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Our (Not so Official) Definitive Marvel/ DC Movie and Television Timeline

Like many of you may be, I’m the quite the fan of all the latest DC and Marvel big screen adaptations. Initially I viewed them as generic, and often tedious, action flicks. But now I see them for what they are. The expansive universe of comics brought to the main stream.

However it can often be confusing when it comes to what shows/ films to watch, and in what order. So I’ve compiled a list, rooted in official timelines, with a few personal choices used to tie everything up in a neat bow.

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Apocalypse Boy: Short Story

Jacob grey

July 15th 2010

I dreamed of a burning world. The flames of suffering licked at humanity’s heart. Billions of lives extinguished in a millisecond never to return.  Showering the world in an eternal blanket of ashes, leaving only the memory of life. Images flashed before my eyes, too fast for my mind to grasp any meaning from. Then nothing…… blackness engulfed me.

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My Experience with Kickstarter



Earlier this year I decided to investigate the difficulties and realities of marketing and launching a video game related product. The aim of this experiment was to see if it is possible to find success without the backing of a large company in the video game industry.

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Video Game Abominations… Isn’t Happening

Today I must announce the sad news that Video Game Abominations will not be releasing. Video Game Abominations was a satirical encyclopedia filled with all your favorite video game characters. Written and illustrated by myself (Chris Bowring), this was to be Quiet Stories first official book. We launched on Kickstarter in April, with a goal of $15,200 NZD, and as of today, funding ended with $1882 NZD raised (12% of our goal).

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