Staff Report | May 24, 2023
U.K. steampunk author Paul Eccentric is taking his Periwinkle Perspective series into the visual realm. Meanwhile, Danielle Ackley-McPhail is crowdfunding a new story collection and a developer in Australia is seeking funds for an RPG.
Staff Report | Apr 24, 2023
The Art of Professor Elemental will showcase the chap hop maestro’s comics, novels, art prints, album art, and other visual works. It will also feature art from his merchandise plus unpublished sketches and original pieces created for the volume.
Staff Report | Apr 19, 2023
One card deck used AI assistance while the other relied on 3D graphics tools. Meanwhile, E.M.Press Publications is back with a second attempt to fund a steampunk-themed space adventure comic book.
Staff Report | Mar 17, 2023
Beehive Books has raised more than US$260,000 in a Kickstarter campaign to fund the new “Illuminated Edition” of Carlo Collodi’s classic children’s tale. It will feature illustrations by Hellboy creator Mignola with annotations by Snicket.
Staff Report | Mar 1, 2023
Madeleine Holly-Rosing and Bonsart Bokel are off to roaring starts with new Kickstarter campaigns for their latest works. Meanwhile, Professor Elemental is set to launch his own crowdfunding effort for an art book.
Staff Report | Jan 4, 2023
The biggest news involved a title released in 2021, as P. Djèlí Clark’s A Master of Djinn won a Nebula Award. But 2022 also saw its share of notable releases, including a new trilogy from Shelley Adina and R.E. Scott, a Parasol Protectorate compendium from Gail Carriger, and the final entry in George Mann’s Newbury & Hobbes series.
Staff Report | Jan 2, 2023
Games, an art book, and a beloved gaslamp fantasy comic were the top draws among steampunk-related Kickstarter campaigns in 2022. Leviathans: The Great War attracted the most funding, but two other projects – Sherlock Holmes the Awakened and Girl Genius: The Exorcism Engines – had the largest numbers of backers.
Staff Report | Oct 18, 2022
Four steampunk-related campaigns have launched in the past week, joining three others that are still in progress. If that’s not enough, at least five additional campaigns are set to launch in the near future.
Staff Report | Sep 27, 2022
The convention takes places Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in San Diego. This year’s theme is “Haunted Holidays,” which will be reflected in a fashion show on Saturday along with panels, a ghost tour, and more.
Now under the guidance of Adam Savage, the event took on aspects of a maker exhibition
Staff Report | Aug 31, 2022
SiliCon, previously known as Silicon Valley Comic Con, happened Aug. 27-28, and since it was within hailing distance of The Steampunk Explorer World Headquarters, we hopped on our airship (cleverly disguised as a BART train) to take a gander.