Wednesday 8 May 2013

Smashwords Stainless Steel 1913 on sale now

This digital comic book narrative blends steampunk science with historical facts to mark the centenary of the invention of stainless steel and is now available priced $1.99/£1.40UK on Smashwords at 

The comic that was made to read on smartphone, tablet, desktop and android devices is available on Kindle and Drive Thru Comics and via smashwords will be made available on Apple, Kobo, Nook and Sony within a few weeks, I'll keep you posted...

Stainless Steel 1913 is the origin story of a WWI Superhero and a new metallic alloy created by Harry Brearley in Sheffield, England.  The narrative reflects the spirit of the age as storm clouds gather over Europe in this 32 page sepia (1913 scenes) and colour (2013 scenes) action packed comic book that continues the centenary celebrations with a story that blends historical fact with steampunk science fiction.

Sheffield is currently marking the centenary of the invention of stainless steel by Harry Brearley in many of its museums and galleries and the £2.50 CDrom version of this comic book will be available locally at all the usual Sheffield retail shops by Monday 13th May 2013.

That's Sheffield Space Center, Broomhill Galaxy 4 and Record Collector, Blackwell's on Mappin Street, Rare and Racey on Devonshire Green and The Star Bulilding on York Street.

The steampunk action comic introduces a new British Superhero, ready for further centenary issues as the World War breaks out in 1914. Along with our hero, there are several supporting characters from the pages of history, including Thomas Ward Sheffield's Master Cutler and H.H. Asquith the British Prime Minister and many others. The narrative even takes you to Sheffield's Jungle and the famed Bostock Circus that was resident in the city in 1913 and the local legend Lizzie the Elephant.

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