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11:00 AM on 05.20.2014

Josh Mayhem shows off his steam-powered Batgirl

Josh Mayhem passed along some shots of a recent commission that's being sent off to a private collector dubbed The Steampunk Batgirl. She started out as a 3-inch Dunny, and now look at her! All upgraded and looking as cute as...

Kristina Pino

Tomopop Review: DST's Femme Fatales Steam Punk Lexi photo
Tomopop Review: DST's Femme Fatales Steam Punk Lexi
by Scarecroodle

If science fiction, fantasy, and other popular media have taught us anything it's that our reality is boring; or, at the very least, boring when compared to the alternatives. One of the more enduring alternatives is steampunk, a retro "future" where technology is driven by steam power with seeming contemporary devices are retrofitted within the confines of these technical constraints.

Given the popularity of the idea, there's been a lot of merchandise produced over the years. Diamond Select Toys has made their own contribution to the subgenre with the Femme Fatales Steampunk Lexi, an apparent original creation who features a design that instantly looks to be at home in a steampunk universe while also being very attractive.

Full review after the jump.

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4:00 PM on 08.27.2013

Kodykoala Toys creates custom steampunk Link figure

Custom toy designer, Donald Kennedy of Kodykoala Toys has given Link quite an upgrade. Kennedy has created a custom steampunk Link action figure available in his Etsy store. His first Legend of Zelda custom, Link is made dri...

Vanessa Cubillo

5:00 PM on 08.05.2013

Pack Rat Studios gives Galactus & MODOK a steampunk touch

After creating a steampunk Dr. Octopus, Pack Rack Studios is back with more Marvel steampunk creations. This time they set their sights higher and have customized a steampunk Galactus and MODOK. The custom Galactus is 16 inch...

Vanessa Cubillo

8:00 PM on 07.11.2013

Custom Delights: Ume Toys' Peabody

Ume Toys' Rich Page hasn't just been busy making new characters; he's had to get ready for the upcoming Cardiff Toy & Tattoo Convention, which means custom toys. His latest is a custom steampunk Mickey Mouse figure called...

Brian Szabelski

5:00 PM on 07.03.2013

Behold this epic LEGO steampunk castle

Just when I think I've seen all that you can do with LEGO bricks, something like this comes along. Here is an entire castle built and assembled from over 20,000 pieces. Called Steam Castle Falls, this was shown as a diorama ...

Vanessa Cubillo

9:00 PM on 07.01.2013

Darren Clegg creates custom Steampunk Stewie

We better watch out! Looks like Stewie has found himself a new weapon of destruction. Artist, Darren Clegg, has created this custom work he titled "Steampunk Stewie and his Mechanical Cephalopod…of Doom". Clegg used K...

Vanessa Cubillo

11:00 PM on 06.25.2013

Obscure brings his steampunk show pieces online

On June 21 at the Vex Arts Center was a great steampunk event called Steampunk LA. Over 50 art pieces were shown at this event, and one of those featured artists was Matt Perez, also known as Obscure. Now he has taken pieces...

Vanessa Cubillo

6:00 PM on 06.19.2013

Check out steampunk Dr. Octopus from Pack Rack Studios

Look out, Spidey! Doctor Octopus is attacking again, this time with his new steampunk gear. From Pack Rat Studios, this Doctor Octopus figure has been customized by giving his tentacle arms the steampunk treatment. Using a M...

Vanessa Cubillo

Get your inventing cap, LEGO goes steampunk photo
Get your inventing cap, LEGO goes steampunk
by Vanessa Cubillo

Brace yourself, LEGO is going steampunk! From the new issue of LEGO Club Magazine, they show a preview of their new LEGO Master Builder Academy-Invention Designer Level 4. For those new to the Master Builder Academy series, this will include three kits that teach you techniques how to build themed designs.

The Invention Designer will teach you how to build 13 different steampunk designs. Not surprisingly, the first kit is dedicated to building time traveling machines using gears and steam engines. The second kit is all about learning to build historical architectural buildings inspired by Roman, Asian, and other cultures. The last kit will let you create designs that use movement citing the inspiration of Leonardo da Vinci.

If you loved playing with LEGO bricks and accessories and never checked out the Master Builder Academy series, now's your chance. Previously released themes include Creature Designer, Space Designer, Microbuild and Robot Designer, Flight Designer, and Auto Designer. Invention Designer will be out in July. 

[via Geeks Are Sexy]

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8:00 AM on 04.26.2013

Steampunk Star Wars creations: Even better than it sounds

There's nothing I love more than when something already awesome gets the steampunk treatment. Today's steampunk finds both come from the world of Star Wars. First up is this amazingly detailed AT-AT Walker made by Flickr use...

Vanessa Cubillo

8:00 AM on 04.09.2013

The Brass Knight is here to fight in an old timey fashion

Jin Saotome makes custom action figures from toy lines like Marvel Legends, DC Universe, GI Joe, etc. His latest custom comes from his DC Steampunk line, a custom 6-inch steampunk Batman he calls the Brass Knight. Just che...

Vanessa Cubillo