Our weekly roundup of news and other happenings in the steampunk world
Watch City to host Mad Science Expo; Wild Wild West Con leads busy weekend; SD Comic-Con postponed; WhedonCon rebrands as The Hellmouth Convention; Solve a historical puzzle; Documentary and musical on Kickstarter.
A look at sixteen historical figures who are steampunk inspirations, or maybe should be
Now it can be revealed: The identities of the historical figures in our new social media banner. All lived most of their lives in the 19th century, and each was prominent in some way, as an author, artist, social reformer, or head of state.
Retrofuturistic images from France and Germany offer a historic glimpse into the Year 2000
Back around 1900, several artists created whimsical images depicting life in the year 2000. They showed great imagination, but also demonstrated the ways in which artists are constrained by their cultural environments. We’ve compiled a gallery.