squirrel Girl, queerness in cartoons. Here’s what we’ve been talking about this week at WWAC. On Monday… We want to know more about young reader comics — take this survey! Ginnis tells you why you should start cooking, Ardo welcomes us to Gotham Academy, and Sarah reviews The Deep

  • Character Appreciation: Squirrel Girl

    Character Appreciation: Squirrel Girl3

    Squirrel Girl was originally created in 1991 by writer Will Murray and artist Steve Ditko, based on Murray’s ex-girlfriend who read comics, loved wild animals, and was a big fan of Ditko. Explains Murray in an interview: “I think I got the idea because I had a bunch of squirrels running around my roof and