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Cowboys and Aliens

This definitely comes under the heading of Weird West, which in itself is very Steampunk. But take a look yourselves: Cowboys and Aliens – Cinematic Trailer And Harrison Ford rides again! Even better: The movie is based on a comic… That lets my collector’s heart beat faster! Let’s see if …

Neil Gaiman – A Living Legend

Neil Gaiman, a living legend, has graced this planet with his presence for half a century now. On this day in 1960 he delivered his first scream in Portchester, Hampshire, England. Happy Birthday, Mr. Gaiman! Neil Gaiman has since enriched popular culture with such game-changig works as Sandman, American Gods …

When Comics influence Science

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/skeptoid.com/audio/skeptoid-4207.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) | EmbedThis post is all about the celebration of science and humor. In 1982, Gary Larson drew the following cartoon: The term thagomizer has since weasled its way into proper scientific publications and is (amongst other places) mentioned in this excellent Skeptoid …

Lady Mechanika

Famed comic artist Joe Benitez who has worked on such titles as JLA, Superman/Batman and Titans for DC Comics and titles like The Darkness and Weapon  Zero for Image Comics is currently working on a new and singularly interesting series of comics, Lady Mechanika. Credit for the discovery goes to …

Dieselpunk Eye Candy and Webcomic

Today, a person calling himself  19XX (a.k.a. Paul Roman Martinez) has joined our circle at the Smoking Lounge. He submitted the following piece of art and explained, it was a new character in  his web-comic, also called 19XX: Very nice tank, isn’t it? 19XX is a very Dieselpunk web-comic, set …

Steampunk the Comic

In the dark, hidden corners of the ætherweb, sometimes you find  hints of forgotten things, tales no longer told and art no longer appreciated. One of these forgotten works of art is a graphic novel/comic which ran from 2000 to 2002. Alas, it did not attract many readers and thus …

Saturday of Neil Gaiman Week

Well, this is the second to last day of Neil Gaiman Week and it hurts to know that I will not be able at all to fit all the stuff in I originally wanted to do. There is simply too much great stuff around to cover in one week. Oh …