Being a steampunk fanatic, anything with “clockwork” in the title automatically piques my interest. The book’s cover illustration of a colorful harlequin-like character added to my fascination. Clockwork Ninja turned out not to be steampunk, but rather an imaginative urban fantasy set mostly in my hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. Full disclosure: I know the author, […]
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Spotlight on Victorian Fantasy – Black Butler
Black Butler is a popular manga series by Yana Toboso that first appeared in 2006. A few years later, A-1 Pictures adapted it as an anime, directed by Toshiya Shinohara. (Noriyuki Abe directed season 3 and the animated movie “Book of Murder.”) The story concerns an orphaned English aristocrat and the butler who serves and […]
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Happy Hallowe’en from Steampunk Desperado!
As you can see in the photo, it’s Halloween, that day when Jack Skellington’s brother Pat harnesses up his team of flamingos to bring lots of horrible gifts to all the bad little ghouls and banshees. It’s also time for us to announce the publication of our new short story “Love at Stake” about a […]