First look at Newbury & Hobbes! The Steampunk Novel Series Comes to Comics

By Staff Reports This September from Titan Comics comes Newbury & Hobbes – a brand-new steampunk adventure from writer George Mann (Dark Souls, Doctor Who, Warhammer 40,000), who brings his successful series of steampunk mystery novels to comics to celebrate its 10th Anniversary in 2018, preceding the stunning release of The Revenant Express next year!…Read moreRead more

Anno Dracula #1 Review: Steampunk With Fangs

Anno Dracula

Titan Comics Brings Anno Dracula to the Comic Book World By Daniel Schwartz Alternate history is always cool. Whether it is the dangerous world of the Man in the High Castle or the vampire heavy Anno Dracula universe, changes to history always open up strange and exciting possibilities.

Vintage Tomorrows Review: Welcome to the Revolution

The Many Aspects of Steampunk Come Together with Vintage Tomorrows By Nolan P. Smith The influence of Steampunk on today’s popular culture is evident in just about every art form you can think of. From novels to comic books, music to machinery, fashion, film, television, and more, odds are you have seen something that is…Read moreRead more

Rough Riders #1 Review: That’s How Rough Riders Roll

Rough Riders assembles a historic, action packed romp through the end of the 1800’s By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—Super teams are all the rage right now- with movies based on the Avengers having ruled the box office and a looming Justice League flick on the horizon, who doesn’t love to see heroes come together…Read moreRead more

Victorville Resident Dove Into WonderCon with Deep Sea Cosplay

Steampunk Ariel Came to Life at WonderCon By Nolan P. Smith (Victorville) WonderCon, the massive comic book and pop culture convention, was a hit this past weekend, with costumes, or cosplay, around every turn. For Victorville resident Rebecca Rubio, she dove ‘Under the Sea’ and brought to life a cosplay inspired by Ariel from Disney’s…Read moreRead more

Cosplayer Spotlight: Will Blagg

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– Pastrami Nation is excited to spotlight one of the best cosplayers in the High Desert this time around, as well as one of the most recognized cosplayers around the convention circuit. He graced the front page of the Los Angeles Times as the menacing Predator, check out the spotlight…Read moreRead more

Grimm Fairy Tales: Steampunk—A New Alternate Reality Two-Part Mini-Series From Zenescope Entertainment

By Staff Reports Zenescope Entertainment is bringing their iconic characters into a world engulfed with elements of Steampunk when Grimm Fairy Tales: Steampunk hits in 2016. In an alternate Steam Punk reality, Robyn Hood, Alice Liddle, Cinderella, Van Helsing, Nathan Cross, and many other of the most popular Grimm Universe characters live in a stunning…Read moreRead more

Dynamite Announces December Release of The Precinct, the All New Steampunk, Sci Fi Comic Book Series by Frank J. Barbiere and Crizam Zamora

By Staff Reports Dynamite Entertainment is proud to announce the upcoming December release of The Precinct #1, the first chapter in an all-new steampunk science fiction comic book series written by Frank J. Barbiere (Avengers World) and featuring interior artwork by Crizam Zamora (Vampirella: Prelude to Shadows). In the sprawling, steampunk metropolis known as The…Read moreRead more

Tyson Hesse’s Diesel #1 Review: The Young and the Restless

By Daniel Schwartz Contributing Guest Reviewer (Victor Valley)– Making the jump from popular web comic to the print medium, Tyson Hesse’s Diesel has come to the Boom Box imprint from Boom Studios for a 4-part, high-flying adventure. In a world where cities float among the clouds, Peacetowne has just pulled up anchor and sailed into…Read moreRead more

Long Beach Comic Con 2015: Part 2- Cosplay, Captain Jack and Automobiles

By MrandMrsSmith and DimSumHottie All photos by MrandMrsSmith and DimSumHottie Long Beach Comic Con 2015 was a blast to behold. There was so much to see, so much that we had to break the coverage into two parts! We are proud to bring you the booths, cosplay, vehicles and more straight from Long Beach! From…Read moreRead more

