Zack Snyder’s 2011 movie Sucker Punch is a bit of a mess (read our review here), but it has a very cool steampunk World War I scene in it, full of biplanes, zeppelins and undead German soldiers. You can watch parts of it on YouTube. Continue reading “Sucker Punch Concept Art”
Everyone knows Cirque du Soleil for it’s amazing, colorful shows full of stunts and acrobatics.
But did you know that they also have a steampunk show called KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities? Continue reading “Cirque du Soleil’s Steampunk Show”
Pete Amachree’s are some of the best steam- and dieselpunk cityscapes you will find. In one, we see a busy Victorian-era town square with a monument to the Battle for Phobos (one of Mars’ two moons). In another, a mix of Flatiron Building and Times Square with an elevated railway thrown in. Imagine the stories that could take place here! Continue reading “The Art of Pete Amachree”
Egle “Cathy” Zioma is a Lithuanian artist who has done a few steampunk works, including the cover illustration for the first steampunk novel published in the Baltic state: Andrius Tapinas’ Hour of the Wolf. Continue reading “The Art of Egle Zioma”
Ignacio Bazán Lazcano is an Argentinian artist, whose work includes Weird War and Weird West scenarios. Continue reading “The Art of Ignacio Bazán Lazcano”
Last Sunday was the very first edition of Japan Con at Park Loods Noord in Antwerp, Belgium.
As the name suggests, this convention’s focus was Japanese (popular) culture, but there was some steampunk! Here is a taste. Continue reading “Steampunk at Japan Con”
Sebastien Hue is a versatile digital artist from France. Most of his work is science-fiction, but a few pieces have steam- and dieselpunk influences, including a city with flying mechanical whales! Continue reading “The Art of Sebastien Hue”
Cities lost to time and half-remembered civilizations, discovered deep in the mountains of the Himalayas, the Amazonian rainforest or at the bottom of the sea, are a familiar trope in steam- and dieselpunk fiction.
Drawing on the expeditions of Percy H. Fawcett and Heinrich Schliemann, the writings of James Churchward and Theodore Illion and the esotericism of Helena Blavatsky, W. Scott-Elliot and Rudolph Steiner, both genres exploit the half-real and fully imagined tales of ancient races that supposedly roamed the Earth millennia ago. Continue reading “Lost Cities and Civilizations”
Lady Mechanika is a title to look forward to every year when Free Comic Book Day arrives and this year’s edition was no different.
Although in theory these free comics are only available for free on the first Saturday of May, the reality is that many, especially online, stores have stock of Free Comic Book Day issues left and will allow you to include them for free with an order. So it’s still possible to get your hands on a copy. Continue reading “Free Comic Book Day 2018: Lady Mechanika”