Lovelace and Babbage mockupLovelace and Babbage the graphic novel is on sale on April 21! A cornucopia of comics and a feast of footnotes!

A prodigious feat of historically based fantasy that engages on a number of levels.”
red_starKirkus (Starred Review)

“…a must-have for anyone who enjoys getting lost in a story as brilliant in execution as conception… permeated by delightful illustrations, obsessive foot- and endnotes, and a spirit of genuine inventiveness, it’s an early candidate for the year’s best.”
red_starPublishers Weekly (Starred Review)


The Marvellous Analytical Engine- How It Works

Hi All! As promised: Babbage’s Analytical Engine, how the heck did it work? If you’re new to this website, you may be only dimly aware of Charles Babbage’s marvellous yet mysterious Analytical Engine, the first design for a real computer from the 1840s. It had programs, memory, cycles, loops, and all sorts of computery things despite…

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The Analytical Engine In Glorious Technicolour!


Greetings long-suffering readers (and new soon-to-be-sufferers)! If you have been feeling deprived of Lovelace & Babbage news for lo these many months, rejoice! as you are in fact soon to find yourself heartily sick of this comic Graphic Novel. Over the next couple of weeks I find myself in little short of a Media Blitz quite enough…

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London Launch at GOSH! Comics on April 30th!

Come one come all! The UK launch and signing for The Thrilling Adventures, social event of the season, will be at GOSH! Comics, the fabulous chamber of wonders and consumer of wallets conveniently located in the middle of salubrious Soho. It shall be on Thursday April 30! It would be great to meet my loyal…

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Sydney Padua is a animator and insufferable know-it-all, generally employed in making giant monsters appear to be attacking people in movies. She started drawing comics by accident and is still trying to figure out how to stop.


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