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Book Review: By Fire Above: A Signal Airship Novel By Robyn Bennis
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By Fire Above
Signal Airship Series – Book 2
Hardcover | Kindle | Audiobook
By Robyn Bennis
Publisher: Tor Books
Paperback Release date: May 15, 2018

Who does not like a great steampunk novel? In By Fire Above, you do not juts get a steampunk story but one laced with the darkness of war. For in this tale, it is kill or be killed, with little time left for life itself.

Decidedly different than what I was expecting, this book hooked me from chapter one. It probably would have been even easier had I read the first book in this “Signal Airship” series.

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DC Comics Goes Steampunk In February With ‘New 52’ Variant Covers
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In February 2014, DC Comics will be bringing the increasingly popular sci-fi subgenre, steampunk, to their New 52 lineup in the form of variant covers. The covers will span their most popular titles from Action Comics and Batman to Justice League and Wonder Woman. A collection of artists including Dave Johnson and Klaus Janson will be providing the covers.

The covers will feature all the trademarks of steampunk, which is a sci-fi subgenre that is generally set in an alternate Victorian era where steam and clockwork have become the predominant technology. These covers feature it all – from dirigibles and steam-powered machines to cog-driven robots and brass button covered apparel. So, so many brass buttons!

You can check out the full list of comics getting these variant covers and their artists below, along with previews of the covers.

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Awesome Steampunk Reimagining Of Ghostbusters
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If there is something strange on the frontier range? Who are you going to telegraph? The Ghost-Busters!

Check out the images here below of this ingenious reimagining of parapsychologists Egon Spengler, Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, and Winston Zeddemore as the turn-of-the-century Ghost-Busters: 1900.

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The Geek Guide To Easter Headgear
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On a day unlike any other — the day of bunnies, peeps, and Zombie Jesus — we thought it best to take a look at some of the best geek bonnets (and hats) that you should be rocking in the midst of this weekend’s forced family fun.

Here’s our Geek Guide to Easter Headgear.

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Trailer: ‘A Christmas Carol’ Steampunk Interactive eBook For iPad
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PadWorx Digital Media has announced that they will be releasing an interactive ebook for the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol.

The ebook will be available this Christmas through the App Store for iPad and iPhone, with pricing to be announced in the coming weeks.

Watch the trailer for the ebook here below.

A Christmas Carol interactive ebook will have 130 abridged pages from the Dickens holiday tale, that are illustrated with a steampunk design, and will be enhanced with original music, soundscapes, and effects.

The ebook was designed “to feel as if the iPad or iPhone you’re reading it on has been itself transformed into a steam-powered machine,”according to Jeffery Alan Schechter, CEO and producer at PadWorx Digital Media, Inc.

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