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Jardin Mecanique Graphic Novel

Posted by Lee A. Farruga on March 15, 2017 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (5)


One of Canada's favourite steampunk bands, Jardin Mecanique is creating a graphic novel about their characters' origins.


They have created a Kickstarter campaign, and all asking all steampunk and graphic novel fans to help get it created.


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Guess What?

Posted by Lee A. Farruga on February 28, 2017 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (2)


I've been so busy, I almost missed it!

We've been around for 7 years. Where did the time go.


Happy Anniversary!


Boy in The Clockwork Web

Posted by Lee A. Farruga on November 14, 2016 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (1)


Author Nelson Boon (aka Steampunk Canada member Steam Bob), is a teacher who loves history, and in particular the Victorian era. In Steampunk, he says "I see a world where people are heros because they are dedicated to finding knowledge and truth, and they depend on their own intellects and ethical conduct to attain their goals." In his latest novel, he dedicates it to the children of the Industrial Revolution.


About this time last year, I had the pleasure to rev...

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The Apothecary's Curse

Posted by Lee A. Farruga on September 14, 2016 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

It's been a crazy summer, and I apologize for the absence, but I did find time to read a wonderful new thriller from Pyr Books called The Apothecary's Curse.



In Victorian London, the fates of physician Simon Bell and apothecary Gaelan Erceld...

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The Volt

Posted by Lee A. Farruga on July 3, 2016 at 6:45 AM Comments comments (0)

We've talked about Canadain steampunk artist Kyle Miller many times here on Steampunk Canada, and for good reason. His creations have always been cutting edge, and simply amazing!


This time around he's got something new that will turn any steampunk, or otherwise, into a maker. Check out his new Kickstarter campaign for

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Strange Copper Cylinders of Thaddeus Barnes

Posted by Lee A. Farruga on June 22, 2016 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (1)

"At the end of the 19th century the eccentric Canadian inventor Thaddeus Barnes buried six copper cylinders across Canada. The locations of those cylinders he encoded in a private journal. That journal was filled with riddles, ciphers, mathematical puzzles and word games. His intention was that the most worthy of his three children would solve his vexing challenges, discover the cylinders and retrieve the six pieces of a brass key which would unlock a hidden safe that contained details of ...

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3rd Annual GCSE

Posted by Lee A. Farruga on June 13, 2016 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (1)


Coming back for its 3rd time, the Grand Canadian Steampunk Exposition promises to be bigger and better than ever!



This year it's all about mad science, crackpot inventions, and twisted genius. What could be more fun than that!


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Clockwork Canada

Posted by Lee A. Farruga on April 29, 2016 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Last year I mentioned that Exile publishing was putting out a special steampunk anthology that would be very specifically Canadian.


Well, it's almost here, and I've had the opportunity to read it. It's wonderful!



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Steampunk Connection

Posted by Lee A. Farruga on March 27, 2016 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Film and documentary maker Annie Deniel is working on a special documentary with a large group of steampunks from Canada and abroad. 




The project is mostly complete, but she has started an Indiegogo campaign to h...

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Makers Challenge

Posted by Lee A. Farruga on March 10, 2016 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)


The Steampunk Makers Workshop group on Facebook has put out a challenge to makers and tinkers around the world.

Here are the details from their event page:


 You must build a device in the Steampunk style.

!) It can be portable or stationary, be used...

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