Let’s Kickstart This! Citizens- A Steampunk Graphic Novel

By Nolan P. Smith It has been far too long, so let me welcome you back to another awesome look at crowdfunding greatness with the next installment of Let’s Kickstart This! Who doesn’t love comic books? The sequential art medium is on the rise in popularity, and has always been an art form to tell…Read moreRead more

Lantern City #1 Review- The Start to a Dark, Steampunk Ride

Review by Nolan P. Smith Writers: Paul Jenkins and Matthew Daley Art by Carlos Magno Created by Trevor Crafts (Victor Valley)—When Archaia Entertainment/ Boom! Studios announced Lantern City a few months ago, I was stoked. I love the Steampunk genre and all it entails, and the promo art I saw looked amazing. So how is…Read moreRead more

Bruce Boxleitner Headlines BOOM! Studios’ Presence at the First-Ever Atlantic City Boardwalk Con

By Staff Reports Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is excited to announce it will be exhibiting at the first-ever Atlantic City Boardwalk Con (ACBC), a new East Coast-based “Comic/Geek/Cosplay convention” that will take place at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey during the weekend of May 14-17. Bruce Boxleitner (Tron, Babylon 5),…Read moreRead more

Archaia and Macrocosm Bring Steampunk to Monthly Comics with 'Lantern City'

By Staff Reports (Los Angeles, CA) – Archaia, an imprint of award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios, and Macrocosm Entertainment are excited to announce the May debut of Lantern City, a new ongoing comic series created by Trevor Crafts, Bruce Boxleitner, and Matthew Daley. Written by Daley and Paul Jenkins (Fairy Quest), and illustrated by Carlos Magno…Read moreRead more

Archaia and Macrocosm Bring Steampunk to Monthly Comics with ‘Lantern City’

By Staff Reports (Los Angeles, CA) – Archaia, an imprint of award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios, and Macrocosm Entertainment are excited to announce the May debut of Lantern City, a new ongoing comic series created by Trevor Crafts, Bruce Boxleitner, and Matthew Daley. Written by Daley and Paul Jenkins (Fairy Quest), and illustrated by Carlos Magno…Read moreRead more

Cover Reveal: Hinges, Book 1: Clockwork City

By Staff Reports Image Comics has revealed the final cover of HINGES, BOOK 1: CLOCKWORK CITY, the enchanting graphic novel by Meredith McClaren. Depicting “new soul” Orio, a porcelain doll, and her familiar Bauble, the cover hints at the mystery and intrigue Orio will encounter in the city of Cobble. HINGES is a modern fairy…Read moreRead more

BOOM! Studios and Macrocosm Entertainment to Launch Archaia's First Yearlong Series with the Steampunk 'Lantern City'

By Staff Reports Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce they are teaming up with Macrocosm Entertainment to publish Lantern City, a yearlong 12-issue maxi-series from the Archaia imprint that dives headfirst into the Steampunk genre. This will be the first single issue maxi-series published by Archaia since it first started publishing The Secret…Read moreRead more

E3 2014: Day One!

By Nolan P. Smith E3 2014 is here! Day one was sensory overload, as every year is! The convention floor was a buzz from the plethora of titles shown. All the major and minor studios were on hand, with the elaborate booths that we have all come to know from E3. Which studio took the…Read moreRead more

Hail Toshiro! Check Out An Original Steampunk Horror Graphic Novel From Jai Nitz

By Staff Reports (MILWAUKIE, OR)—Genres collide in an adventure where steam-powered tanks clash with katanas in the new graphic novel Toshiro from writer Jai Nitz (Dream Thief) and artist Janusz Pawlak! “Toshiro bends and blends genres to make something altogether new. Janusz and I wanted to play with Victorian steampunk, alternate history, Lovecraftian monsters, and…Read moreRead more

E3 Expo 2013-The Ladies of E3 2013

It wouldn’t be E3 without the ladies, right? Check out the lovely ladies on the E3 convention floor.  

