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Contraption Thursday: Grover Marland the Second

Making his debut at this Exposition is Brassy Galore’s faithful metal companion, Grover Marland the Second. Brassy encounters more than few spooks and spirits in her line of work, and most of them are not at all civilized. For detection of such malevolent beings, Brassy is always sure to...

Contraption Thursday: H.A.R.O.L.D.E.

Dr. Torque prefers to labor over his fantastic inventions in seclusion in his sprawling laboratory complex. Though his isolation frees his mighty intellect from social constraints, he is but one man and is often in need of additional strength in order to assemble his larger constructs. To this end,...

Contraption Thursday: A.T.T.

The miracle of near-instantaneous messaging notwithstanding, recording and decoding telegraph messages is, at least, massively time consuming and, at worst, is the type of barbaric labor that a gentleman should avoid. Dr. Torque happens to be such a gentleman and has devised an elegant solution to this conundrum. Torque...

Meet H.A.R.O.L.D.E.

In the mid 1870’s,TORQUE Laboratories was well on its way to being the world’s most in-demand company to do business with. Everything that TORQUE put on the market was gold in the eyes of the investors. He had patents ranging from top-secret military contraptions all the way down to...

Fantastic Postcards from 1910 Depicting the Year 2000

  Urban Ghosts Media is a great online magazine that focuses on abandoned places, hidden history and alternative travel.   They recently posted a few postcards from French artist Villemard and his “Visions of the future” – 1910 postcards depicting the year 2000 . We think they are great inspiration...

Plasma Pistols

Primary weapon of Jasper Dunlap Dr. Torque created this pair of plasma pistols at Jasper’s request. These unique weapons can affect both spiritual and physical foes with equal ferocity. To keep from encumbering Jasper with an over-abundance of gear on his back, each pistol carries a miniature version of...