Kristine Chester, Fanbase Press Senior Contributor

Kristine Chester, Fanbase Press Senior Contributor

Favorite Comic Book SeriesAtomic Robo
Favorite D&D Class:  Wizard
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor:  Cookies N' Cream

At Gen Con 2013, FBC's Kristine Chester chats with Monica Valentinelli, brand manager of Margaret Weis Productions and lead writer of the Firefly RPG, about Gaming in the 'Verse, the Firefly RPG Preview, Cortex Plus, and how to keep your crew flyin'.

 

At Gen Con 2013, FBC's Kristine Chester chats with cartographer Christopher West of Maps of Mastery about his history with the industry, his products, and his design process.

 

Seven writers, seven artists, and seven meteors come together to tell a series of stories set in the post-apocalyptic world of The Wrecked Earth, the same universe where C.E.L. Welsh's novel, CLUTCH, takes place. I reviewed CLUTCH last year and had the pleasure of speaking with Welsh and some of the others on the Seven Stones team a month ago about this exciting project.

Fact: Red 5 is running low on pink ink after this issue.

Fact: Dr. Dinosaur is a dangerous, genius idiot.

Fact: Anything that can go wrong will.

Fact: It's hard to stop staying, “Fact” once you've started.

MINOR SPOILERS BELOW

CC2K co-founder and friend of FBC Robert J. Peterson recently released his new novel, The Odds, a post-apocalyptic action-comedy, and I was given a chance to read a copy of the book.

You know how some post-apocalyptic stories feature mutants, some tongue-in-cheek humor, and some wackiness while others focus on the harshness of day-to-day survival and the nitty-gritty serious drama? I'm not s---ting you, The Odds hits both of the extremes.

Harry is an alien who crash landed on Earth and several years later found himself the doctor of a small town. Harry has the ability to project a mental image so others see an ordinary-looking human, the one exception being a woman named Asta, who—naturally—works for him.

Peter Panzerfaust is a retelling of the story of Peter Pan set during World War 2, and it's about the coolest thing ever. After the rather explosive ending to Issue #12, things have seriously gone pear shaped for the Lost Boys as the Hunters prove to be more crafty than any of the Germans the Boys have had to face thus far.

At San Diego Comic-Con 2013, FBC's Kristine Chester explains her experiences with several new video game demos at the Konami Gaming Suite.

 

“SAGA IS BACK, AND THERE'S A BABY ON THE COVER!” - Jason Enright, FBC Senior Contributor

Seriously, can we talk about how great this cover is with D. Oswald Heist and Hazel staring each other down? It's creepy, touching, and awesome-looking all at the same time. Oswald is studying her so intently, and Hazel is utterly mesmerized. Also, it's adorable as f---.

When the UNSC decides it needs a new batch of SPARTAN soldiers, it turns not to forging weapons from birth, but instead taking the best and the brightest of the military's current soldiers and then turning them into something more. One of these recruits is Lance Corporal Sarah Palmer, an ODST. This is her story.

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