It’s kinda hard to explain as I’m still learning about it myself, but when you look at a picture that features steampunk you usually get it quite easily
So basically it’s art, models or anything like that showing a period where steam was the primary source of power, such as 19th century Britain, the Victorian era.
Obviously for me I love seeing heroes in this style its so cool seeing them envisioned in an older style! Below are some pics I got from www.silof.com
This guy has some custom made action figures I’d love to buy! Check them out, some are others who have drawn them… Guess who they all are! Some aren’t as obvious as you’d think