Author: Wendy Browne

What’s Hot? April 2014

Wendy I’m flailing all over the place over the new Rat Queens trade out this week. Jamie I’m loving the settlement credits I am getting from amazon.com and bn.com — apparently there was something involving the prices of ebooks on the NY Times Bestseller list. So both companies credited me back some of what I’d…

Featured image: Telltale Games, Fables, 2014

Telling the Perfect Interactive Story

Telltale Games does exactly what their name implies: they tell stories in the form of video games. But not just any stories. The company produces games that feature masterful storytelling and incredible characters, building on richly established worlds that gamers and non-gamers alike will recognize. From Jurassic Park, Law & Order, and Back to the…

Short & Sweet

Uncanny X-Men #18 Bendis, Lozano, Rudy Marvel Comics What. Was. This? Aside from the cover, which messes with the suspension of disbelief (how in the hell do you get close enough to Cyclops, wonky powers or not, to hold a gun to his head?), this issue is a dramatic shift straight into huh? from the…

Batman: Heart of Hush, Paul Dini, Dustin Nguyen

Catwoman: The Loss of a Lady

Michelle Pfeiffer’s Catwoman adorned my high school locker, but it wasn’t until recently that I’ve made any real attempt to get to know this character. I’ve always liked Selina Kyle, but I didn’t know why, beyond having an affinity for feline-esque, rule-defying women. Yet she sits among my trifecta of female anti-heroes, alongside Aeon Flux and…

Gail Simone: She Writes Icons

Gail Simone. She does things. There’s a reason why fandom loves her, and it’s not just because of the amusing romps her thoughts inspire on Twitter. We love her because she takes characters with delicate histories–or not so delicate histories–and holds them and reshapes them with loving hands. She can turn characters and situations that…

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