Today Mrs. Desperado and I review the delightful 2015 steampunk animation “April and the Extraordinary World.” Watch it here.
Tag: Alternate History
Queen Victoria’s Bomb
The longer I explore steampunk, the more I discover new and interesting examples of the genre. I am always encountering new titles, some of which were written before the genre got its name. The late Ronald Clark’s novel Queen Victoria’s Bomb, published in 1969, is one of these. Though it lacks the stereotypical steampunk elements […]
Michael Moorcock’s “Warlord of the Air”
Images (c) their respective publishers and/or artists. British writer Michael Moorcock is a master of many genres. He’s written numerous volumes of classic fantasy as well as iconic modern sci-fi. He is also one of the few who was writing steampunk because it was “a thing.” The cover of his 1971 novel Warlord of the […]
Incident at Dragoon Pass
The airship captain stood on the bridge, holding his pocket chronometer in his hand as he examined the railroad timetable pinned to the bulkhead. With his other hand, he reached into his vest pocket and pulled out a cigar, the gears in his artificial arm whirring softly. He placed the cigar in his mouth but […]