US publisher Arcana seeks submissions for “Steampunk Originals” anthology

  (Updated): US publisher Arcana has announced an open-call for submissions to Steampunk Originals VII,  their comic anthology series distributed by Diamond. Welcoming art of all styles/ media and stories of all tones/ genres, the resulting volumes are a kaleidoscopic exploration of the a Steampunk theme. The first six volumes have already featured hundreds of creators from acrossContinue reading US publisher Arcana seeks submissions for “Steampunk Originals” anthology

Morecambe Steampunk Festival 2014

Steampunk set to take over Morecambe!

The League of Splendid are inviting everyone to enjoy ‘A Splendid Day Out’ in Morecambe – “The Naples of the North” on Saturday 31st May. From noon until 4.30pm, everyone is invited along to the Steampunk Festival at the Platform in Morecambe to enjoy numerous attractions including stalls, music, dancing and magic as well as aContinue reading Steampunk set to take over Morecambe!

2000AD Art Competition goes steampunk

Over on the 2000AD official forum, comic creators are regularly encouraged to take part in a monthly themed art competition – and this month the theme is steampunk. “It had to happen,” enthuses organiser and freelance artist himself, Owen Watts. “Whip those unnecessary cogs out, this competition is going steampunk. Drag your favourite thrill backContinue reading 2000AD Art Competition goes steampunk

Girl Genius web comic creators Phil and Kaja Foglio head for Cambridge

Phil and Kaja Foglio, creators of the steampunk web comic Girl Genius (www.girlgeniusonline.com), are to be Guests of Hounour at the Congenial convention in Cambridge next month. Taking place over 10-12th August 2012, Congenial is an SF and role-playng convention offering a programme of talks and panel discussions,  role-playing games, and socialising. The event isContinue reading Girl Genius web comic creators Phil and Kaja Foglio head for Cambridge

Lancaster Game Designers win top award

Lancaster-based game designers Peter Cakebread and Ken Walton have won the award for Best Role-Playing Game at this year’s UK Games Expo in Birmingham, for their table-top steampunk role-playing game, Abney Park’s Airship Pirates. Based on the songs of Seattle-based steampunk band Abney Park, the game book – lavishly illustrated by some of the topContinue reading Lancaster Game Designers win top award