Five Fists of Science by Matt Fraction and Steven Sanders

The Five Fists of Science comic book was one of the first Steampunk purchases I ever made. It is a tight little book that doesn’t waste any pages which is definitely a feat, but it did make things a little hard to follow the first time I read it. Upon my second reading, I really came to appreciate this book a lot more. The first few pages of Matt Fraction’s book (artwork by Steven Sanders) are excerpts from essays by Mark Twain and Nikola Tesla, who are also the stars of the story. Reading these essays and the character biographies that follow are very important for … Continue reading Five Fists of Science by Matt Fraction and Steven Sanders

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Vol. 2

Your favorite cohort of steam-era heroes returns in another installment of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol. 2! Our story starts on the surface of Mars where literary heroes Gulliver Jones (Lieut. Gulliver Jones: His Vacation, 1905) and John Carter (Princess of Mars, 1917) are organizing a resistance against an alien race of foreign origin that is trying to invade. All too quickly, aliens decide to invade the homeland of those who oppose them: Earth. We meet up with the League when they are called in to investigate an impact crater in the countryside. Tentacled aliens make short work of the humans who try to make … Continue reading League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Vol. 2

Victorian Gothic Adventure Arcane Sally & Mr. Steam Launches on Kickstarter

Miss Sally, I presume!
Miss Sally, I presume!

LOS ANGELES, CA — MARCH 1, 2016 — A new Kickstarter campaign has been launched by Dragabok, an independent comics producer, in an attempt to turn a screenplay by LA based screenwriter David Alton Hedges into a ten issue comic book miniseries. Titled Arcane Sally & Mr Steam, the story focuses on Lord Percival Cawthorne, an American born agent of the British Crown, his butler Runnymede and a mysterious agent called Miss Sally who is assigned to assist Lord Cawthorne solve a mystery. Continue reading “Victorian Gothic Adventure Arcane Sally & Mr. Steam Launches on Kickstarter”