Gunfighter Gothic, Volume 2
Absinthe & Steam
Atomic Anxiety Press, July 2014
Created and Written by Mark Bousquet
“Thanksgiving at the House of Absinthe & Steam”
1866 / November
Thanksgiving dinner with visiting Americans in London gives Hanna and Jill a new client and a chance to get really drunk on really amazing absinthe, and then fight Lugus, a reborn Celtic god who wants to impregnate the entire world. Guest starring Lady Jenny Carashire and Sarah Maugh.
“God in the Steam”
1866 / December
Portions of this story take place in 1867 / June.
After the events at the House of Absinthe & Steam, Lady Carashire invited Hanna and Jill to her country estate, where she hopes to trick them into assisting one of her scientists with his experiment. There’s also another reborn Celtic god on the loose to make things dangerous. Guest starring Lady Jenny Carashire, Sarah Maugh, Father Ryan Bragh, and Abigail and Jens Anthon.
“The Worldly Introduction of Lady Absinthe & Gentleman Steam, Occult Detectives”
1866 / December – 1867 / June
Victims of scientific experiments conducted by Lady Carashire’s scientists, Father Bragh and Abigail Anthon now find themselves transformed – him into a man of metal and her into a woman of plants. They take on a new client, an American named Jill Masters who is worried that her mistress, Haneul Pak, is possessed by the ancient spirit of Morgan Le Fay. Guest starring Lady Absinthe, Gentleman Steam, Merlin, and Ajax Finch.