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Zeppelins and Airships

The Art of Vadim Voitekhovitch

It was already back in 2010 when I posted an image of a most splendid airship by Vadim Voitekhovitch to illustrate an article about Steampunk in Russia. This one: Back then, I did not know who the artist was, I have since been informed and updated the blog post. Now it …

LZ 11 Viktoria Louise

It has been a really long time since I last posted a Zeppelin image. This is the passenger Zeppelin LZ 11 Viktoria Louise, her maiden flight was 14th of February 1912. She is named after the youngest daugher of Kaiser Wilhelm II.

Steampunk for the Little Ones

Explaining your favourite subculture to your children can be a daunting task. Therefor, we have to expose them as early as possible and instill the fascination we feel in them. For me, this fascination started with my encounter with a Zeppelin on TV. I must have been four or five …

Dirigible Days – Episode One just out on the Ætherweb

Here it is the long awaited first episode of Dirigible Days, and it has a Cthulhu Cultist villain in it! Excitement! And the captain has a Gatling gun for an arm, how epic is that! So without further ado, please enjoy:

A Steampunk Epic will finally premiere!

War of the Worlds Goliath will finally premier at ComiCon in San Francisco this year. It has been a long time in the making but the trailer on the official site looks like waiting has been worth it. I can’t wait for the release on blue-ray and DVD since it …

The Aether Dancer Steampunk OS Project needs you!

Want to see Captain Ivanova a.k.a. Claudia Christian take the helm of an airship? Me, too! All we have to do now is stick together and get this epic project on the road: Support Aether Dancer!

An Artifact from Italy

From the beautiful country of Italy comes this most remarkable Steampunk artifact, a Zeppelin lamp. Such a beauty: As you will have noticed (doubtlessly, I hope) the creator of this lamp no steampunk study should be without is Flaminio Bovino, and this could mean “Burning Cattle” or “Burning Cow” but …