Justin Hackert of Hackert Helmets & Props at Phoenix Comicon 2016

Find more at the official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Hackert-Helmets-and-Props-1643078452645632/      

Wild Wild West Con 2016 Gallery

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Steampunk Chocolate Factory to Come to Universal CityWalk Florida

Universal is going to give Steampunk aficionados a place to indulge their chocolate dreams at their CityWalk in Orlando later on this year. From their blog: The Toothsome Chocolate Factory will transport you into a 19th century-inspired Steampunk chocolate factory. You’ll indulge your appetite amidst towering smoke stacks, funky gadgetry, and staff wearing unique Steampunk fashion. They will have a menu that features unique twists on classic steak, seafood and…

Beards and Moustaches on Parade – The LA Facial Hair's 3rd Annual Competition

Saturday night saw a gathering of men, women, and children from all over the country who take their beards and moustaches seriously.  The event was the LA Facial Hair Society’s third annual Beard & Moustache Competition and the place was the Avalon Hotel in Hollywood. There were many 1st time competitors and 3 world champions on site.  There were groomed beards, natural beards, kids with beards (crafted), Whiskerinas, Freestyle beards…

San Diego Comic Con Brute Force Studios Interview

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An Interview with Author David Lee Summers at Phoenix Comicon 2015

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIsn9yqH8Fk] You can find out more about David at his Official Site: http://www.davidleesummers.com

Interview with Vented Hat Artist Susan Holt at Phoenix Comicon 2015

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhDzPC_WGUQ&w=560&h=315] You can find Susan at her official websites: https://www.etsy.com/shop/saholtartist1 https://www.facebook.com/pages/SAHoltArtist/103660486349102

Clockwork Couture Announces New Venture

Many of us were stunned by the announcement that Clockwork Couture would be closing.  Perhaps most surprised of us all was owner Donna Ricci.  ” A  business that was very healthy was now in a lot of trouble.”  She told me in a recent interview.   Sales have apparently been following the falling trend of the popularity of Steampunk.  “Sales have just been waning.  That put us in a very bad…

Are We Running Out of Steam?

Scrolling through my  Facebook feed the other day I suddenly stopped.  Clockwork Couture is closing it’s store – at this time their online store will remain open.  For those that do not not know Clockwork Couture is a steampunk shop in Burbank, California.  From their website they are “a fashion house that sits on the edge of time.  Traveling through eras and continents, we bring back styles and infuse it…