It features a female lead character in an alternate-history Victorian-style " steampunk " setting, although elements veer from what is usually thought of as steampunk. Kaja Foglio, one of the co-creators, describes it as " gaslamp fantasy " instead to suggest its more fantastic style. Agatha H. The specific idea for the style of Girl Genius came about when Kaja Foglio went through some of Phil's loose drawings: "I was going through all of Phil's old files and I was filing all of the old sketches, and I was coming across weird airships and cats in tophats with walking canes, and all of this Victoriana sci-fi stuff We both like the tropes associated with mad science, and I really enjoy drawing fiddley Victorian-style gizmos". I was printed in January , followed closely by the monochrome Issue 1 in February. Color was introduced in Issue 4 and subsequently, with occasional dips into sepiatone for flashbacks. In the collected editions, Volume One comic Issues 1—3 was inked by Brian Snoddy  and was reissued in colored by Cheyenne Wright.
Girl Genius Series. This series collects the Girl Genius comics published online and initially in comic books. The ongoing comic can be read on the Girl Genius website , which includes other Girl Genius tie-ins such as short stories, podcasts, and merchandise. See also the Girl Genius novels More. Book 1. In a time when the Industrial Revolution has becom… More. Want to Read. Shelving menu.
Welcome to the Girl Genius Wiki , a fan-created resource for the fabulous gaslamp fantasy comic, and now a fabulous webcomic, produced by Studio Foglio. Girl Genius is an epic graphic novel published online for free every M-W-F. Any entry here may contain spoilers for the current storyline. The guy in the bowler hat is Professor Phil Foglio himself. The Kickstarter for Sparks and Monsters book 6 of the Second Journey and nineteenth volume overall is live after a false start and has already successfully funded in under a day! Kings and Wizards volume 4 of act 2, 17th overall has been printed and is available in hardover and softcover from the TopatoCo online store and in PDF format from DriveThruComics. The Girl Genius Novelization is proceeding. The third book is available in hard cover, paperback, electronic, and audiobook formats. As of today there are 1, dangerous experiments running loose, but there's always room for more. Get out your lab coat and goggles and go mad!
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