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the nevers
How many fans did The Nevers really have when it first aired on HBO Max? It was flawed but promising, an alternate history Steampunk series set in a Victorian London where some of the populace, mostly women, gained superpowers through some unknown event It follows the mysterious Amalia True (Laura Donnelly), the head of an[...]
The Ted McKeever Steampunk Transformers That Never Was
As first reported by Bleeding Cool back in November. Thinking back over all the Hasbro-related comics and stories over my time at IDW, I'm remembering the time I almost got Ted McKeever to do a steampunk-era Transformers series That woulda really been something based on the one piece of art he created for it. Let's just say[...]
Arcane: Act 2 Has Too Much Happening and Yet Not Enough
Netflix's Arcane, the Steampunk animated series with an emphasis on the "Punk", returns for its 2nd act with another batch of 3 episodes that make up a single story Once again, it's a lot of spinning parts with characters and situations all intertwined without them necessarily knowing it It's still scene-setting for a big reveal[...]
The Nevers
Joss Whedon, after all, is responsible for creating the Strong Female Heroine archetype for television and many of the clichés and conventions that now dominate female-centred genre storytelling in books, movies, and TV. The Nevers, Image: HBO Here are what we saw in The Nevers pilot: Steampunk Feminism The Nevers declares itself a Steampunk feminist fantasy where the heroines[...]
“Levius” is a Lavish, Gorgeous and Violent Steampunk MMA Manga [Review]
It's a beautifully-drawn epic of Steampunk martial arts fighters. Viz MediaLevius Cromwell is a sullen teenager who fights in MMA areas, dishing and receiving pain in an endless ritual of atonement and martyrdom. If you just stuck with that, you'd have an MMA manga, but this story just has to get a lot weirder than that, because[...]
BC FCBD Roundup: Steampunk Intrigue with 'Lady Mechanika'
I know a few folks that wouldn't be able to come at all, so what are we to do? Did we miss out on all the goodies? //Credit: Benitez Productions Where I can, I'll fill you in on where you can find some, if not all, of the comics that came out for Free Comic Book Day[...]
Fortress Festoon: Exploring Geeky Jewelry and Watches from ThinkGeek
I found this to be an amazing watch to show off, though sometimes it can be a hassle to tell the time. Tesla Watch ThinkGeek Price: $50 If you're a fan of Nikola Tesla, then the Tesla Watch is perfect for you to add as part of any steampunk fashion style you may have While it sounds like a[...]
Legenderry Red Sonja #2 cover by Joe Benitez and Beth Sotelo
The plot is generic; the steampunk-themed setting is the only thing that differentiates this from your regular Red Sonja story or, indeed, any fantasy story with an evil wizard. However, as is often the case, Red Sonja's cavalier and brash personality brings up the quality by a couple of pegs She's a great lead, and she[...]
carnival row andrew gower
Gower and Harris are set to join previously announced leads Orlando Bloom (Pirates of the Caribbean) and Cara Delevingne (Suicide Squad) on the series, which is being executive produced by writer/showrunner Echevarria, co-writer Beacham and series director McGuigan. Credit: Amazon Studios Set in a neo-Victorian city that can best be described as "steampunk-ish", Carnival Row suffers from[...]
The Pain Never Ends: A Quick Review Of 'Vaporum'
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Vaporum is a steampunk grid-based dungeon crawler where you're thrown into the role of a lone soldier/explorer stranded at a tower in the middle of the ocean Much like other games in the genre, your task is to explore the place and figure out every question under the sun What is the place? Who[...]
Carnival Row: Amazon Adds 4 New Cast Members For Fantasy Drama Series
They will be joining previously announced leads Orlando Bloom (Pirates of the Caribbean) and Cara Delevingne (Suicide Squad) on the series, which is being executive produced by writer/showrunner Echevarria, co-writer Beacham and series director McGuigan. Set in a neo-Victorian city that can best be described as "steampunk-ish", Carnival Row suffers from its own unique immigration problem: as[...]
