(Cover art by Myke Amend.)
The Gatehouse Gazette
rallies up this issue and prepares for the inevitable catastrophe looming over nearly every steampunk and dieselpunk scenario. We answer the call to arms with a plethora of articles dedicated to war and its effects both upon society and our beloved genres.
Jacqueline Christi has an excellent series about "the benefits of war," describing what technologies and other advantages we still derive from past warfare.
Marcus Rauchfuß discusses the not so fine art of propaganda and we are honored to have CarolMcCleary, author of the recent book The Illusion of Murder
, which Hilde Heyvaert reviews in this issue,
write about the adventures of nineteenth century ace reporter Nellie Bly in Mexico.
Also, there's a "Local Steampunk" feature by Lorenzo Davia about the Italian port city of Trieste and an interview with Christian Matzke about his War of the Worlds
Those not particularly interested in war will find plenty of other entries to their liking, among them a history of one Professor Thaddeus Lowe's private mountain city in California. And, we have another chapter from Andrew Bennett’s upcoming novel, Fearless
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