Monday, September 1, 2014

Map Monday: Wilson's Julian Comstock by Tsar of New Zealand

No Weekly Update due to Labor Day festivities (should start calling this place Alternate History Bi-Weekly Update), but I still have a Map Monday post for you all. This week we feature Tsar of New Zealand's map of Robert Charles Wilson's world featured in his novel Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd Century America:
Julian Comstock is one of those books I haven't read, but people speak very highly about. I do know its sets in a post-peak oil future where humanity has entered a second dark age of steam technology (since people forgot how to use solar, wind and nuclear power I guess). According to Tsar, however, Wilson only focuses on America so this map extrapolates what is happening in the rest of the world. Being a fan of Munroist maps, I enjoyed the ASB geopolitics of the 22nd Century and it makes me want to finally pick up a copy to learn a little more about Wilson's world.

Honorable mention this week goes to False Dmitri's "Imperial Republic of Russian California". If you want to submit a map for the next Map Monday, email me at ahwupdate at gmail dot com with your map attached and a brief description in the body of the email.

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Matt Mitrovich is the founder and editor of Alternate History Weekly Update and a blogger on Amazing Stories. Check out his short fiction. When not writing he works as an attorney, enjoys life with his beautiful wife Alana and prepares for the inevitable zombie apocalypse. You can follow him on Facebook or Twitter.


  1. Uh, the link is the same for Tsar of New Zealand's and False Dmitri's.

    1. Oops, sorry about that. Thanks for pointing it out. Its fixed.


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