Magazines

POPCORN, the PHB magazine: issue #23 out now!

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Hey Poptropicans – a couple of months ago, we announced the return of The POPCORN, also known as our Poptropica fan magazines made by fans, for fans. Well, it’s finally here! 😀

Issue #23 of the PHB magazine, known as The POPCORN, has just been released, with all sorts of Poptropica fan creations, including a magical tale by Magic Snowball, costume designs by kawaiipanda_, artwork by MasterPinpey, and more!

For the first time ever, The POPCORN is available not as a static page on the PHB, but as a PDF you can read by clicking the magazine cover below! You can even download the file to read offline on other devices if you wish. Sink your teeth into this buttery July 2015 issue now!

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To send in entries for The POPCORN, simply email us at [email protected], comment on this blog, or tweet us @Poptropica_Help. We’re looking for all kinds of Poptropica fan creations, including stories (please keep these under 1500 words!), fan art, comics, costumes, island ideas, and whatever else you can think of.

We’ll also be scouring the web for some handpicked selections, including the We-Love-Poptropica deviantArt group, which we’re affiliated with. Remember to proofread your own submissions – your work is your responsibility! That being said, we’re always excited to see what you guys come up with. 😀

Unlike with previous series of our magazines, this time we will not be committing to any specific schedule – that way, we can simply publish the next issues whenever we have time. 😉

Anyway, you can enjoy this issue and all the past issues over on our Magazines page. Starting from now, instead of pages, we’ll be publishing each issue as a PDF, so leave your comments on the posts!

Hope you enjoy our pop-pop-Poptropica Help Network fan magazine! :mrgreen:

Magazines

Buttered POPCORN: the next magazine series!

In case any of you saw on Twitter, a little while ago we launched the hashtag #askphn for people to ask questions to the Poptropica Help Network (which includes, among other sites, the PHB and Poptropica Wiki). Well, there is some reasoning behind it. Some of you readers may remember The POPCORN, the PHB fan magazine. Well, with the help of HPuterpop, we’re bringing it back!

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That’s right. The POPCORN is back and it’s going to be better than ever! Andrew (HPuterpop) and I are planning some great new stuff, including more graphics to make it more like a magazine. We’re also planning for it to be downloadable, for those who want to read on the go. Also a printable version, for you people who like reading printed magazines. I hope you all enjoy the Popcorn logo above (thanks to Andrew), but we need you’re help to make it special for each issue.

Every new issue of POPCORN magazine will contain the POPCORN logo on the cover, and you guys will get to participate in it in a special way. You can see that the first “o” is popcorn, but the other “o” (unlike previous logos) is just normal. This is because it will be replaced in each new issue with your art! You guys can send in an item specifically for the logo (we would much prefer it to have a transparent background so that it will work well on the cover) and we’ll pick something to put there for each different issue. (Update: We probably won’t go with this as the art would be quite small – but you are welcome to send in stuff for cover art!)

To make the magazine possible, however, we need user to send us stuff (questions for the PHB & Poptropica Wiki, fan art, stories, fashion, etc.) through one of the following ways:

  • Email our official Popcorn magazine email: [email protected]
  • Send us stuff on Twitter using the hashtag #phnpopcorn
  • Put them in the comments of this post

When you send us entries, be sure to tell us how you’d like to be credited. (real name, username, Poptropica nickname, etc.) As usual, the types of entries we’re looking for include art, stories, costume ideas, island ideas, questions, and so on – but feel free to come up with anything you consider creative fan work!

We have no official release date concerning the next series of The POPCORN, mostly because we’re not sure how long it will take with the graphics and such, but we’ll be sure to update you when we get more details worked out. I’m really excited to see how this goes and I hope you guys are too! More on POPCORN will come soon, but I figured now was the best time if any to announce this!

Magazines

POPCORN, the PHB magazine: issue #22 out now!

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Hi Gs – Issue #22 of the PHB magazine, known as The POPCORN, has just been released, with all sorts of Poptropica fan creations, including an adventuring story by Perfect Coyote, a plethora of artwork by multiple artists, and a cool glitch involving the grapple bow tie on Spy Island.

check out issue #22 of our Poptropica magazine now!

…clicked it yet? If not, you’re missing out on a piece of the PHB legend.  😀

We’re going to be stopping the Popcorn publications for now, as it’s had a good run and doesn’t have as many submissions as it used to. Who knows, maybe it’ll come back in the future. 😀

Hope you enjoy our pop-pop-Poptropica Help Blog fan magazine!

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POPCORN, the PHB magazine: issue #21 out now!

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Hi Gs – Issue #21 of the PHB magazine, known as The POPCORN, has just been released, with all sorts of Poptropica fan creations, including part 1 of a Poptropic adventure, crazy colorful art, and a video recap playlist!

check out issue #21 of our Poptropica magazine now!

…clicked it yet? If not, you’re missing out on a piece of the PHB legend.  😀

For more information about The POPCORN, check out our Magazines page to find out what kind of entries we’re looking for and how you can submit something in for publication!

The deadline for emailing entries to phbpopcorn(at)gmail(dot)com is December 7th if you’d like to be a part of our next magazine!

Hope you enjoy our pop-pop-Poptropica Help Blog fan magazine!

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POPCORN, the PHB magazine: issue #20 out now!

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Hi Gs – Issue #20 of the PHB magazine, known as The POPCORN, has just been released, with all sorts of Poptropica fan creations, including the start of an exciting series by Bony Catfish, some epic villain art, and the first of a two part story involving the evil Dr. Hare by Captain Spencer!

check out issue #20 of our Poptropica magazine now!

…clicked it yet? If not, you’re missing out on a piece of the PHB legend.  😀

For more information about The POPCORN, check out our Magazines page to find out what kind of entries we’re looking for and how you can submit something in for publication!

The deadline for emailing entries to phbpopcorn(at)gmail(dot)com is November 2nd if you’d like to be a part of our next magazine!

Hope you enjoy our pop-pop-Poptropica Help Blog fan magazine!