What happens when two Victorian steampunk style British gentlemen go to one of the biggest comic book conventions in the world, for the first time?
Well, lots of things, old fellow. Lots of things.
“If I wasn’t so tired, I probably would have had visions of the police filing a report about how they discovered two black guys from the UK, holed up in ‘a lady called Gladys’, buried alive by a mountain of steampunk and fantasy comic books.
“Any press is good press, as they say.”
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It has been years since the onset of the Dark Winter, and Victorian society is finally getting to grips with living in smoke.
A lifetime of burning fuels to power the big mechanical machines, coupled with diverse weather conditions created a deadly pea-souper that plunged the world into darkness.
Time has moved on…
Yes, that’s right, Clockwork Watch is packing its collective bags and jetting off to the United States in July 2013 where the team of Yomi, Jennie and Corey will be selling copies of The Arrival and Breakaway at Comic-Con International in San Diego. This is one of the biggest comic book and sci-fi conventions in the world, with well over 130,000 people attending each year, from eager showgoers and talented creators, to big-shot Hollywood actors and directors looking to promote their latest movies.
It’s an honour to have been selected among the tons of those who applied and we’ll look forward to seeing you there if you can make it! We’ll have more info on which table we’ll be seated at closer to the time.
“this project is definitely one to watch and, more importantly, get involved in.” – Geeks Unleashed!
It’s always great to have a good review, but sometimes it goes much further than a few column inches. While Clockwork Watch is a Steampunk story, it’s more about engaging participants in co-creation and storytelling. Thanks to the guys at Geeks Unleashed – you rock!
Read the whole article on the Geeks Unleashed website:
Monsters and Critics catches up with Clockwork Watch Creator Yomi Ayeni att he Thought Bubble Comic-Con in Leeds… Thanks to Ian Cullen for taking the time and having the interest in our project.
Here’s the ink and colour of something that you will see included on the cover for Breakaway:
Chan Ranbir got old, but still an authority figure.
Janav’s all grown up now.
First concepts of the Clockwork Watch uniform.
First sketches of possible hairdue for Janav.
Trying out his grown up face…
“Janav’s mother, in particular, is more “liberated” than an Indian woman would have been in the historical Raj, but in just a few words and gestures, she shows us how she must still keep her strength hidden in a man’s world.”