My name is Maryann, although if you’d like you can also call me Smart Bubbles, my Poptropican name. I am ecstatic to join this team, and I can’t wait to see where my time on the PHB goes!
As it is par for the course, I might as well give a brief introduction. On pretty much all social media I go by MaryannTheConqueror, including on the PHC Discord where some of you might have seen me. My absolute favorite island is Astro-Knights, and you can probably expect half my posts to be about it (and the other half to include a bunch of vague references and nudges to the Creators to prioritize its Haxe port).
I’ve been a fan of Poptropica for much, much longer than I’ve been active in its fandom. I started playing around the release of Skullduggery in May/June 2010, and kind of phased in and out of my interest in it. That being said, there was something about the game and its stories that captivated me and kept me coming back.
I became obsessed with finding any tiny bit of lore on the world and characters I could, and even began writing (embarrassing) fanfiction that I thankfully never put online. That being said, I still credit Pop as a major inspiration for my love of storytelling, as well as art after I had my chance to show my love in the 2016 #PoptropicaArt contest!
I joined Discord around the time of the 2020 Tribal Tournament, and participated in Poptropica Month on YouTube as well. I also wrote a few guest posts for the PHB as well. Through this I’ve met many online friends and have started a lot of chaos
and cults very dedicated groups.
Besides Poptropica, I also love Stardew Valley, Genshin Impact, and pretty much any artsy 2D RPG that comes my way. I also love reading (“Thunderhead” from the “Scythe” series broke my soul), and watching shows and movies, particularly animated ones! I’m also on Instagram, Tapastic (where I post my comics), YouTube, and of course, the PHC.
I can’t wait to write more, and I hope we have a fun journey together!
Castori honorem ~ Maryann/Smart Bubbles
27 thoughts on “A new author has conquered: Maryann”
Thank you so much!! ❤
Congrats!! Great to have you here! 😀
Oh? A new author?
Yup! Thanks! 🙂
Welcome to the team, Maryann! Go forth and conquer! 😄
I shall, I shall! Thank you!
Thank you! Glad to be here!!
Welcome! I love Astro-Knights too!
Ah, I see you are a person of culture as well!
Congratz Maryann! Looking orward to fun articles.
Oh, I am SO looking forward to seeing your posts!!! After all the guest posts I’ve seen from you, I’m pretty confident there’s gonna be a fabulous mix of appeal and chaos 0_0
You are soo lucky! Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hey, when will you announce who got the free membership? 😆
As shared on the free membership page, they’re announced sometime in the last week of each month! 🙂
Congratulations! Also I really like your Astro Knights drawings in Deviant Art! 🙂
Oddly enough, I also have a fanfic series based around my Poptropica oc, MagicLizard. Anyway, congrats Maryann!
Great to see you on board Maryann! 🙂