Steampunk X-Files With The Boston Metaphysical Society
So think steampunk X-Files. BC: Ok I understand that you have used a couple of Kickstarters to get this going, is that correct? MHR: That is correct We have actually done a total of 4 Kickstarters The first one failed spectacularly, like they often do But we sucked it up and re-strategized and launched our second one[...]
Playing Producer With Dynamite's The Precinct
Hollywood executives are scouring the shelves of your local retailers trying to find the next big property to grab. Occasionally I like to play executive producer and think about what property might work that the studios have yet to discover. Today I am thinking about steampunk We haven't had a good steampunk movie in a while[...]
It's Steampunk Western Time
Their leader, Omega, rules the Territory with an iron fist (no pun intended!) The story focuses on notorious outlaw, Everett Forge, a man who is out for revenge…revenge against Omega. This brief synopsis should go to show this ain't your grandpa's Western! The story has bounty hunters, mercenaries, airships, giant mechs, gunfights (obviously), and all kinds[...]
Arcana's HP Lovecraft And Steampunk Oz Exclusives For SDCC '15
Also be sure to see the 'full size' Cthulhu hanging around the booth as it's a great chance to get your photo with the Great Old One. Emerald City Steampunk Goggles – $50 (with hardcover) Based on The Steam Engines of Oz, Arcana is excited to present the exclusive Emerald City Compass Goggles As worn by Victoria in The Steam Engines[...]
A Steampunk Extravaganza Of Comics And Literature At Clockwork Couture In Burbank
By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Clockwork Couture, a Burbank-based steampunk shop, hosted "a steampunk extravaganza of comics and literature" as well as holiday craft faire last Saturday afternoon There were several vendors were set up outside of the shop under canopy umbrellas selling jewelry, artwork, clothing accessories that would be welcomed to[...]
Joe Benitez Plans To Publish Three New Issues Of Lady Mechanika In Three Months
Lady Mechanika returns this February with a brand new issue 4, the fourth chapter of "The Mystery of the Mechanical Corpse" from Joe Benitez and Peter Steigerwald. After leaving Aspen Press for pastures new, there hasn't been much seen of the steampunk corseted gal. Well, in February from Benitez Productions expect to see a collection of #0 and[...]
Becoming A Bee At MCM London Comic Con 2014
Steampunk isn't exactly new at such gatherings, but this is steampunk with a very silly flavour,  emphasis on tea making, cross dressing and insect husbandry. And this show's new offering concentrates on the lifespan and mathematical significance of bees.   Not only that but you can get yourself drawn as a bee in the publication itself, to celebrate[...]
David Hitchcock's Process Revealed On Titan's Springheeled Jack – A 'Victorian Fever-Dream'
It's delicately and evocatively pencilled and written by David Hitchcock in full steampunkish style. It turns out that Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons are fans They provided the following supportive blurbs: An ambitious and masterfully executed Victorian fever-dream – Alan Moore Expertly told and truly creepy – Dave Gibbons Here's our preview of Springheeled Jack courtesy of the estimable Mr[...]
The Future Of The Past – Tony Lee Talks Steampunk Battlestar Galactica 1880
Writer Tony Lee sat down with Westfield Comics Roger Ash to talk about the upcoming Steampunk Battlestar Galactica 1880 series. ROGER ASH: How did the idea for Steampunk Battlestar Galactica: 1880 come about? TONY LEE: Very much a case of being in the right place at the right time It was back in February this year; I'd[...]
Battlestar Galactica Goes Steampunk
Battlestar Galactica: 1880, a steampunk tail set in the BSG universe. Written by Tony Lee, with art by Aneke and covers by Ardian Syaf and Sergio Fernandez Davilla. Welcome to the world of Battlestar Galactica, as never seen before, in Steampunk Battlestar Galactica: 1880, where #1 NYT Bestselling Author Tony Lee gives it a Steampunk spin! After[...]
BAT Cons – New Show Tulare Sci-Fi Con Has Lofty Goals For Charity Work
facility. BAT: Woah!  That's a lot of space! DM: My jaw dropped as you can imagine.  I think I was out of breath for at least the next hour or so.  So we began discussing what we could do in the facility.  Due to its size, we thought, "what about a carnival" for the kids.  But, quickly[...]