We’re quite excited to announce our first audio release, a free reading of the Catastrophone Orchestra‘s story Antonio’s Answer. It’s a tale of animal rights and nihilism in 19th century New York City. Read by Ben Church, produced and released by the Mike Cannon Show. 44 minutes long. Antonio’s Answer
After a year of waiting, SteamPunk Magazine #9 is nearly completed and SteamPunk Magazine #10 is open to submissions! They’re looking for fiction, essays, manifestos, how-tos (both fashion and tech), illustrators, and interviewers, so please check it out and submit your work! In addition to the previous editors, longtime contributor and web editor Katie Casey … Continue reading
Combustion Books is quite excited to announce that we’ll be showing up in force for TempleCon 2013 in Warwick, Rhode Island from February 1-3. This year we’ll be taking over an entire hotel room on the ground floor to bring you Combustion Books’ Traveling Show of Vice, our parlor of cons, swindles, games of luck … Continue reading
Combustion Books collective member Margaret Killjoy was interviewed by White Cat Publications about the history and structure of SteamPunk Magazine and Combustion Books: Nowadays, Combustion Books is a collective (we work without bosses) of four people. We make a lot of our decisions collaboratively, but each person takes on a certain amount of responsibility for … Continue reading
Our distributor, AK Press, is offering 25% off everything they carry from now until Dec 9. Which includes all of the Combustion Books titles!
We’re happy to announce our first crowdfunding project, A Steampunk’s Guide to Sex. We’re hoping to raise $2200 to help us get this book to the printer. The book is a mix of Victorian history and contemporary subculture, with authors like Professor Calamity and Alan Moore contributing.
Today Combustion Books was proud to sign on to the following statement: On Wednesday July 25th, the FBI conducted a series of coordinated raids against activists in Portland, Olympia, and Seattle. They subpoenaed several people to a special federal grand jury, and seized computers, black clothing and anarchist literature. This comes after similar raids in … Continue reading
Combustion Books rolled into Hartford, Connecticut this weekend to speak about steampunk and the apocalypse and sex. At different panels. There’s a whole writeup, plus embedded videos of our A Steampunk’s Guide to Sex panel, over at Margaret’s blog Birds Before the Storm.
We switched over to new e-commerce software, hopefully making for an easier experience for everyone. Broke some links in the process, sadly, but it couldn’t be avoided. Anyhow, hope you like the new design!
Came across a review of White is the Color of Death by Comrade Black from Camas Books & Infoshop in Victoria, BC. Since the review was on facebook, it wouldn’t do much good to link to it directly, so we’re reposting it below. Note that it includes some plot synopsis and therefore mild spoilers. I … Continue reading