Steampunk

Crafters Corner: Interview with Steam Crow Part 2

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And now for the 2nd installment of my interview with Steam Crow. If you haven’t heard of them, you will soon. They’ve been featured in the latest issue of Phoenix Magazine and will be hosting one of the largest booths at the Phoenix Comicon. They also have a growing fan base called “The Steam Crow…

Crafters Corner: Interview with Steam Crow Part 1

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It’s Crafters Corner Time! Welcome to a new series of articles where I interview local crafters and dish on the crafts they love to create. First up is part one of my interview with local craft masters: Steam Crow. I have to say, it was hard not going completely fan-girl on them. Daniel and Dawna…

A Look Inside “Steampunk Style”

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I was excited for this book for a number of reasons. I love Steampunk. If I could any literary world to live in it would be a steampunk one, sorry Batman. Something about it makes me all giddy. The second reason is that I am currently in the process of writing my own steampunk novel…

Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention 2014: Event Review

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Steampunks from all over the country poured into Old Tucson last week to participate in the Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention’s third incarnation. Blending the real life, interactive experience of a renaissance festival with the concentrated fan presence of a comicon, the Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention is still one of the most intimate and…

Get ready for Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention 3!

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Grab your goggles and ready your ray guns, the Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention 3 is less than a week away! From March 7th -9th Old Tucson will host the third Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention, a unique Steampunk adventure unlike any other convention experience. Not only is WWWC3 the largest Western-style Steampunk Convention in…

“Steampunk Originals Volume 1″ Graphic Novel Review

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Comic Publication Date: 10/1/13Steampunk is a vast subset of popular culture with an untapped potential to tell an endless steam of inventive narrative and visually arresting stories. Arcana Studios’ Steampunk Originals Volume 1 is an anthology showcasing the collective imagination of over 40 different comic collaborators, all of whom deliver wildly different takes on the…

Boston Metaphysical Society Webcomic, Kickstarter Campaign

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Boston Metaphysical Society is a mouthful of a title for a Steampunk-inspired webcomic, but the hook is short and sweet: Think Victorian Ghostbusters. Madeleine Holly-Rosing is the writer/creator of the series about an ex-Pinkerton detective and his spirit photographer who battle supernatural forces in 1800s Boston, and features a supporting cast of well-known historical figures.…

Let’s All Really Pretend

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Once upon a time there was a little boy who liked to play pretend. He and his friends would meet at the neighborhood park (or vacant lot, etc.) and come up with various games. They would find sticks that would transform into either swords or guns with the power of their imagination. With each new…