Let’s Kickstart This! Rucka and Burchett’s Lady Sabre & The Pirates of the Ineffable Aether

Steampunk comics=awesome. Not to mention comics by Greg Rucka and Rick Burchett are awesome, which makes Lady Sabre & the Pirates of the Ineffable Aether that much better! A collection of the hit webcomic, their Kickstarter projects collects the first five chapters in a stunning hardcover collection. Here is the info straight from the Kickstarter…Read moreRead more

Arcana’s Steam Engines of Oz Goes the Kickstarter Route

Let’s Kickstart this! Arcana Studio announced that they have suspended the traditional offering of the series Tht Steam Engines of Oz, as they have opted to go the Kickstarter route instead. I think the project should do well, and for sure get funded as it looks terrific from what I have seen so far. Check…Read moreRead more

Let’s Kickstart This! RUN DM STEAM by Hesperia’s own Poplock Holmes

Pass the tea! The beats, the lyrics, and the energy: Hip-Hop is one of those art forms that instantly makes you want to tap your toe to the beat. What Hesperia native Poplock Holmes has in store for his first CD outing is a bit different: the Steampunk infused Chap-Hop. With your help, his Kickstarter…Read moreRead more

Arcana’s The Steam Engines of Oz Comes to Free Comic Book Day 2013

Steampunk and the Wizard of Oz? Why not! Check out the info for Arcana’s Steam Engines of Oz Free Comic Book Day special, as well as information on the upcoming series and at the covers for Issues #1 and #2! VANCOUVER (March 22, 2013) – Arcana Comics is preparing for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2013,…Read moreRead more

Fashions Biggest Trend for the Next 15 Years? Steampunk!

Time for a clockwork revolution. Forbes announced last week that, according to IBM, Fashion’s Biggest Trend from 2013-2015 will be Steampunk. Check out the whole article HERE, which is where the super cool graphic on Steampunk above came from. As a fan of the genre, I am thrilled to see this, and it’s not really…Read moreRead more

Twenty Hours to go for The Adventures of the 19XX on Kickstarter!

Less than a day left! The Adventures of the 19XX, an awesome Steampunk/Dieselpunk graphic novel on Kickstarter, is reaching the end of its funding window, but it’s not too late! You can still get yourself the reprinted hardcover of volume 1, even volume 2 as well as tons more! It’s already reached its funding goal,…Read moreRead more

20 Days to go for The Adventures of the 19XX Kickstarter Project-Steampunk/Dieselpunk Comic Goodness!

Twenty days and counting! The Adventures of the 19XX is the an amazing Dieselpunk/Steampunk comic book by the talented Paul Roman Martinez. With two volumes self published, the Kickstarter project aims to reprint the fist volume as a beautiful hardcover, with new art and extras! Throughout the pledges, you could preorder your own copy of…Read moreRead more

Kickstart this Comic, Steampunk Edition with The Adventures of the 19XX

When Steampunk is done right, THIS is how it looks. The Adventures of the 19XX is a self published comic book by Paul Roman Martinez, and has already made the industry take notice. In 2011, the original book was a nominee for the Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer, which is a huge deal! This Kickstarter…Read moreRead more

Help Kickstart The Steampunk Chronicles- A Steampunk Comic!

Awesome! As many of you know, I love to spotlight the awesomeness found on Kickstarter (like Agent 88 and The Goon movie), so when I came across this I had to share it. This project is to help fund a fantastic Steampunk comic, The Steampunk Chronicles! By the looks of the pencils and inks seen…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: John Henry The Steam Age SDCC Preview Book

Review by Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation Writer: Dwayne Harris Artist: Dwayne Harris Publisher: Arcana Comics Website: The genre of steampunk is something that has exploded in popularity as of late. The emphasis on the power of steam, the goggles, the gears and the creativity: it’s one very cool and exciting part of pop…Read moreRead more