Thursday, May 16, 2013

Journey #68 - Cyberpunk by D.K. Thompson - Issue #2 - Failsafes and Escapes

Billy is in a race against time to save his wife from Meme in cyberspace.
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Cover art provided by Bo Kaier, freelance illustrator / web designer, and art director for the Drabblcast.
The author, D.K. Thompson, is also co-editor of Podcastle, and often posts to his blog. His fiction has appeared in various anthologies, and also in podcast form at Escape Pod, Pseudopod, Varient Frequencies, and the Drabblecast.  
The character of Cyberpunk comes from D.K.'s YA podcast novel "The Unbelievable Origin of Superspiff and the Toothpick Kid". You can find episodes 1-3 of the novel here, and episodes 4-12 here.
Cast of characters:
D.K. Thompson as Billy Gibson a.k.a Cyberpunk
Lauren "Scribe" Harris (of the Pendragon Variety Podcast) as Moss
Lauren “Skrybbi” Nicholson (of the Pendragon Variety Podcast) as Kelly
Clay Dugger (of The Righteous Dude's Dudecast) as Hobbes
Mur Lafferty as Lily Gibson
Marshal Latham as Tao Li
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Music used in this production:
"The Complex", and "The Sad Trio" by Kevin MacLeod
Theme music: Liberator by Man In Space

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