We might just be on the cusp of an Eighth Doctor renaissance. Paul McGann’s Doctor is showing up in merchandise and he’s meeting up with River Song in his audio plays. Now he joins Titan’s line of Doctor Who comics—and while his first issue treads familiar ground, it’s still a delight to see more of this incarnation.
George Mann has helped revitalize steampunk fiction with his detective novels featuring the duo of Newbury and Hobbes — and now, his new story collection, The Casebook of Newbury & Hobbes, takes the detectives to weirder places than ever. Check out an exclusive excerpt right here.
Geroge Mann's Ghosts of Manhattan bills itself as introducing the world's first steampunk superhero. Atmospheric and pleasingly enigmatic, the novel pulls us into world of pure pulp.
George Mann's Ghosts Of Manhattan claims to be the first "steampunk superhero" novel, and now you can judge its pulpy, Jazz-age noir sensibility for yourself. Pyr Books has the first six goggle-wearing, thug-punching chapters online for free.
Goggles, gaslights and gears, oh my! Steampunk is a steadily growing subgenre of speculative fiction. We review four current and forthcoming books that have been affixed with that label... in an elegant copperplate hand, naturally.
This month, spend some time in Victorian steampunk England, hunt down lost artifacts on Mars, or get to know Batman a little better. You could also grab a drink in post-apocalyptic Wales. All that and more, in July books.
We were intrigued to hear Pyr Books was publishing a "steampunk superhero" novel by George Mann, but the details turned out to be even cooler than that sounds. Plus you can read Mann's fiction online.