Steampunk Journal, the most popular online steampunk news site in the world, have launched a Patreon page. The page is launched and aims to raise just $20 per month initially to increase the speed of the site. In 2013, I … Continue reading Steampunk Journal is on Patreon!
(Featured image: Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences authors meet up in 2016 in Oamaru, New Zealand.) Steampunk Cons Are Not Dead In the last month, the Steampunk fandom has experienced a major shake-up in the northeastern convention market in the U.S. As … Continue reading Steampunk Conventions are NOT Dead
Like most struggling writers, Jules Verne penned short pieces to gain an audience long before he wrote the things that made him famous. “Martin Paz” is one of these early works you’ve probably never heard of, but it’s packed with adventure and romance. In addition, some themes in “Martin Paz” echo issues that are still prevalent in modern times such as racism, corruption, and privilege. What is “Martin Paz” About? In vibrant Victorian Lima, Peru, Martin Paz is a Native Peruvian Chieftain thrown into the conflicts of a growing multi-cultural city. A beautiful young Jewish woman named Sarah inadvertently interrupts a call to Christian prayer. And … Continue reading The Softer Side of Jules Verne: “Martin Paz” Review by Victoria L. Szulc
Michigan, USA & Sheffield, UK, February 1st 2017: Steampunk Journal and For Whom The Gear Turns – two of the most popular steampunk magazine sites in the world – are proud to announce they will be merging with immediate effect. The … Continue reading Merger of steampunk magazines to proceed
Steampunk Journal’s newest project heads into the exciting world of crowdfunding today! The Hellfire Club is to be a subscription based gallery of steampunk themed art nude photography. It will welcome models of all genders. The only restriction is on … Continue reading Are you ready for the Hellfire Club? (NSFW)
During the 20 years that Canadian theatrical art-rockers New Jacobin Club have been loudly spreading their dark and provocative sounds and stories, the band has survived controversies and obstacles that most performing artists rarely encounter. From being associated with the … Continue reading NEW JACOBIN CLUB Celebrate 20 Years of Make-Up, Corsets, Blood, and Fire
It will be my first time at Asylum and I’m there on behalf of Steampunk Journal, so please make sure you say hello. I like taking pictures of people, but sometimes feel a little shy to ask, so please feel free to offer as well. I’m looking forward to seeing you there. There may be still tickets available. Why not take a look here: Asylum VI ticket website Related articles Steampunk stories are old hat Happy Birthday Steampunk Journal Twelve of the most splendidly amusing steampunk memes Steampunk Continue reading Four days remaining until Asylum VI
With WGW now out of the way until April next year, the next big event on the Steampunk Journal calendar is the Haworth Steampunk Fair which we will be attending. Continue reading “Steampunk news round up 07/11/2013”