Brian J. Robb is a New York Times/Sunday Times best-selling author. Among his works are Timeless Adventures: How Doctor Who Conquered TV, a critical cultural history of the TV series (Kamera, 2009), A Brief History of Star Trek (Constable & Robinson, 2012) and A Brief History of Star Wars (Constable & Robinson, 2012).
He has written Silent Cinema (Kamera, 2007), Counterfeit Worlds: Philip K. Dick on Film (Titan, 2005) and Screams and Nightmares: The Films of Wes Craven (Titan, 1998). He has also written a number of biographies.
Brian’s Steampunk: Victorian Visionaries, Scientific Romances and Fantastic Fictions (Aurum, 2012) is a full illustrated comprehensive history and sets the key works of Steampunk squarely under the lens of his brass monocle and ventures into a world where airships still rule the skies.
Most recently Brian has written a number of titles in the Brief Guides series for Constable Robinson Superheroes, Hunger Games, Walt Disney and Gangsters.