Another bold new publishing venture from The Steampunk Explorer, just in time for April 1
Once again, The Steampunk Explorer is using the first day of April to launch a new publication. Last year, it was the Steampunk Enquirer. This time, we give you COGSmopolitan. Rest assured, it’s not coming to a newsstand near you.
We have a couple in the works, and we’re hoping our readers can suggest clever cover lines
Readers of The Steampunk Explorer can probably tell that I have a fondness for magazine parodies. I’ve already created a steampunk parody of the National Enquirer, and now I have early mockups of two more.
From Dolittle and Jungle Cruise to The King’s Man, a look at films likely to have steampunk appeal
At least on the big screen, no steampunk blockbusters appear to be on the horizon this year. But lots of movies on the 2020 calendar are likely to appeal to steampunk fans, including several period fantasy adventures.
Chap hop artist Professor Elemental on steampunk’s “decline” and why it’s brilliant
Opinion: Some folks say that steampunk is fading or even dying, but Professor Elemental wants to set the record straight. “Don’t worry fellow nerds, everything is fine, better than it ever was in fact,” he writes, and he’s here to tell you why. . .
A richly illustrated cookbook features food and drink recipes inspired by the horror author
Just in time for Halloween, The Countryman Press has released The Necronomnomnom, a book of “recipes and rites from the lore of H.P. Lovecraft.” The only things more horrid than the mind-destroying monsters are the unspeakable puns.
No steampunk blockbusters are on the horizon, but it looks like a good season for period dramas
This time of year, it’s customary for media outlets to offer previews of movie releases slated for fall. We decided to get in on the act, but with a steampunk twist. None really qualifies as “steampunk,” but all have elements with steampunk appeal.
Panels and trailers reveal details about the forthcoming Carnival Row and His Dark Materials
Attendees at Comic-Con International in San Diego got a closer look at two forthcoming TV series that could — emphasis could — fulfill the long-held dream of a blockbuster steampunk media franchise.
Maker and Key City Steampunk Festival organizer Wheeler Stone weighs in on the movie
Having read Mortal Engines, I was eagerly awaiting the movie adaptation. I thought it could launch steampunk into a new realm of public awareness, and inspire greatness in all makers. What I got was a desire for. . . something more.
A look at holiday-themed steampunk music, or is that steampunk-themed holiday music?
Many musicians have holiday songs in their repertoires, and steampunk artists are no exception. Here’s a roundup of tunes to help you get into the steampunk holiday spirit, including new offerings from Unwoman and Valentine Wolfe. . .
A photographer in the UK casts real people as characters in his visual steampunk tale
Photo Gallery: Graphic novels are nothing new, but Gary Nicholls has taken the concept of graphic storytelling to a new level with The Imaginarium, a steampunk saga told in the form of fine art images made from photographs.