Author: Wendy Browne

Kickstarter of the Week: Final Empire

Arena Mode and Assault or Attrition were the top funded books in the Kickstarter: fiction category. Now the science fiction superhero series comes to its epic conclusion in Blake Northcott‘s Final Empire. “It’s intimidating to throw your heart and soul into an idea and then release it out of ‘the bubble,’”  says Northcott of her Kickstarter experience. “All…

Addicted to Ladies Night

I’m sure it was Fate, that blustery, not quite spring day, when my friend and I ventured off to Toronto Comic Con. I was determined to find a copy of Jeremy Whitley’s Princeless, but none of the vendors had heard of it — until I got to Comic Book Addiction. Yes, we love Princeless, they…

Review: Thor #1

Thor #1 Jason Aaron (writer), Russell Dautermann (art) Marvel Comics October 1, 2014 Thor is no longer worthy, and the fact that his replacement will be a female has been hyped for a few months now. Time to see if this hype pays off. If you were following Marvel’s recent epic crossover event, Original Sin, you’d…

Review: Rat Queens #8

Rat Queens #8 Kurtis J. Wiebe (writer), Roc Upchurch (art/colours) Image Comics | Shadowline Productions October 2014 Apparently Wiebe went and had himself a baby girl, Willow Kate—so I suppose we can forgive him for the delay in getting Rat Queens #8 into our impatiently waiting hands. Congratulations, Mr. Wiebe! Looking forward to the new…

How 2 MMO: So Now What?

In part one, we were introduced to the massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG).  Now that you’ve created your character, followed the tutorial’s instructions, fetched some supplies for a non-player character (NPC), and tussled with killer bunnies, what comes next?

Fitness: I am Runner 5

My sister regularly runs marathons, has running-related tattoos, and even leads her own run club (I designed the t-shirts!). Me? I am not a runner. That is to say, I don’t like high impact exercise like jogging or running, but walking? That I can and will do, along with aquafit once a week, but not much…

Television On Smartphone Stock Image. Stuart Miles, published on 26 September 2012. TV.

WWACTV: When Ardo’s away…

The #WWACTV chat is where the casual TV viewer and the self-professed (or in denial) addict discuss the newest shows and old favourites. Our poor Ardo was feeling under the weather for last night’s #WWACTV chat. With get well wishes for Ardo and cocktail in hand, Megan P. took the reigns. Though she’s not on…

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