Follow-Up: Works Mentioned in Episode #38

In this week’s episode of A Reader’s History of Science Fiction, I discussed all of the various cyberpunk derivatives that have cropped up over the years. And much like the previous one about time travel, I ran through far too many titles to fit in the episode description, so I’ve written out the full list below.

Steampunk

Morlock Night by K. W. Jeter
The Wild Wild West (TV show)
Wild Wild West (film)
The Time Machine (2002 film)
Around the World in 80 Days (2004 film)
Sherlock Holmes (2009 film)
Atlantis: The Lost Empire
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Howl’s Moving Castle
The Difference Engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling (recommended)
The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage by Sydney Padua

Dieselpunk

Children of the Sun (RPG) by Lewis Pollak
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Wolfenstein
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
The Legend of Korra
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

Atompunk

James Bond
The Jetsons
The Iron Giant (film)
The Incredibles
Fallout

Steelpunk

Snowpiercer
The Terminator
Mad Max

Clockpunk

Mainspring by Jay Lake
The Three Musketeers (2011 film)

Swordpunk

Treasure Planet
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Bronzepunk

Clash of the Titans
God of War

Stonepunk

10,000 BC
The Land that Time Forgot
The Clan of the Cave Bear

Nowpunk

The Zenith Angle by Bruce Sterling
Scott Pilgrim
Steven Universe
Rick and Morty

Biopunk

Gattaca
Splice
Repo Men
Resident Evil
BioShock
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
Twig (web serial) by John McCrae/Wildbow

Nanopunk

Prey by Michael Crichton
Deus Ex
Transcendence
The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson (recommended)

About Alex R. Howe

I'm a full-time astrophysicist and a part-time science fiction writer.
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