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      There’s a ton of fascinating steampunk things out there in the world, but this mechanical tiger really takes the biscuit. It […]

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At last I’ve made a very small beginning to this page. Recommendations welcome!


Alan Moore & Kevin O’Neil, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Alan Moore & David Lloyd, V for Vendetta
A long time favorite (the movie doesn’t really cut it) which I re-read every year or two.

Bruce Sterling & William Gibson, The Difference Engine

Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, Steampunk, Steampunk Reloaded, and Jeff VanderMeer and S. J. Chambers’s The Steampunk Bible

Dr. Grymm & Barbe Saint John, 1,000 Steampunk Creations: Neo-Victorian Fashion, Gear, and Art


Hayao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky

Caro and Jeunet’s City of Lost Children—although I prefer Delicatessen

The Golden Compass