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Looking for Steamduck?

You will be.
Steamduck is part of the soon to be released Children's Book from Coal City Stories "Her Majesty's Explorer: a Steampunk bedtime story." This will be the first Steampunk picture book ever! Support this great project by purchasing a T-shirt or other item at
Learn about the Illustrator William Kevin Petty here!

 The Gospel According to VERDU! 
The Second installment of the Brofman series.
Here is a sneak peek at the new cover!
And read the 

Chenda and the Airship Brofman
Book Trailer

Chenda and the Airship Brofman is a 2010 AMAZON Breakthrough Novel Award Semi-finalist

The book Chenda and the Airship Brofman is available by clicking here. Thanks for your attention and enjoy the podcast of the first chapter.

Episode 1
Chapter 1 PDF or podcast


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Professor Henrietta Hoppingood. Ph.D., Lecturer in Cultures, Languages, and Esoterica.
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What are your favorite Steampunk films?  Suggest a film in the Comments section of this site!

Short Clips:

The Mysterious Explorations of Jasper Morello. Dark and very Steampunk.

Meet Steampunk gadget master Jake Von Slatt. I If you have a yen to create in brass, check him out.

Warehouse 13. Lots of Steampunk gadgets in a modern world.

The Amazing Screw On Head - Weird and wonderful - but a bit dark.

Skyland - Japanese Animation - such a clean future, devoid of space physics.

MTV's Take on Steam - A loose overview.

Steampunk Feature Films:
  • Van Helsing
  • The Postman
  • The Prestige
  • Waterworld
  • League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
  • Wild, Wild West
  • Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
  • The Golden Compass
  • Young Sherlock Holmes
  • Steamboy
  • Dark City
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • Stardust
  • Adventures of Baron Munchaussen
  • The Rocketeer
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • The Fiendish Plot of Dr Fu Manchu
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Both the silent & Disney)
  • Captain Nemo and the Underwater City
  • Mysterious Island
  • First Men in the Moon
Did I miss your favorite? Leave a comment!
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Latest Steampunk Photos are here:
Emilie P. Bush on Facebook.

Oakland Cemetery Meet-up - 10/04/2009

Dragon Con 2009 - here, here, and here.

Steam Lit!
Steampunk literature is way cool, but hard to find, so here is a list of a few I recommend:

And Some Mags!:
SteamPunk Magazine
Steampunk Tales
Victoriana - FREE

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Emilie P. Bush