Steamfunk is a subgenre of Steampunk, which is a child of Cyberpunk – a subgenre of science fiction in which the future is one in which society is largely controlled by computers, at the expense of freedom, peace and social order.
The essence of Black creativity in the shadow of the western world has been one of necessity and scarcity. “Make way out of no way” is the only consistent commandment from be-bop to hip hop, from STEM education to, finally, the science fiction that fueled many of those who sought it.
To paraphrase Kanye West, “the comics industry doesn’t care about Black people!”
Once upon a time, a snarky little comic strip rose from relative obscurity to become fodder for Sunday morning political pundits and shaking heads along Washington DC’s beltway.
In a casting announcement for another role, it was leaked that Oscar-winning multi-hyphenate Jamie Foxx will indeed join the cast of Amazing Spider-Man 2. When last we heard from Jamie Foxx, he was crossing his fingers that he would be cast as Electro in Amazing Spider-Man 2. Foxx’s four year old daughter was a big […]
The following is a first person editorial. I saw an article referencing comments by writer Jim Zubkavich, who writes the largely entertaining comic Skullkickers (among other credits): Creator says creator-owned comics pay as little as $31.25 a page—if you’re lucky. On a print run of 5000 comics (and many, many creator-owned titles sell less than […]
On a day when the nation’s eyes were focused on a storm battered east coast, a single headline snatched the attention of genre fans, financial analysts, entertainment industry pundits and children everywhere.
The only way to fly. Drive. Sail. Whatever.
This is the future, y’all.
There you have it folks, autopilot for your personal amusement.
Really? It’s going to be okay. It really is. Here’s why.
The modern man is beset on all sides by challenges logistical and psychological. Here’s a possible solution.
Taking the first step towards, maybe, just maybe, becoming a type one civilization at long last.
Scientists give this Promethean concept to mechanical citizens of the world. What could go wrong?
Not having a home or a family didn’t stop two young brothers from achieving despite the odds.
Geeks everywhere have dreamed of swinging on web lines, wielding a powerful hammer or even wearing the cape and cowl; but more geeks have worn an “S” in hopes of flying through the air like the superhero of all superheroes-Superman.