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Frankenstein and Mary Shelley

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If you don’t have access to ShowTime and you’ve wondered what Penny Dreadful is all about, let me clue you in. I enjoy the show and recommend it. Ethan Chandler a Wild Bill Cody type is hired by Sir…Continue

Oscar Wilde and The Picture Of Dorian Gray

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If you don’t have access to ShowTime and you’ve wondered what Penny Dreadful is all about, let me clue you in. I enjoy the show and recommend it. Ethan Chandler a Wild Bill Cody type is hired by Sir…Continue

Mary and Jane – Sci-fi Pioneers

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Diana Vick – SteamconI thought I’d mention two of my favorite writers, Mary and Jane, again — the two teenage…Continue

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STEAMPUNK AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

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Frankenstein and Mary Shelley

If you don’t have access to ShowTime and you’ve wondered what Penny Dreadful is all about, let me clue you in. I enjoy the show and recommend it. Ethan Chandler a Wild Bill Cody type is hired by Sir Malcolm Murray and Vanessa Ives to find and rescue his daughter, Mina Hunter, kidnapped by a vampire. Dr. Frankenstein teams up with them as well. And Dorian Gray is added to the mix.In Penny Dreadful, Victor Frankenstein creates a monster who stalks him and kills people who are important to him,…See More
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Prof. Sebastian Fate replied to Maeve Alpin's discussion Oscar Wilde and The Picture Of Dorian Gray
"At the risk of being labelled pedantic - who, me ? - the following may be of interest to those who wish to look further into the contemporary response : 1.  Oscar Wilde - Art and Morality  edited by Stuart Mason ( Christopher Millard ) ,…"
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Prof. Sebastian Fate replied to Maeve Alpin's discussion Oscar Wilde and The Picture Of Dorian Gray
" The most bizarre version in my collection is a graphic novel adapted by Roy Thomas and Sebastian Fiumara , Marvel Illustrated 2008 ISBN 978 2654 6 .It was first issued in six parts . "
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"Author Leanna Renee Hieber wrote a series of books called "Magic Most Foul", that includes her take on "The Picture of Dorian Gray"."
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I live in Houston Texas, I have a grown son and a granddaughter. I am the author of 17 published books, four are Steampunk/romances, Conquistadors In Outer Space, To Love A London Ghost, As Timeless As Stone, and As Timeless As Magic. I am a staff writer for Steamed - http://ageofsteam.wordpress.com/ For more information, please visit my website at http://MaeveAlpin.com my other books are under the name of Cornelia Amiri at http://CelticRomanceQueen.com

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Westernpunk by Maeve Alpin

Posted on July 18, 2012 at 6:30am 0 Comments

Westernpunk Fun

I have seen different terms, cowpunk, weird west, and westernpunk, but I prefer the later. One of the greatest examples of Westernpunk is the old television show, Wild Wild West. Though a western, all the 19th century high tech…

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Steampunk Comic Books by Maeve Alpin

Posted on June 20, 2012 at 1:26pm 2 Comments

Bryan Tallbot’s 1970’s Luther Arkwright series is considered the starting point for the modern era of Steampunk comics. It explores social and political inequities through a secret agent character, Luther Arkwright, who moves between parallels by pure force of will. The main setting is a parallel world where the English Civil War has been prolonged. Speaking of Bryan Tallbot, his Grandville series is total Steampunk. I’ll begin with it, followed by thirteen more.…

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Steampunk Media

Posted on March 22, 2012 at 2:25am 0 Comments

The captain and members of the Steamship Isabella along with Steam Powered Giraffe: The Spine, The John, and Rabbit in their robot makeup discussed Steampunk media at Clockwork.con. As fellow artist there are a lot of similarities between musicians and writers. The Steam Powered Giraffes said, “We write what we write and the Steampunk community embraced it.” To a novelist that would be the same as saying, I write from the heart. I love people who write from the heart whether it be literature…

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Multicultural Steampunk by Maeve Alpin

Posted on October 9, 2011 at 6:35am 0 Comments

As the hub of the industrial revolution, Victorian Britain and its culture will continue to be one of the strongest settings for Steampunk fiction. That said, it is not the only legitimate setting. After all, even Jules Verne’s most memorial character, Captain Nemo, mentioned more than western European aristocrats in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. "Do you think I'm unaware of the suffering people and oppressed races of this planet, the poor to be comforted, the victims to be avenged?"…

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At 10:37am on August 7, 2014, Blimprider said…

I am honored, Milady!

At 12:18pm on August 6, 2014, Blimprider said…

Good day, Ms. Alpin,

     Just a courtesy notice to let you know that I have mentioned one of your books on my blog, http://steampunkjack.weebly.com/blog/coming-attractions ~ If you'd care to drop by and offer a comment or correct any mistakes I may have inadvertently made, my door is always open.  Hope to see you soon.

~ Blimprider

At 2:53pm on July 18, 2013, Colonel Nigel Pennington said…

Hi Miss Alpin, I love ghost hunting! In fact I wish I could be there, but alas I am indisposed for now. I invite you to see my ghost hunting video I made here in Florida recently. More on the way, of course.  Go to

www.steampunkghostlytales.com to see my page and watch the short movie. It is  truly fun viewing.

At 11:08pm on June 4, 2013, George 'Dubael' Woodruff U.E. said…

My apologies Mistress Alpin, Devilish forces have precluded my properly accessing my account and I see that nearly a year has gone by since you sent me your request.  Please excuse my tardiness.

At 8:33pm on September 24, 2012, Dawn Donati said…

thank you  . i am looking to connect with artist maybe share ides . i am new to this forum .  and a little shy its easer to work in stained glass then on the computer for me ,,  

At 3:07pm on August 28, 2012, Air Marshal Gaz said…

Thank you for the friend request. It will be a pleasure to meet you at one of the future events.

At 12:47pm on August 28, 2012, Kaptain Gustavus Sturmreiter said…

Guten Aben Frau Apin.  Danke for the add.  Hopefully i and my esteemed crew of the Heart of Iron can attend that saturdays function that you have planned.

At 11:40pm on May 8, 2012, Arewe' Thereyet. said…

Welcome to the 42nd.  I did so enjoy meeting you at AetherFest.

At 2:51pm on May 29, 2011, A D Cruize said…

Ms. Alpin,

Sorry that I missed you at ComicPalooza.

Perhaps we can meet on 10 July.

All the Best,

     ADC

At 12:20pm on May 21, 2011, A D Cruize said…
Happy birthday, Ms. Alpin.
 
 
 

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