Steampunk Magazine is an online and print semi-annual magazine devoted to the steampunk subculture. It is published under a Creative Commons license, and is free for download. In March 2008, Steampunk Magazine began offering free subscriptions to incarcerated Americans, as a "celebration" of 1% of the US population being eligible.
Steampunk Magazine is published by Strangers in a Tangled Wilderness in the United States and by Vagrants Among Ruins in the United Kingdom.
Reception and Recognition
Two of the editors, Magpie Killjoy and Libby Bulloff, were at the 2008 Maker's Faire in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The popular blog Boing Boing has also announced every Steampunk Magazine release to date, including their Steampunk's Guide To The Apocalypse.
Steampunk Magazine was mentioned in a Newsweek article discussing the steampunk movement as an example of a steampunk periodical
An article in The Yale Herald uses Steampunk Magazine as an example of microcultures and their ability to thrive on the internet.