Jay Nitz, known for his work on “Dream Thief”, and artist Janusz Pawlak have a new original graphic novel coming out from Dark Horse Comics. “Toshiro” is a melting pot of genres and influences, grabbing at everything from Lovecraftian creatures to Samurai history. The book follows Toshiro, a samurai living in a Victorian world, who fights the forces of darkness and all the monsters that come with it. Yeah, it sounds rad as hell.
Look for “Toshiro” in shops June 17, 2014. READ MORE
A young master assassin who can’t escape the literal ghosts of her murderous past, is caught between the personal politics of two warring cyberpunk subcultures in Steve Horton and Michael Dialynas’ hit limited series, “Amala’s Blade: Spirits of Naamaron”.
Horton, who is a two-time Harvey nominated writer, and contributor to the award-winning anthology ‘Dark Horse Presents’, has kindly taken the time to answer our questions regarding the dystopian world he’s created, subverting character tropes, and the potential for future Amala storylines. The trade hits shelves on Wednesday January 22nd, so be sure check it out. READ MORE
Arcana Comics has just announced that they will be releasing a brand new ling of comics falling under the SteamPunk Originals, which is set to debut at San Diego Comic Con. There will be plenty of titles released this year, but at SDCC it kicks off with John Henry’s “The Steam Age SDCC Exclusive Preview Book”. Check out more details and some previews below. READ MORE
Australian rock band All Mankind have released a video for ‘Break The Spell‘ from their upcoming as-of-yet-untitled album. The video has some strong steampunk themes as well as a childlike creepiness about it that reminds me of ‘I Luv Halloween’ or ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’. The song is also very lighthearted and infectious, so don’t blame me if it gets stuck in your head, okay? Check out the video after the jump. READ MORE
I forgot that Kiel (Podcasting partner) showed me this last fall, it’s pretty amazing. These guys made it in their garage and it took them about 18 months. Check it out.
I’m kind of actually picturing this being turned into some incredible horror video game. Where you get into this time machine and are taken to these insane horrible places back and forth in time, just trying to get home. Kind of like a horror version of Sliders. OH MY GOD YES! I just blew my own mind. I’m claiming this my idea right here and right now as my own and if someone makes a game about it I want in on the ground floor. READ MORE